Ljubljana, the capital of Slovenia, is one of the smallest capital cities in Europe in terms of population. It has a pristine and magical charm, especially because it is not a common holiday destination for most tourists. The city hosts many of the country’s educational, technological, and cultural events.
The Slovenian capital is is a lovely vacation getaway and you’ll find plenty to see and a lot of things to do in Ljubljana during your visit. Also, generally you do not have to worry about long lines and high prices like with many other tourist destinations. This is what makes it such an excellent place for a holiday – because you can explore the city at your own pace.
In the Old City of Ljubljana, you can visit the Ljubljana Castle which rests on a hill that has a rising tower overlooking the entire city. The architecture of the castle is stunning and the view from the inside is even more beautiful and is well worth visiting.
The Ljubljana Zoo is one of the most beautiful in Europe. Here, you can see hundreds of animals representing different species.
Along the river and the main square, you can explore the nightlife scene of Ljubljana and find an excellent variety of restaurants, bars, and clubs.
Every year, the city of Ljubljana hosts thousands of outdoor activities and cultural events. The Ljubljana Festival, one of the oldest festivals in Europe, takes place between July and August. International musicians, opera singers, ballet dancers, and theater artists perform in this colorful fest. The Ljubljana Marathon is a wonderful city-wide event in October that brings in crowds of tourists to watch or participate. So whether you are a runner or an avid spectator, this is an event you won’t want to miss. Whether you visit for the marathon, a festival, or another annual event, Ljubljana is a perfect tourist destination year round. The summers are warm and barely reach over 32°C (90°F) and winters are often frosty and generally have light snow.
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