Ljubljana is the capital of Slovenia and its economic, cultural, educational, and political centre. It is the smallest European capital, situated roughly in the centre of Slovenia, about an hour ride away from the Adriatic sea, Croatia, the Alps, Italy, Austria, and other popular tourist destination in central Europe.
If you are planning to visit Slovenia by plane, you are bound to land at Ljubljana’s Jože Pučnik Airport, the central Slovenian international airport, through which Slovenia is connected to major European and eastern aviation hubs, making it a great starting point for your European holiday.
Ljubljana offers numerous tourist attractions that one can visit by walk or joining one of the boat tours on the river Ljubljanica. Ljubljana is especially popular for its architectural sites designed by the architect Jože Plečnik.
In the past years Ljubljana has become a gastronomical city and one of the top culinary destinations in Europe, where one can try a variety of foods from all over Slovenia and experience international cuisine, so for those interested in trying types of food in Slovenia and food tourism in Europe, Ljubljana is the holiday destination for you.
Once part of the Old Roman Empire as the city of Emona, Ljubljana is also a great holiday destination for tourists who enjoy visiting ancient historical sites, museums, and events.
When travelling to central Europe, Ljubljana is absolutely among the ten best places to visit in Slovenia.