Ljubljana is a city in touch with nature committed to putting in place advanced measures for sustainable development. In this section, you can find information about guided tours and activities that best reflect its green soul. All information will be also waiting for you in Urban Hotel.
Taste Ljubljana culinary tour: the tour will give you an insight into traditional Ljubljana dishes, which are today mostly prepared using modern cooking methods and have recently been given a new life as part of the much-acclaimed Taste Ljubljana project. You will visit five different styles of restaurants and taste five different dishes as well as five selected drinks.
The Land of Jurij Vega: the tour takes you to the village of Dolsko and its surrounding forested hills criss-crossed with hiking trails. Beginning with a tasting session of local specialities and ending at a traditional restaurant named after the famous mathematician, the tour includes several local attractions, such as a rare wild grapevine species, the ruins of Tovoro Castle, and the Jurij Vega Museum in the village of Zagorica.
From Ljubljana with love: this guided city tour introduces you to life in Ljubljana as seen by people whose activities are based on the principles of social entrepreneurship. In Ljubljana there are a number of local initiatives and projects in the fields of gastronomy, fair trade, reuse, recycling, and several others whose common focus is care for the environment and vulnerable social groups. The tour gives you an opportunity to learn about their background and find out about the sustainability measures implemented in the city holding the title of the European Green Capital 2016.
Ljubljana, a green city: the tours, each focusing on the theme behind the European Green Capital 2016 programme of events for the current month, will take visitors to Tivoli Park or the Ljubljana Botanic Garden, two of the city’s major green attractions. On each tour, a Ljubljana Tourism guide will introduce visitors to the sustainability projects that earned Ljubljana the prestigious European Green Capital 2016 title while taking them around the city’s green nooks and crannies.