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Ljubljana: Postojna Cave & Predjama Castle Tickets and Tour

1. Ljubljana: Postojna Cave & Predjama Castle Tickets and Tour

Admire the stalagmites inside Postojna Cave! Meet your guide in central Ljubljana and settle into your ride as you set out for two of Slovenia’s most enchanting wonders, Predjama Castle and the Postojna Caves. First, go with your guide to the Postojna Caves and uncovers the fascinating world of an unusual amphibian known as the blind salamanders or referred to locally as “human fish”. Explore this enthralling underground world, while your guide explains the geologic forces that created them. Next, head to the Predjama Castle, a storybook castle wedged beneath a dramatic stone archway and against a cliff. Admire the unique Renaissance architecture of the castle located in south-central Slovenia, in the historical region of Inner Carniola. From the castle, enjoy views of lush, rural Slovenia. After that, sit back and relax on your ride back to Ljubljana.

From Ljubljana: Postojna Cave & Predjama Castle Guided Trip

2. From Ljubljana: Postojna Cave & Predjama Castle Guided Trip

Leave Ljubljana behind with a guide to lead the way to Postojna Caves and Predjama Castle. Enter the easily accessed network of underground caves by electric train followed by a guided walk through an unforgettable series of caverns. An audio guide is included on a historical tour of Predjama Castle.

Ljubljana and Bled Lake: Full–Day Bus Tour from Trieste

3. Ljubljana and Bled Lake: Full–Day Bus Tour from Trieste

Take a visit to the green capital of Europe in 2016. Enjoy a guided tour with comfortable and new buses in the heart of Europe, with a great historical, cultural, and landscape heritage. Walk with your guide along the streets of the center, gathered around the river Ljubljanica, and admire the elegant buildings in Baroque style and Art Nouveau that characterize the city. Discover the most charming and characteristic corners of Ljubljana, such as the colorful open-air market next to the Cathedral of St. Nicholas, the Town Hall, the Triple Bridge leading to the alleys of the old city. With beautiful Baroque architecture of the Austro-Hungarian style, the city has earned the nickname White City. Take advantage of the many lively cafes in the old town as you enjoy free time for lunch.  In the afternoon visit the enchanted Bled Lake, the Alpine pearl of Slovenia. Nestled in a spectacular natural setting, with a fairy-tale island that rises from the water, Lake Bled attracts tourists from all over the world. You can walk on the panoramic path around the lake, visit the Gothic church of S. Maria Assunta and its bell of desires, on the island of Bled, in the middle of the lake.

From Ljubljana: Lake Bled Boat Ride & Castle Guided Day Trip

4. From Ljubljana: Lake Bled Boat Ride & Castle Guided Day Trip

We'll do a few hours tour. When we arriving on Bled we will start on the point where we sit on pletna traditional boat made by locals which are only known at Bled. Following the boat ride, you get some time to explore the little island and enjoy the stunning views of the surrounding area. The journey will following the tour on the top of a rock, from where we will enter into the Castle. The Bled Castle offers the finest view of the Bled island, the town of Bled and the wider countryside of the Gorenjska region. Experience the picturesque architecture of the castle and the museum collection, representing the historical development of Bled.

From Ljubljana: Maribor & Ptuj

5. From Ljubljana: Maribor & Ptuj

Discover Ptuj, the oldest Slovenian town, surrounded by thermal springs, flourishing fields, and vineyards on the Drava Plain. Admire its lovely present appearance which originates from the Middle Ages with the beautiful medieval castle above. For centuries, the fort acted as a guardian for the town below, now it invites visitors with its picturesque appearance. Maribor is the 2nd biggest city in Slovenia and was also crowned the European Capital of Culture in 2012. Spontaneous and relaxed, the attractive city of Maribor has a lot to offer: from gothic and neo-romantic architecture to the romantic Lent Riverbank.

