Koper Shore Excursions
Tour to Ljubljana City from Koper
- 6 hours
- from 50 EUR per person
Ljubljana is a great little central European capital city with tradition, culture and atmosphere which has been described by many visitors as love at first glance.
The Baroque old town center with its cobbled streets, the Triple bridge, Dragon bridge, Cobblers’ bridge, the fountain of three rivers, the old town square, Preseren square, the marketplace, the cathedral and churches – all in walking distance! Towering above the old town, in full view from below and afar, is the Ljubljana castle, offering marvelous views of the surrounding city below. You will hear the story of the Romantic poet France Preseren under his statue, and get to know the masterpieces of Joze Plecnik, an architect whose imprint is everywhere in Ljubljana. Come join us for a visit to Ljubljana, it will be a true pleasure for everyone.
Highlights of the tour
Visiting Ljubljana will make your trip to Slovenia worthwhile. It is not only our capital, it is also the largest city in Slovenia. The compact city center offers you a wide range of opportunities to spend your free time. You can venture up the Castle Hill to admire Ljubljana from the top. Sail along the river banks to enjoy the breeze on the river, Ljubljanica River or let history enchant you in the many museums within walking distance. Your central point of interest is Presern Square, where eternal love still breathes. Take a seat next to Slovenia’s most famous sculpture and watch the city’s vibrant life pass by.
What you will experience
The journey to Ljubljana is a nice overview of Slovenia with its chaning landscape from the Port of Koper all the way ot Ljubljana, the gudie will intorduce you to some general facts about Slovenia, before gudining you through the town. Enoy the day epxloring Slovenian Cpaital.
Once you will exit the cruise passenger terminal, on your left handside you will find the blue meeting point booth under the green umbrella. Once there you will exchange your booking confirmation for the ticket and proceed to your vehicle.
Seat back and relax for a guided drive towards Ljubljana. Your guide will make an overview of Slovenia and an introduction to Ljubljana. the drive will take approximately 75 minutes.
Once you reach the capital, you will be invited to a guided tour of the city centre. Your guide will introduce you to Ljubljana’s rich history. As the central city of Slovenia, it has always been of great importance, strategically located, it had an important role even in Roman times. Developed and grown up by the Ljubljana River, the city quickly became the central point around which smaller villages spread out. Even today, it has maintained its political and economic importance. Throughout its history Ljubljana has undergone many transformations, but each era is still present in the main view of the city. After the tour you will have free time to explore many streets and small shops and buy souvenirs for your family and friends.
If you prefer a more cultural visit, you can take the Ljubljana Castle (13,00 euors) funicular or simply enjoy a nice walk up the hill for a tea break. After your free time, you will be picked up at the same point in the city and walk with your guide to the bus station.
During the stay in Ljubljana, if time permits, you can enjoy a nice river cruise (10,00 euros) along the Ljubljanica river.
If you are in the mood for people watching, you can seat alongside the riverbanks and enjoy your day while observing the local life happening around you.
Not to be missed is a stroll along the Open Air Market, where you can see all the fresh produce form the nearby farms. A popular stand among locals are the once offering teh saur cabbage, local vegetables and the famous milk machine from which you can pure 1 liter of fresh milk. Hidden in the alley is the flower street, where several small florists offer the flowers. a beautiufl pictzuresque site not to be missed for great photos.
Upon the exploring journey of Ljubljana, you can now seat back and relax comfortably for the next 75minute coach drive to Ljubljana.