Ljubljana Literary Routes

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This guided walk traces the footsteps of poets, writers, national awakeners, and bohemians that left their mark on the collective memory and life of Ljubljana.

Due to its geographical position at the crossroads of the Germanic, Mediterranean, and South Slavic worlds, Ljubljana has always been at the confluence of different cultures. Throughout its history, it has been home to sensitive individuals able to assimilate different influences and create works of art reflecting their time. Apart from that, it was poets and writers that have, in the eyes of the nation, historically replaced the political elite.

It is therefore no wonder that Ljubljana's central town square, where you will embark on this circular walk, is dominated by a monument to a poet, France Prešeren. Your walk will take you on a journey from the 16th century, when Primož Trubar published the first book ever written in Slovenian, to the end of the 20th century and the death of the writer Lojze Kovačič.

You will be able to see both the existing buildings that were once home to Slovenian authors and the sites of those long gone. You can choose between two routes, Blue and Orange. More specific information about the two of them will be given to you on booking.

The tour price includes a professional guide.

Schedule

The tours of literary Ljubljana are available to groups by prior arrangement.

Duration

Two hours.

Departure point

Prešernov trg square.

Language options

Slovenian, English, Italian, German, Spanish, Croatian, Serbian

Prices

  • €60 for group of 1 to 5 people
  • €80 for group of 6 to 10 people
  • €100 for group of 11 to 30 people
  • €135 for group of 31 to 50 people

Notes

  • The tour operator reserves the right to charge a waiting fee of €16.00 per hour.
  • 50 percent of the tour price must be paid in case of cancellation within less than 24 hours before the agreed departure time.

Reservation

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