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The pearl of Slovenia

A quick two-hour flight from Schiphol takes you to Ljubljana, the capital of Slovenia. Be pleasantly surprised by this compact city, where all the attractions are within easy walking or biking distance. Enjoy a stroll around the central market, with its numerous stalls or walk to the city’s literal high point: the castle Ljubljanski Grad. Interested in exploring the rest of Slovenia as well? With Transavia Holidays, you can combine our comfortable flights with one of thousands of hotel options and a rental car, all at an affordable price. There is something to suit every taste. Started packing yet?

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Stroll along the city’s highlights

Atop a hill in the middle of the city, the castle known as Ljubljanski Grad looms above everything. You can take the cable car or hike to the top. Once you’ve reached the summit, you’ll be rewarded with enchanting views of the city and majestic mountains. The pink, 17th-century St Francis Church on Prešernov square is a real eye-catcher. From here, you can catch a glimpse of the impressive triple bridge (Tromostovje) that arches across the Ljubljanica River. Ready to stop for a drink? Stroll along the banks of the turquoise river and find a spot on one of the cosy patios. Whether it’s a cup of coffee in the morning or something stronger in the afternoon, you’re guaranteed to experience that fantastic holiday feeling!

“In a nutshell, Ljubljana is compact, affordable and surprisingly charming!”

Surprising hotspots

Prefer to explore the city by bicycle? If so, the route to the popular Tivoli park is definitely recommended. This vast park on the outskirts of Ljubljana is lovely, especially when everything is in bloom. Travelling with children? They can play to their hearts’ content on the numerous playgrounds. Next, pedal your way to the charming artists’ neighbourhood of Metelkova. Feast your eyes on the wealth of creativity and street art on display here. And be sure to pop into the cute boutiques and artists’ ateliers as well. Wrap up the day by biking to the central market on Vodnik square. The colourful products and multitude of stalls here result in a cheerful atmosphere. Pick out fresh fruit and vegetables at the open-air stalls, then visit the indoor portion to sample mouthwatering local wares like cakes, cheese and bread. Go ahead and indulge!

Day trips around Ljubljana

The advantage of Transavia Holidays is that along with your flight and hotel, you can also immediately book an activity. How about a day trip to see the caves of Postojna? This system of underground caves stretches for nearly 21 kilometres. On the way, be sure to stop at the impressive Predjama castle. If you book an Alpine tour, you’ll want to visit the picturesque mountain lakes of Bled and Bohinj. It’s like stepping into a picture postcard. During this tour, you’ll also pass by Škofja Loka, the oldest city in Slovenia. This city is enchantingly beautiful, especially in the evenings when the old buildings are illuminated. Craving some time at the seashore? Book a trip to the Slovenian coast and visit the medieval seaside village of Piran. You’re sure to enjoy its authentic charm!