Ljubljana: Self-Guided Walking Tour

6. Ljubljana: Self-Guided Walking Tour

Download this self-guided tour and discover the vibrant city of Ljubljana at your own pace. Learn more about the fascinating history of the capital city of Slovenia and receive educational tidbits about its architecture and urban scene. On this audio tour you will learn about Slovenia's eminent architect, Jose Plecnik, as you explore his renowned creations like the National and University Library. The tour also includes other famous works of Plecnik, like the Butchers' Bridge and the infamous Dragon Bridge. See other highlights like the Krizanke Summer Theatre, Cobblers' Bridge, Town Square, Congress Square, Modern Gallery, Neboticnik, and Preseren Square. Explore the sacred atmosphere and learn about the mature Baroque style of St Nicholas' Cathedral, one of the most well-preserved churches in Slovenia. Spend some time at the National Museum with its extensive collection of archaeological artifacts, antique coins, and banknotes. Check out Ljubljana Castle and enjoy a panoramic view of the city, then visit the Central Market and don't miss the fascinating artistic community that is Metelkova City.

Piran: Bike Rental with Map, Helmet, Basket, and Lock

7. Piran: Bike Rental with Map, Helmet, Basket, and Lock

Renting a bike on the Slovenian coast is an excellent way to explore the area, experience the beautiful scenery, and stay active while on vacation. With its stunning coastline, picturesque towns, and pleasant weather, the Slovenian coast offers a unique and unforgettable biking experience. Explore the Slovenian coast on two wheels and discover the beauty of this hidden gem. Start your adventure by renting a bike in Piran and from there are numerous cycling routes to choose from, ranging from easy, flat paths to more challenging uphill trails. Ride along the coastal road and take in the breathtaking views of the Adriatic Sea, passing through picturesque fishing villages and historic towns along the way. Stop for a swim at one of the many secluded beaches, or enjoy a refreshing drink at a beachside bar or try some great local food. One popular route is the Parenzana trail, which runs through Slovenia, Italy, and Croatia. This former railway track has been converted into a cycling trail, offering stunning views of the countryside and the coast.

Ljubljana: First Discovery Walk and Reading Walking Tour

8. Ljubljana: First Discovery Walk and Reading Walking Tour

Walk through a beautiful route of the city, discover hidden gems and visit 10+ of the most important attractions and spots. Learn some introductory information about each place and interesting stories about the city in general. Download the ‘World City Trail ‘app from the store and login. Read the instructions and head to the starting location. Unlock photos of the exterior and the interior of the location. Read some information regarding the attraction and continue walking to the next checkpoint. Note what you liked and did not like and create your bucket list for the next days! Start your walk any time, without a schedule. Pause it for lunch, have a drink, visit an attraction of your choice, and continue later or even another day. With the maps feature, you will never get lost. Start your tour at Congress Square! Visit the world-renowned University of Ljubljana. Photograph the Town Hall and admire the famous Ljubljana Cathedral with its rich interior decoration. Central Market will leave you speechless as its unique waterside location enchants its visitors. Learn about the Dragon Bridge which was one of the first of its kind in Europe. Butcher's Bridge with its romantic aura it will captivate you. The architecturally outstanding Cerkev Marijinega oznanjenia is worth the time and space in your mobile memory, as its pink color gives a special tinge to the city. The famous Prešeren Square will be your next step, it is an important meeting point and socio-political events while the icing on the cake of this unique tour will be the Triple Bridge(where the tour ends), which connects the historic medieval city of Ljubljana on one side and the modern city of Ljubljana.

