The capital of Slovenia and lying between the Alps and the Adriatic Sea, Ljubljana is one of central Europe's most attractive cities. Its vibrant centre is full of cultural and historical sights, including a 16th century castle and a medieval Old Town. With wonderful architecture and beautiful natural areas such as the Imperial Tivoli Park, it is a compact and outdoor city, easily enjoyed by bike or on foot. There is an array of open-air bars and cafés lining the riverside, plus excellent theatres, museums and art galleries, a colourful, daily outdoor market and a Sunday flea market. The Ljubljana Summer Festival also brings world-class music to the city throughout July & August. Ljubljana is also a good hub for those who want to discover more of Slovenia such as historical towns of Skofja Loka, Idrija, Celje or Novo Mesto with its proximity to these towns and its good public bus network. Your holiday in Ljubljana has it all - a most attractive city with wealth of cultural and historic attractions easily explored on foot or by public transport using the Resort Card.
Resort Code: SILJ
Superior hotel in the heart of Ljubljana.Unique hotel with great service and attention to personal need with individually furnished rooms to high standard.
Hotel Park Ljubljana is situated in the heart of the city, under the Ljubljana Castle and very close to the city market and the famous Dragon bridge and the main square with all the fashionable stores and restaurants.
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Transfer Approx. 30mins by coach.
Supplements are based on 7 night departures
Car hire available: Yes
Evening resort bus service: No
Local bus services:
Parking available: No
Resort Ski bus available: No
Walk up to the 16th century castle or take the funicular railway for sweeping views of the city.
Situated on the outskirts of the city, Tivoli Park is the largest park in Ljubljana and was laid out during the French imperial administration of Ljubljana in 1813 and named after the Parisian Jardins de Tivoli.
Atlantis Water Park
Only 3km from the old town, it boasts 16 indoor and outdoor pools and next door is one of Europe's largest retail centres.
Crossing the city's bridges is a great way to experience life in Ljubljana. A must is the Dragon Bridge which bears the city's coat of arms made famous by the legend of Jason and the Argonauts. Triple Bridge is the most unusual and busiest whilst Cobblers Bridge is one of the oldest. Butchers Bridge takes you into the market.
Ljubljana river boat ride | Enjoy a FREE boat ride on the Ljubljana River.(Must book at time of booking holiday)
With wonderful architecture and beautiful natural areas such as the Imperial Tivoli Park, Ljubljana, Slovenia is a compact and outdoor city, easily enjoyed by bike or on foot. There is an array of open-air bars and cafés lining the riverside, plus excellent theatres, museums and art galleries, a colourful, daily outdoor market and a Sunday flea market. The Ljubljana Summer Festival also brings world-class music to the city throughout July and August.
Other things to do in and around Ljubljana
Castle Walk up to the 16th Century castle or take the funicular railway for sweeping views of the city, even better from the top of the Belvedere Tower or along the ramparts.
Ljubljana's Old Town is filled with sights, including the Town Hall, the Dragon Bridge (symbol of the city), and the wooden shop fronts and hidden courtyards of Stari Trg.
Metelkova is an internationally-renowned alternative culture community in the centre of Slovenia's capital, that draws comparisons to Copenhagen's Kristiania, and is dedicated to organising social and cultural activities for the public. Sort of a city within a city, it comprises a former prison (now Celical Hostel), several clubs, live music spaces, art galleries and artist studios.
Prešernov Trg is a beautiful and lively square which links the medieval part of the town with its newer quarters. It's surrounded by interesting Art Nouveau buildings as well as a Francisan monastery housing an impressive library.
Tivoli Park is the largest park in Ljubljana on the outskirts of the city and was laid out during the French imperial administration of Ljubljana in 1813 and named after the Parisian Jardins de Tivoli.
There is some good walking in and around Ljubljana as the city is small which makes it possible to reach all the cultural and historical sites by foot and is suitable for all levels of walkers. Take a stroll along the river side, climb up to the hilltop castle for some spectacular views over the city and surroundings, or take a boat tour down the river.