Ljubljana Green Walking Tour (private or small group)

7 Ratings
  • Live Guide
  • E-Ticket
  • 2 hr

This walking tour will show you Ljubljana from an ecological perspective. It will introduce places that pulsate with interdisciplinary approach to sustainability, combining urban planning, geography, arts, science and local initiatives. Did you know that Ljubljana won the Green Capital of Europe award? Its municipal authorities, as well as various eco-conscious NGOs and small businesses work ceaselessly on implementing community-based solutions to current environmental problems. There are green spaces, jogging and bicycle routes in Ljubljana, plus farmers markets, public fountains with drinkable water, old traditions of urban gardening and urban beekeeping, as well as innovative artistic initiatives striving to connect neighborhood communities in shared public programs and spaces. In addition, you will also hear some eco-criticism and reflections on tackling climate change in Slovenia. The tour was created in collaboration with Focus, an association for sustainable development.

Itinerary Details

Operated by: Ptich: Music Trips & Urban Tours

This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Tivoli Park

This green park area filled with trees near the centre of Ljubljana hides a couple of galleries and a lovely pond.

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Ljubljana Old Town

This tour starts and ends in the Old Town where one can find most amazing hidden gems, if one knows where to look.

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At:

Built in the early 1980s, this cultural center borders an incredible park with old trees that used to be much larger. It got shrunk. But why did this happen?

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Monastery of the Holy Cross Summer Theater (Krizanke Poletno Gledalisce)

A monastery and a church that speak volumes both of Christian and of Communist Ljubljana. Next to it, however, there are the lovely Krakovo vegetable gardens.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Republic Square

The square that was once built to hail the communist revolution and anti-fascist resistance has managed to become one of the main urban heat islands in Ljubljana.

Duration: 8 minutes

Stop At: Modern Gallery (Moderna Galerija)

The little square in front of one of the most interesting modern art museums in the region is the best spot to discuss the important (hi)story of Slovenian ecological art in its past and current forms.

Duration: 8 minutes
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