Ljubljana Walking Tour With Ljubljana Castle Funicular Ride

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Key Details

  • Mobile Voucher Accepted
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 2 Hrs
  • Language:
    English
  • Departure Time :
    10:00 AM
  • Departure Details :
    Town Hall, Stritarjeva ulica 2, 1000 Ljubljana, Slovenia
  • Return Details :
    Tromostovje, Stritarjeva ulica, 1000 Ljubljana, Slovenia
  • Cancellation Policy :
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience. Tours booked using discount coupon codes will be non refundable.

Overview

See Ljubljanas highlights on a walking tour with a knowledgeable local guide. Explore Ljubljana Old Town, stroll through several squares, encounter city icons such as Dragon Bridge, and take the funicular up to Ljubljana Castle, where you'll enjoy great views from the outside and take an optional tour inside (additional cost). Youll learn interesting facts about Slovenias history, culture and architecture from your guide.
You will also have a chance to sample Slovenian cuisine.

Highlights

  • Explore the local streets on a walking tour of the city
  • Great overview and orientation of the city
  • Perfect introduction for first-time visitors
  • Led by a local guide

Know More about this tour

In the morning, meet your guide in front of the Baroque-era Town hall building in central Ljubljana and embark on your walking tour of Slovenias capital. Throughout your tour, your guide will provide interesting and informative commentary on the sites you see.

Stroll through a lively fruit, vegetable and flower market and pass the Cathedral of St Nicholas and the Slovenian Tourist Information Centre. Cross Dragon Bridge, an Art Nouveau masterpiece adorned with dragons; your guide will explain why this animal is the symbol of Ljubljana.

Saunter along the Ljubljanica River to the centrally located Preernov trg Square, where youll then cross the Triple bridge, one of the Most recognizable creations by architect Joe Plenik.

You will also stop at a traditional restaurant and sample Slovenian food.

Continue to Ribji trg Square, where the oldest building in Ljubljana is located. On your way to the center of Ljubljana old town, cross Mestni trg, Stari trg and Gornji trg squares, whose buildings boast beautiful Baroque facades. Then, cross the Cobblers' Bridge and arrive in Novi trg Square.

Make your way to Joe Plenik's Krianke Summer Theatre and the famous Baroque-era Church of the Knights of the Cross. Walk along Vegova ulica Street past a line of houses whose walls incorporate the remains of the original Roman walls -- an interesting sight to see!

Lastly, take the funicular up to Ljubljana castle, where you have the option to enter and take a self-guided tour of this medieval castle, which overlooks Ljubljana old town (admission not included). Your tour ends in Krekov trg Square after your return funicular ride.

Inclusions

Local guide

Round-trip funicular train ride

Tasting of Slovenian cuisine at a local restaurant

Exclusions

Hotel pickup and drop-off

Optional entrance to Ljubljana castle (approx. 6 euros)

Gratuities

Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking

Exact order of itinerary may be subject to change

Traveler Reviews

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  • 25-Sep-2019

    Interesting tour with much insight into the past.
    If our guide would not have talked machine gun style I would have rated 5 points.

  • 19-Aug-2019

    This trip was nothing much. If you are a experiece traveler you can do by yourself. This is good for first time traveler

  • 03-Jul-2019

    We spent only one day in Ljubljana and we wanted to see and learn as much as possible about this beautiful city! This tour gave us the perfect description of the city, the history and the history of Slovenia. Andre is a great guide with a funny personality!

  • 27-Feb-2019

    He was very knowledgeable and the city is beautiful. 2 hour tour is enough time to get a good overview.

  • 14-Sep-2018

    Excellent, friendly guide. Wonderful city. Amazing castle complex. A little hard to hear at times. Food stop was fun.

  • 07-Jul-2018

    Excellent tour run by the Tourist Office showing all aspects of the old town and includes a food and wine tasting visit and a return ticket for the funicular to the castle to be used in your own time. The castle is not visited as part of the tour. Highly informative and definitely recommended,

  • 04-Jun-2018

    This is the best way to learn about ljubljana! Literally not to bad with walking, mostly 2 hours max walking time. Started off at the square in front of the town hall, which was easy to walk to from my hotel. We started the tour learning about the general area, and the history of how ljubljana was founded. Learned about the various rivers in the area, and the settlements over time. At one point in the tour, you get to try sausage and some slovenian bread, which tasted very good, beware for gluten allergies, we had a few members not eat the bread, but were ok with sausage. After a fine dining experience, we made our way to a funicular, which literally a big big ski lift, modified to bring people up and down to the castle. Walking/Hiking the castle takes a bit close to an hour, the funicular cuts the time to 5 minutes max of standing to get to the top. Once at the top you will see the castle and enjoy the views. Shortly after you will have the oppurtunity to take pictures and make your way back down to the town hall and end your tour! Short, but informative, which helps you make your way throughout the city, especially if you like being out and about! You should do this tour to enjoy the street life and appreciation of the ljubljana culture! After the tour i went back to some of the stands we saw, and got some good BBQ as well as souvenirs for a cheap price. I noticed the stands were cheaper then going into stores, but the quality of the items in stores out weighed the price, so you choose what you prefer when shopping!

  • 09-Apr-2018

    The guide knew so much and explained facts and curiosities about the city.
    Evry worth it if you have little time to explore and interested in architecture. I really liked it and would highly recommend if you are visiting the city for the first time and want some history and culture.
    You will walk a bit so bring comfy shoes and an umbrella is rain is likely since the tour guide has no extras to share with you

  • 05-Apr-2018

    This tour was amazing!

  • 25-Feb-2018

    We enjoyed the tour. Saw lots of great sites, that I wish the tour guide could have gone into a bit more detail on.

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