Below we present the ten activity-based guided tours that best reflect the city’s character.
1) Moustache Tour
The Moustache Tour shows you why it is important for a man to have a moustache. Famous moustache-wearers included the architect Jože Plečnik, the writer Ivan Cankar and the painter Rihard Jakopič, in whose footsteps you will follow on this bicycle tour.
This tour presents the traditional dishes of Ljubljana prepared in modern ways by selected Ljubljana chefs as part of the successful Tastes of Ljubljana project. You will visit 5 restaurants and taste 5 dishes and a selection of 5 drinks.
Ljubljana is a bike-friendly city and a bicycle tour is an excellent way to experience it. You will see all the major Ljubljana sights, including those outside the city centre. The tour includes a stop in Tivoli Park for a picnic on the grass.
Experience green Ljubljana in a really special way. Glide through the city centre on a stand-up paddleboard or SUP. The tour, which takes place on the river Ljubljanica, begins with a brief course of instruction. Participants receive a commemorative photograph at the end of the tour.
5) Circular ride aboard the Urban sightseeing train
Urban is an environmentally friendly electric sightseeing train that will take you on a round trip through Ljubljana, passing all the main tourist attractions. The train, which also offers disabled access, is equipped with an audio guide and is heated in winter.
Ljubljana has a long beer-brewing tradition, as demonstrated by the 3,900-year-old beer barrels recently unearthed by archaeologists. On this guided tour you will sample various Slovenian beers – from big breweries and small brewers – and visit the Brewery Museum.
Jože Plečnik (1872–1957), one of the pioneers of modern architecture, left a mark on Ljubljana that is comparable to that left on Barcelona by Antoni Gaudí. The standard guided tour takes you round Plečnik’s creations in the city centre. For a more in-depth exploration, choose the bicycle tour.
Join a workshop led by the Cooking Class Ljubljana team and learn how to prepare an authentic Slovenian meal. The workshop will teach you about Slovenian culinary traditions as well as modern approaches to cooking.
Alternative creativity plays an important role in the rich cultural life of Ljubljana. The Alternative Ljubljana tour presents the avant-garde side of our city, including street art, alternative lifestyles and the best-known alternative districts of Ljubljana.