Why not treat yourself to some shopping in Ljubljana? There's plenty to choose from. Ljubljana is good both for goods from renowned international brands, available in the city centre and larger suburban shopping centres, and items from local artists and designers. Well worth visiting is Ljubljana's central market, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.

Opening hours

Most of the city centre shops are open from 8:00 to 19:00 on weekdays and from 8:00 to 1:00 on Saturdays. An increasing number of shops also welcome customers on Sundays.

Suburban shopping centres are open from morning to evening on weekdays and Saturdays except public holidays. Shopping hours are generally from 9:00 to 21:00. On Sundays most of the shopping centres stay open till 15:00.

Value Added Tax refund

Non-European Union citizens can claim the refund of the Value Added Tax for purchases from most of the shops in Ljubljana. When you purchase a minimum of €50.00 worth of goods from a shop labelled "Tax Free Shopping", the shop issues a Tax Refund Cheque which entitles you to receive the refund amount from the Global Blue refund office at Ljubljana Jože Pučnik Airport.