This section is dedicated to take away all your "I wish someone had told me that before I went!" experiences. This way, you are better prepared for what to expect, what not to expect and can spend less time settling in, and more time making new friends in your chosen hostel. We share our insider knowledge of tips, tricks and important things to look out for in Ljubljana. To help you make friends with Ljubljana before you visit, we've included a few helpful and fun things you should know about the area. Enjoy!
Ljubljana, Slovenia, is a beautiful city that is constantly growing and changing. There has been a lot of money spent on the city recently in order to improve it as a whole. As a recent surge of tourism is hitting Ljubljana, there are new hostels in Ljubljana, Slovenia, popping up all the time!
There are lots of good tourist attractions -- the castle, big parks where you can wander for hours, historical buildings, churches, and museums. It's a very safe city and it's nice to walk around. Both sides of the river are good and have their advantages, so when looking for hostels in Ljubljana, Slovenia, as long as you're close to the centre, don't get too hung up on exactly where. The Ljubljana, Slovenia hostels are spread out around the small city centre, so you can walk to everything!
The city comes alive at night time with live music on the riverbanks, and the restaurants and bars are buzzing and busy. All the Ljubljana, Slovenia hostels are close together, so the main attractions and bars are within walking distance. Ljubljana is also a good place from which to do day trips, or if you want to go somewhere for a few days. There's lots of mountains and scenic towns and villages nearby -- the most popular is Bled, which is about an hour away by public bus.
The city of Ljubljana is very modern and you can find tourist information and maps all around the city to help you plan your trip further. And of course all the hostels in Ljubljana, Slovenia, will be full of information too! There's free walking tours in the city and plenty to do and see for a few days. The airport is around an hour away and it's easy and cheap to get to and from the airport using a shared transfer or a public bus.
Ljubljana is a lovely city, full of character and history; it's safe and has everything you need close by, as well as some really good local food restaurants. Although Ljubljana is beautiful, it doesn't take too long to see the whole city, which is something to consider when deciding how long to spend here!
Written by local enthusiast for Ljubljana hostelsShakesley