A WEEKEND IN SLOVENIA

Hello dear readers!

Today I’d like to share with you one of our last short trips. With a long weekend ahead and wonderlust in our souls, we wanted to take a trip somewhere but without spending a fortune. But where could it be? After doing a bit of research, Ljubljana became our firm option. From Vienna it’s a 4-5 hour bus drive and a round trip costs around 60 Eur with Flixbus, very tempting for our budget so we booked an Airbnb and off we went!

DAY 1

We began our day at the Old Town, specifically at Preseren Square:

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From there, we walked towards the Triple Bridge and explored the little streets and pretty shops. This part of the city is full of charming details!

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Even though we are not fans of visiting all the churches on our way, we were surprised by the interior of St Nicolas Church:

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Afterwards, we walked along the river towards the Dragon Bridge and then the other way. There are nice Restaurants to grab a bite and the good thing is that we found them way cheaper than in Vienna 🙂

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Our favourite place for a treat was LOCKAL. Try their Milkshakes, they are the best I’ve ever had AND they come with a Donut!

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In the afternoon we visited the Tivoli Park, which is a gorgeous public park to take endless walks. Countless fountains and numerous statues are part of its charm. It’s funny that it reminded us of France and we later understood why: the park had been conceived by a French designer:

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To watch the Sunset, nothing better that climbing up to the Castle for the most spectacular view of the city:

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DAY 2

Lake Bled is something not to be missed, we took a bus from the station which brought us to this wonderful little town:

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We took the 90- minute walk around the lake and we absolutely recommend it since you get to see different perspectives of the Pilgrimage Church:

We found out later about Ojstrica (the viewpoint from above) so we have a reason to come back. Hopefully soon! 🙂

All pictures by Lucila Romero and Gabriel Kmenta.

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