Visit the scenic Velika planina high mountain plateau and learn about the local herdsmen's traditional way of life. The plateau can be reached by cable car or on foot via a number of hiking trails.
Top 10 attractions of the Ljubljana region
Županova jama Cave
Admire a wonderful subterranean world just half an hour from Ljubljana. The Mayor’s Cave (Županova jama) consists of six chambers and a wealth of marvellous stalagmites, stalactites and other typical karst features.
The Ljubljana Marshes Landscape Park is famous for its amazing natural diversity and prehistoric archaeological sites listed as UNESCO World Heritage.
Terme Snovik is the highest altitude spa in Slovenia, located in the heart of Tuhinj Valley, less than an hour drive from Ljubljana.
The town of Vrhnika, once a Roman military outpost, boasts a rich history that has been conditioned by its strategic position on the river Ljubljanica. Today there are many natural and cultural sights of interest to see here. Visit Vrhnika.
The Polhov Gradec Dolomites are an excellent destination for hiking and cycling enthusiasts – as well as for those who enjoy good local cuisine. Polhov Gradec also has an impressive manor house, where you can take tea with Count Blagaj.
Bistra Castle - Technical Museum of Slovenia
The Technical Museum of Slovenia, a unique museum housed in a picturesque castle, once home to a monastery, keeps numerous collections of technical heritage, including a collection of 15 luxury limousines owned by Yugoslavia's late president Marshal Tito.