With spring we are expecting a warmer days, with occasional rain. Ljubljana will become a host to many curious explorers. With warmer days, there will be a lot more outdoor events. Because of this, we at hotel Park Urban&Green will give you some tips on how to experience spring in Ljubljana.
By far the best way to explore Ljubljana is by bicycle or public transportation. You can borrow bikes throughout the city at Becike(LJ) stations. You will be most mobile with bicycle and on foot because of a large pedestrian area in the city center. Center is the heartbeat of the city, here you will find all the bars and restaurants , street artists and different events . For viewing all the sights, museums, galleries and public transportation we recommend Ljubljana city card. With this card you will gain excess to all the most known sights, get excess to Wi-Fi, guided tours and boat trips around Ljubljana. A great choice for all the travelers who want to explore the whole city. On a sunny day, we recommend a visit to park Tivoli, from where you can climb to Rožnik. At the top, you will find a restaurant Rožnik, with over 100 years of tradition. Restaurant offers you the most typical traditional dishes of Slovenia. In addition to »classic« sightseeing, pay a visit to sights such as Museum of Illusions, Escape Room, Union Experience,… The center of Ljubljana where most of the sights are such as Triple bridge, Franciscan church, dragon bridge, castle, town hall and Prešern square will leave you speechless with its beauty. Above the city center, you will see a castle which offers a stunning view of the city and surrounding mountains and hills. You can go to the castle with funicular or by foot. Take a walk on the paths along Ljubljanica river, where you can sit down and enjoy the peaceful surroundings. In the city center, you will find a large number of good restaurants offering different types of cuisine. For those who want to taste the traditional Slovenian cuisine, we recommend restaurant such as Sokol and Vodnikov hram. Nearby you will find Klobasarna, which offers a traditional Carniolan sausage. You can also explore the city with different and interesting guided tours and activities such as experience Ljubljana with a bicycle, Ljubljana culinary sightseeing, beer experience of Ljubljana, traditional Slovenian evening and sup surfing through Ljubljana. You will find more information about this in the tourist-information center. Every day during the week you can visit a central market, where you will find many locally grown vegetables and fruits. Ljubljana is the best starting point to explore the whole country. Go visit wine-growing area, explore the Slovenian underground, visit the coast and relax in one of the many thermal spas. These way you will really feel Slovenia.
- Orto Fest (pop-rock musical festival from 29.3.-28.4. – till the end of an April, Orto bar will host the festival devoted to pop-rock music. Throughout the month, Orto bar will host a lot of renowned domestic and foreign performers
- Open kitchen (culinary event) – every Friday between 10:00 and 21:00, the main market is taken over by the different food vendors. They will impress you with a variety of cuisine they offer. Surely every visitor finds something for himself.
- Antique flea market – every Sunday between 8:00 and 15:00, Breg embankment hosts the traditional flea market. Suitable for all from strangers to antiques to antique experts. On the many stands, you will find a variety of antiques, works of art, books and various other items that have collectors value or just a nostalgic value.
- Countryside in the city – on Saturday 21.4. and 12.5 the countryside will take over the central market in Ljubljana and fill the stalls with tastes of the countryside. You can taste flavors from all over Slovenia and take a piece of Slovenia home with you.
Photo by : D. Wedam for visitljubljana.com