From Swamp to State: A Self-Guided Audio Tour in Ljubljana

9. From Swamp to State: A Self-Guided Audio Tour in Ljubljana

It may not be Paris or Rome, but on this walking tour, you’ll discover why Ljubljana should be on everyone's travel list. Join our walking tour and discover the beauty of this picturesque town. Explore its charming cobblestone streets, visit it's iconic landmarks and find out why many consider it to be one of the last undiscovered urban gems in Europe. With our expertly crafted narratives, you'll uncover fascinating stories about Ljubljana's past and its people from its medieval origins to the modern-day, from swamp-dwellers to Romans and finally Slavs. We start our walk in Prešeren Square, everyone's favorite square, and visit the nearby Triple Bridge. We then continue down Plečnik's stunning Colonnade towards the central market, Butcher's Bridge and Dragon Bridge where we turn around and head back through the old medieval town, visiting various attractions along the way. We eventually cross the river back to the west bank and finish our tour in Congress Square, the most political square in Ljubljana. The entire walk is in Ljubljana's central pedestrian zone, a completely flat and wheelchair-accessible area. Along the way you will hear many entertaining stories behind the things you see, and answers to questions like: •Why we have a triple-bridge and pink church in our central square? • Who was Plečnik and why we call it Plečnik's Ljubljana? • Why does the town hall have two conflicting architectural styles? • Why wasn't the Dragon Bridge called the Dragon Bridge when it was first unveiled? • Why is the most important baroque fountain in Ljubljana built out of two different types of stone? • Why is Santa Clause the patron saint of Ljubljana Cathedral? Get ready to discover Ljubljana in a whole new dimension - join our walking tour today!

Rent an E-bike in Bovec

10. Rent an E-bike in Bovec

With our rental service, you have the freedom to enjoy the e-bikes for a duration of 12 hours. This extended rental period ensures that you have ample time to fully immerse yourself in the local culture, visit popular attractions, or simply embark on a leisurely exploration of the city. To make your experience even more convenient, the pick-up of the e-bikes is available until 9:00 in the morning. This gives you the flexibility to start your adventure bright and early, ensuring that you have a full day ahead to savor the beauty of your chosen destination. Your peace of mind and safety are our utmost priorities, which is why we provide helmets and bicycle lock as part of the rental package. Your well-being matters to us, and we want to ensure that you have a secure and enjoyable ride throughout your journey. Our diverse fleet of e-bikes caters to riders of different ages and sizes. We offer kid’s size e-bikes, ideal for younger riders looking to join in on the fun as well as different sizes of e-bikes for adults, accommodating riders of various heights and preferences. No matter your age or physical stature, we have the perfect e-bike for you. By opting for an electric bike rental, you’ll not only have an exciting and memorable experience, but you’ll also contribute to a greener future. E-bikes are an eco-friendly alternative to traditional modes of transportation, emitting zero emissions and reducing your carbon footprint. It’s a win-win situation for both you and the environment. So, grab your family or friends and embark on an unforgettable adventure with our electric bike rentals. Discover the beauty of our emerald valley, enjoy the freedom of effortless cycling and create lasting memories.

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The package to visit the cave and the castle are well planned. The pickup was punctual, the pickup point was very close to the hotel and clear directions were given regarding the pick up point. Our tour guide Mr Valdamir was excellent, he made the journey such an memorable experience. It was a fun trip, hearing the stories, history of Slovenia and some insights into the life in Slovenia . I would blindly recommend the trip, and if you are lucky with the same tour guide we had it will become a unforgettable experience.

This is a fantastic no one should ever miss if going to Slovenia. The cave is simply mesmerizing, and the organization impecable. The Castle is also amazing. Very different from any other castle I have seen in Europe. You do the tour at ypu own pace with the translation equipment provides by them. Also very well organized.

Our guide, Vladimir, was very informative and entertaining. He picked us up ahead of time. We enjoyed our tour, especially Postojna Caves, very impressive. We kept to the schedule and the guide was a pleasure to be with.

Great experience! We had the chance to see unusual places. The views were breathtaking. Our guide, Vladimir, was awesome and provided us with a lot of very interesting information about Slovenia.

One of the best guided tour experience. Very friendly guide. It was worth the money! Highly recommended:)