Top up Your Private city tour of Ljubljana by visiting the main attractions as well as less touristy areas of the city and get the local perspective
ABOUT THIS TOUR
Country: Slovenia, Ljubljana
Duration: 4 hours
Type of Tour: private, with licensed local guide
Group Size: minimum 1
Recommended for: everyone
When to do it: throughout the year
Transportation: your feet
WHAT YOU SEE
Secession street, Preseren square, Triple bridge, Dragon Bridge, Central market, Cathedral of St Nicholas, City hall, Robba’s fountain, Medieval part, Old square, Krizanke Summer theatre, National University Library, Congress square, Republic square with National Parlament, Street of Embassies, Serbian Orthodox Church, National Gallery, Opera house, Slovenska street
Welcome to Ljubljana – European Green Capital 2016
Comprehensive city tour with enthusiastic and friendly licensed local guide
Getting to know Ljubljana that has a feel of metropolis with small-town friendliness
A young city of over 50,000 students with great respect toward seniors
A city of culture; over 10,000 cultural events take place in the city every year
Rich history; from the legacy of Roman Emona; through to the Renaissance, Baroque and Art Nouveau to modern Ljubljana that was shaped by the strong personal style of Jože Plečnik
Home of one of the oldest philharmonic orchestras in the world
Visit to the Ljubljana open market
Wide range of local delicacies in numerous restaurants and inns
Romantic bridges adorning the Ljubljanica river
WHAT YOU CAN EXPECT
Meet your private licensed* Local guide at your hotel in the city centre and start exploring Ljubljana. During four-hour city walk, you will see Ljubljana’ s best features – in depth
Ljubljana is very walkable and mostly flat city so you can enjoy the tour as your local guide illuminates the sights with insightful history and commentary throughout the tour. Admire colourful buildings on Secession street while you walk towards the place where all locals meet; Preseren square is one of the city’s most important landmarks, named after Slovenia’s national poet France Preseren. Learn about Preseren’s interesting life and unheard love in the times when Europe was approaching great changes. Cross the famous Triple Bridge, created by famed architect Jože Plečnik, a great European architect and a local of Ljubljana. Continue to the Central market where bustling stalls offer local produce and colourful flowers. Learn about Ljubljana’s symbol, a dragon, when stopping at Dragon’s bridge. Stop in front of Cathedral of St Nicholas where your local guide will tell you more about the role of religion and the Church as an institution in the country. Pass baroque Robba’s fountain and enter City hall that is sitting at the same place for more than 500 years. Continue in medieval spirit by listening tales from your guide who will make past times come alive in the old streets of Ljubljana. Stroll through cobbled streets, full of restaurants and cafes and feel the vibe of the city. Pass Slovenian pride, National University Library, before getting to the most representative square in Ljubljana – explore Congress square and learn about its interesting history and many important buildings around it; University of Ljubljana, Philharmonic Academy and more. Next to visit is Republic square, where Slovenian National Parliament together with other statues gives an opportunity to see architectural style born in the communist era. Walk toward Street of Embassies to admire bourgeois villas now housing powerful countries of the world. Stop to see Serbian Orthodox Church which is facing Ljubljana’s grand park Tivoli. Pass grandeur Opera house, recently renovated National Gallery and continue to Slovenska street – once the main road that led to Roman town of Emona, present Ljubljana, established 2000 years ago. Complete the circle by coming back to Preseren square. Get ready for great picture moments and some complimentary surprises along the tour – come join us!
*our guides are official licenced guides of Municipality of Ljubljana
|NUMBER OF PEOPLE IN A GROUP
|PRICE PER TOUR IN EUR
|1 – 15
Included in the price:
- 4 hours of comprehensive, guided sightseeing
- Services of local licensed English-speaking Tourist Guide throughout
Not included in the price:
- Personal expenses (meals, drinks, shopping etc.)
Preseren Square in Ljubljana (other places upon request – extra charge can apply).
You are welcome to contact us.
We are flexible in adjusting program to your needs.
Suggestions: traditional meals, wine tastings, visit of museums, sports activities, hikes etc.