Top 10 things to do in Ljubljana

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Get to feel Ljubljana's green soul © Nea Culpa

Get to feel Ljubljana's green soul

Ljubljana, the European Green Capital 2016, is a city with a green soul. Explore its green attractions.

Visit Plečnik House © M. Paternoster

Visit Plečnik House

Get to know the life and work of the famous architect Jože Plečnik, who left an indelible mark on the cityscape of Ljubljana. Visit the recently renovated Plečnik House, where you can view a permanent exhibition showcasing the architect's work and see his home exactly as it was in his lifetime.

Explore Ljubljana by bicycle

Explore Ljubljana by bicycle

Compared to other capitals, Ljubljana is very small, very green, and very cyclist-friendly, which makes it a great place to explore by bicycle. Join a cycling city tour that takes you beyond the historical city centre and includes a picnic in the vast Tivoli Park.

Explore the romantic stories of Ljubljana © Nea Culpa

Explore the romantic stories of Ljubljana

Ljubljana is a city whose very name, sounding very similar to the Slovenian word for 'beloved', brings to mind love. Treat yourself to a romantic city break and learn some of the most famous romantic stories of Ljubljana.

Take a culinary tour of Ljubljana

Take a culinary tour of Ljubljana

To explore the local flavours, take advantage of the range of culinary tours of Ljubljana. Find out about the city's culinary offerings and their history, taste traditional Ljubljana dishes, and experience the vibrant creativity of local chefs.

Discover all the dragons of Ljubljana

Discover all the dragons of Ljubljana

Some of the most iconic images of Ljubljana depict the Dragon Bridge and its famous dragon statues. If you haven't been photographed next to one of them, you can hardly claim that you have explored Ljubljana. The dragon is Ljubljana's symbol and if you take a walk through the city, you will see dragon representations everywhere. Discover all the dragons of Ljubljana.

Enjoy green tours and activities © Nea Culpa

Enjoy green tours and activities

Ljubljana offers a range of popular experiences hard to imagine anywhere else, from exploring the city by bicycle or taking a Segway city tour to gliding down the river Ljubljanica on a stand-up paddleboard. Check out the full list of green tours and activities to be enjoyed in Ljubljana.

Spend some social time at the Open Kitchen

Spend some social time at the Open Kitchen

Each Friday from the end of March to the end of October, the Ljubljana Central Market hosts an event that you simply should not miss. The event, called Open Kitchen, is a food market bringing together different Slovenian chefs, who freshly prepare all kinds of delights right in front of their customers.

Visit the recently renovated National Gallery © Dunja Wedam

Visit the recently renovated National Gallery

If you would like to see some of the best known classic works of Slovenian fine art, visit the National Gallery, which has undergone expansion and renovation earlier this year. The gallery houses an extensive collection of work by Slovenian and other European artists from the High Middle Ages to the 20th century.

Library under Trees © Nea Culpa

Library under Trees

Ljubljana, a proud holder of the UNESCO City of Literature title, is a city with a strong culture of reading. Throughout the summer, you can relax and enjoy reading at the 'world's only 100% natural library', set up in green nooks and crannies across Ljubljana.