Ljubljana is at its most magical at Christmas time, when colorful lights, dusty snow, and the aroma of mulled wine abounds. This 3-hour tour takes you on an enchanting journey through Ljubljana’s Old Town and Christmas markets, stopping to sample mulled wine and local delicacies. Tick off must-see sights such as Preseren Square, Triple Bridge, and Ljubljana Castle, and learn about Slovenia’s history from your guide. On this small-group tour, limited to 12 people, drinks and snacks are included.
Your tour begins in front of the NAMA department store, located on Cankarjeva Street. Here, you’ll greet your guide who’ll immediately muster the Christmas spirit by taking you past historic buildings to Congress Square, an open expanse awash with glittering lights.
After admiring the square’s architectural offerings and capturing photographs of the illuminated Ljubljana Castle, you’ll visit Krakovo and Trnovo, considered two of the city’s most charming neighborhoods.
Receive a warm welcome in local restaurants and sample Slovenian wines and classic dishes such as local mushrooms and cheese platters.
Once warmed by spiced wine, follow cobbled streets to Ljubljana’s Old Town to grab a snack at one of numerous holiday stands and admire must-see sights such as Triple Bridge, Preseren Square, Ljubljana Castle, and Dragon Bridge.
Conclude your tour by ascending to an elevated viewpoint to admire a birds-eye view of the city’s glorious Christmas lights, pleasuring your palate with a Slovenian cake.