Updated: 23. January 2021.
Short answer – YES! First, it’s close to Zagreb, only 2 hours drive. Second, although it’s a small place compared to titans like London and Paris, still all components of cosmopolitan urban life are present.
Central market, ‘street life’, plenty of cafes, restaurants, parks, museums etc. Check out following YouTube video…
Usually Zagreb day trips to Ljubljana and Slovenia omit exploring interesting and unique Slovenian cuisine. For sure capital’s architecture is nice, beautifully designed and decorated. But local food!? Gosh, you need to try it.
After sightseeing, it would be wrong to sit in nearest diner, just to fill in stomach, missing hidden gem of Ljubljana – local diner cooking traditional Slovenian cuisine.
Well, this tour will enhance your pleasure of visiting Ljubljana. Besides learning about city’s main attractions and landmarks, along the way, you will:
Please, take your passport, you need it to cross the border to Slovenia! We leave Zagreb around 9:00am, it takes 2 hours drive to Ljubljana. In Ljubljana we meet local guide and start sightseeing: main ‘Presern’ square, Triple bridge, Farmers market, Town hall, Cathedral…
Along the way, we stop at local diners to sample traditional Slovenian food and drinks. It takes ~ 3.5 hours to finish the tour. Then, we pick up the car/mini-van and drive back to Zagreb. We should return to Zagreb around 5:00pm | Optional: Ljubljana Castle visit (duration ~ 1h)
Included: transportation (hotel pick-up/drop-off, private car or mini-van), local Ljubljana guide, guided walk, food & wine tasting (you’ll eat enough, so you don’t need a lunch!)
Duration: ~ 8 hours
Payment: online by credit card or pay in cash
If you want to learn more about Ljubljana and visit Ljubljana Castle, just say so.
You can do Self-guided Castle visit, and save money. You pay only funicular and castle admission fee / Price info
Wanna guided Castle visit? There is surcharge for guided Castle visit – 30 EUR per person.
Included: local guide, Funicular ticket, Castle admission fee
Note: Castle visit will extend Ljubljana tour for 1 hour. Expected return to Zagreb 6-6:30pm.