Ljubljana - citytrip

Citytrip Ljubljana

Ljubljana is the capital of Slovenia. It is a relatively small capital, but a popular destination for citytrip. The city is known for its unique architecture, with bridges and a castle in the city. But you will also find plenty of culture and excellent restaurants and bars in Ljubljana. The city exudes geniality and is not yet overrun by tourists. Ljubljana is the perfect city break destination for a relaxing weekend.


One of Ljubljana’s most famous sights is the Ljubljanica River. This river flows right through the city centre. The river is surrounded by beautiful bridges and buildings, including the imposing Tromostovje bridges. These are three bridges right next to each other, in the heart of the city. The centre of Ljubljana is cosy and historic. Here you will find colourful buildings, cosy terraces and countless shops and galleries.

Food and drink

Ljubljana is also known for its excellent culinary scene. The city offers a wide variety of restaurants and bars, where you can enjoy local specialities and international dishes. Ljubljana is a modern city. There is plenty of choice, whether you are looking for a vegan restaurant, a sushi restaurant, or a traditional Slovenian restaurant. Sample traditional Slovenian dishes such as Kranjska klobasa (sausage) and Potica (nut bread). There are also numerous wine bars where you can taste Slovenia’s excellent-tasting wines.

Tasty and organic food


Ljubljana is also a popular destination for shoppers. In the old town you will find numerous shops and markets where you can buy souvenirs and local products. The most popular market is the Ljubljana Central Market, where you can find everything from fresh fruit and vegetables to Slovenian wines and handmade products. For shopping in the well-known chain shops, there are several large shopping centres on the outskirts of the city. Here you can park for free, or get there easily by bus.

Emporium shopping in Ljubljana


There are numerous fun activities to do in Ljubljana. For example, you can take a boat trip on the river, or take a bike ride along the beautiful surroundings of the city. It’s also fun to visit Ljubljana Castle, which stands atop a hill above the city. From here, you have a great view of the city and its surroundings.

Dragon bridge in Ljubljana


One of the most beautiful parks in Ljubljana is Tivoli Park. Located on the outskirts of the city, this beautiful park offers an oasis of peace and nature. Tivoli Park is a popular destination for locals and visitors, who come there to walk, jog or just relax in the shade of the trees. The park is also home to the Ljubljana ZOO, where you can see more than 200 different animals. It’s definitely worth a visit during your city break to Ljubljana.

Tips for a city break to Ljubljana

  1. Visit Ljubljana’s old town and stroll along the river. Here you will find beautiful buildings, cosy terraces and friendly people.
  2. Taste the local specialities and Slovenian wines. There are many nice restaurants and bars where you can enjoy Ljubljana’s culinary scene.
  3. Go shopping at the Ljubljana Central Market or visit the numerous shops and markets in the old town. Also visit Galerija Emporium. An imposing building with a clothing shop full of world brands.
  4. Do fun activities like a boat trip on the river, bike ride along the city or visit Ljubljana Castle.
  5. Take time to explore the city on foot or by scooter and be surprised by Ljubljana’s beauty and charm. There are many hidden gems to discover.

Public transport- Urbana Map

Ljubljana has an excellent public transport system, which allows you to travel easily and quickly to all places in the city. To use the public transport system, buy an Urbana card. This is a convenient way to use public transport in Ljubljana. The Urbana card is an OV chip card. You buy the card at ticket machines and stations. With one Urbana card, you can easily and quickly check several people in and out. This makes public transport a convenient and affordable way to explore Ljubljana during your city break.

Discover this relaxed capital city in beautiful Slovenia. The ideal destination for your next city break!