Often described as the Switzerland of Eastern Europe, Slovenia may be small but it is brimming with treasures to impress a range of travellers. Arrive in the small but quaint capital city of Ljubljana to discover bustling cafes, historic architecture and a pretty cityscape in a pleasant small-town ambience.

A mountainous country that unfurls all the way down to its own corner of the beautiful Adriatic Coast, Slovenia rewards the adventurer with numerous hiking and cycling trails. Better still, the picturesque town of Bled just two hours away will enchant with its glorious scenery and relaxed atmosphere.


What you’ll love most about Ljubljana

  • Discover the charm of Ljubljana’s Old Town, where cobblestone streets, colourful buildings, and outdoor cafes create a relaxed and inviting atmosphere, perfect for leisurely walks and people-watching
  • Marvel at the iconic Ljubljana Castle, perched atop a hill overlooking the city, where panoramic views of the historic centre and the surrounding Alps await, offering a glimpse into Slovenia’s rich history and natural beauty
  • Stroll along the picturesque Ljubljanica River, lined with quaint bridges and charming riverfront cafes, where you can enjoy a scenic boat ride or simply relax by the water and take in the beauty of the city
  • Explore the vibrant street art scene of Metelkova City, a former military barracks turned alternative cultural center, where colorful murals, avant-garde galleries, and eclectic bars and clubs showcase Ljubljana’s creative spirit and bohemian culture
  • Visit the bustling Ljubljana Central Market, where local farmers and artisans sell fresh produce, artisanal goods, and traditional Slovenian delicacies, providing a taste of the city’s culinary delights and cultural heritage
  • Indulge in the flavours of Slovenian cuisine, from hearty dishes like žlikrofi (stuffed dumplings) and prekmurska gibanica (layered pastry) to sweet treats like potica (nut roll), as you dine in delightful bistros, elegant restaurants, and trendy food markets that celebrate Ljubljana’s gastronomic diversity

Where to Book

  • Ljubljana city centre - Slovenia Tourism/Nikola Jurisic

  • View over Ljubljana - Slovenia Tourism/Jacob Riglin

  • Green Adventures cycling tour in Ljubljana, Slovenia Tourism/Mankica Kranjec

  • Stopping for a coffee with a view over Ljubljana - Tourism Slovenia/Mankica Kranjec

  • Ljubljana's 'Library under the treetops' - Slovenia Tourism/Mankica Kranjec

  • Couple enjoying their time in Ljubljana - Slovenia Tourism/Nikola Jurisic

  • Resting at Sveta Ana, Ljubljana Marsh Nature Park - Slovenia Tourism/Jost Gantar

  • Cityscape of Slovenian capital Ljubljana

  • Aerial view from Ljubljana Marshes and Krim - Slovenia Tourism/Drazen-Stader

  • Early evening view from Ljubljana Castle - Slovenia Tourism/Alen Kosmac

  • Ljubljana's central market area at night - Slovenia Tourism/Marin Kambic

  • Christmas decorations in Preseren Square, Ljubljana - Slovenia Tourism/Ales Fevzer

Average temperature

Information below is based on average highest temperature for each month.

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  • 12

Information above is based on the average number of days which experience some form of rainfall for each month.


When to Visit

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