Stories from Ljubljana blog

This is the official blog by Visit Ljubljana, written by locals, for the travelers. It's packed with insider tips on what to see, do and experience. If you wish to receive fresh stories in your inbox, sign up here.

  • 5 reasons to visit Slovene Ethnographic Museum

    by Inga Batur

    Slovene Ethnographic Museum, housed in a sleek glass building, located near the cool alternative culture center Metelkova mesto, does a great job of introducing visitors of all ages to Slovenian heritage and culture, as well as cultures of several other peoples of the world. But that’s just one of the reasons to visit.

  • Winter fun and night sledding at Velika planina

    by Jerneja Fidler Pompe

    When winter slowly creeps into our little land, it’s easy to push outdoor activities aside, especially with the harsher weather outside. But let me tell you a secret. As hard it is to believe, a trip above the foggy lowlands of Central Slovenia usually surprises with sunshine and a true winter wonderland. The most easily accessible mountain idyll to experience sledding, snowshoe walking, skiing, and other winter activities close to Ljubljana? Velika Planina.

  • The guide to visiting Ljubljana Zoo

    by Inga Batur

    If you are visiting the capital of Slovenia with kids, your itinerary should definitely include a few fun hours spent at the lovely Ljubljana Zoo.

  • Summer vibes in Ljubljana: family rafting and kayaking on Sava rapids

    by Jerneja Fidler Pompe

    With summer temps in town, it’s either chilling in a shade or enjoying invigorating water activities to keep you cool through the heat. A stretch of the Sava River on the northern fringes of Ljubljana offers a most exciting white-water rafting and kayaking suitable for anyone who wishes to unveil a whole new perspective of the green capital.

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