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Tivolski grad

Enjoy the View of the City from the Ljubljana Castle

Ljubljana Castle is also called Grad. It was built on a hill with a height of 376 meters in the X-XI centuries. The building served as a military garrison, hospital, and prison. It became the property of the municipality in the first years of the XX century. The castle is one of the attractions today. Celebrations and festivals are often held in the castle.
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You can get to it in one of 3 ways. You can use a small steam locomotive. You will sit in it on the Triple Bridge. You can also use the funicular or walk to the castle. You will be able to walk through its halls after you get to the castle. You can also climb to the tower's observation deck. It was built in 1848. You will enjoy a wonderful view of Ljubljana. The city is especially beautiful in good weather. You can take panoramic photos of the city.

Trekking on a Hill in the Tivoli Park and a Mountain with 2 Peaks

If you prefer long walks you can go trekking in 2 places in Ljubljana. Tivoli Park is one of them. It covers an area of 5 square kilometers. It is located in the central part of the city. You will see the road while walking in the park. This road leads to the hill of Cankar. Its height is 394 meters. If you climb to the top of it you can find yourself in a chestnut forest. Copyright www.orangesmile.com
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There are a temple and the house-museum of Slovenian writer Ivan Cankar among the trees. You can go down the hill from the opposite side to get to the city zoo. There is mountain Saint Mary in the northern part of Ljubljana. It has 2 peaks. The first of them has a height of 669 meters, and the second – 676 meters. You will be able to climb each of them on foot. A great view of the city will open up in front of you from here.

Journey to Velika Planina

The herdsmen's village of Velika Planina is located high in the mountains 20 kilometers from the city. You can drive to the village of Kamniška Bistrica and then sit in the cab of the funicular to get here. You will be able to enjoy the view of grazing cows, Alpine meadows, and gray houses of herdsmen during an aerial journey at an altitude of 1.5 meters. You can walk on one of the mountain paths or use the chair lift after you reach the first upper station. If you decide to visit Velika Planina in the winter months you can go skiing on the ski track.
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Montgolfier Tour

Do you want to experience the feeling of flight and freedom? You will have the opportunity to book a tour on the balloon at almost any local travel agency during your vacation in Ljubljana. However, the flight can only take place in good weather. You will be picked up from the hotel and taken to the starting point early in the morning. An experienced pilot will control the balloon. You can enjoy fantastic views of Ljubljana and its surroundings for 60 minutes. The landing will take place later. You will be treated to champagne, presented with a certificate, and taken to the hotel. You will remember the journey through the sky over Ljubljana all your life!

Active Leisure on the Soča River

If you drive 67 kilometers along the A2/E61 highway in a north-westerly direction from Ljubljana you can reach the Soča River. You will have the opportunity to go canyoning, kayaking, and rafting here. You will admire the picturesque landscape. You can make a rafting trip. You will choose the section of the river that corresponds to your experience of conquering the water element. But overcoming thresholds and narrow passages between large stones is waiting for you in any case. You can swim in the river and walk along the paths in the forest that grows on the bank to distract from outdoor activities.
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Atlantis Water Park

BTC City shopping center is located in Ljubljana. Atlantis Water Park was opened here in 2005. You can visit it from 9 am to 11 pm every day. You can swim in one of the 6 large pools or slide down various slides there. For example, there are two 135-meter descents and a 15-meter open slide here. You can also take a slow river rafting trip past caves located underground.
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Survived castles around Ljubljana
♥   Castle 'Bokalce Castle' , 5.4 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Castle 'Jablje Castle' , 10.1 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Castle 'Ig Castle' , 10.8 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Castle 'Krumperk Castle' , 12.7 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Castle 'Polhov Gradec Castle' , 15.5 km from the center. On the map   Photo
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