Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana

#1 of 13 in Nature in Lower Carniola Region
Water Body · Hidden Gem · Nature / Park
See the city's famous buildings, sculptures, and bridges from a different perspective by floating down down Ljubljanica River. The canal follows the U-shaped route dividing the Old Town from the newer parts and curving around the hill with the city castle perched on top of it. Many visitors opt for a 30-minute boat ride, but standup-paddle and kayak tours offer an active way to navigate the river (more time is required for these tours). Alternatively, stroll the paved path along the canal, lined with cafes, restaurants, souvenir shops, and boutiques. Have some mulled wine on a boat or grab a scoop of gelato and watch for wild otters splashing around in the water. By using our Ljubljana trip planner, you can arrange your visit to Ljubljanica River and other attractions in Ljubljana.
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  • Good value for money…..€10 for around 45 minutes. Lovely views so more photo opportunities! There’s a pre recorded information on the different buildings you pass along the way.  more »
  • Very nice and clean canal with a lot of bars and restaurants by its side. If you wonder a bit further you encounter a few very cute muskrats and people doing paddle boarding.  more »
  • Nice restaurants and markets along it, incl. the old quarters of Ljubljana itself.
  • Charming place with plenty of bars, cafés and small pretty places to explore. Highly recommended. Ljubljana is a wonderful City, with wonderful people and excellent gastronomic options.

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