Welcome to Ljubljana, the charming capital of Slovenia, located in the heart of Europe between Venice and Vienna. This hidden gem is a perfect mix of German punctuality, Latin temperament, and Slavic melancholy, and is sure to enchant you with its unique character.
During this tour, you'll get to know some of the city's top highlights, providing an excellent introduction for first-time visitors. You'll begin at Prešeren's Square, the lively heart of the city. This bustling square is named after Slovenia's most famous poet, France Prešeren, and is the perfect place to start discovering the city.
From there, you'll head towards the iconic Triple Bridge, designed by Jože Plečnik, which connects the old town with the modern part of the city. This unique structure is a great spot for taking photos and admiring the views. Next, you'll stroll down Market Alley, where you can taste some of Slovenia's traditional delicacies, such as homemade sausages and cheese, and buy fresh produce, flowers, and souvenirs. This charming covered market is another masterpiece of Plečnik's architecture.
As you stroll through the charming streets of Ljubljana's old town, Mateja will share fascinating stories and insights about the city's rich history and culture. You'll see The Castle and the City Hall, which was built in the 15th century and is now home to the mayor's office, and the Fountain of the Three Carniolan Rivers, which symbolizes the three regions of Slovenia.
Finally, you'll end your tour by walking along the riverbanks of the Ljubljanica River, which is the lifeblood of the city. Here, you can relax and enjoy the laid-back atmosphere of this charming city, lined with cafes, restaurants, and bars.
In summary, this tour provides a fantastic introduction to Ljubljana's highlights, giving you a taste of the city's history, culture, and architecture. You'll be sure to fall in love with the unique character of this enchanting city, so come along and discover the beauty of Ljubljana for yourself!
Živjo! Hi, my name is Mateja and I come from Slovenia.
I am an independent entrepreneur and mainly work as a tourist guide, tour manager, destination consultant and turist guide trainer.