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GREEN URBAN EXPERIENCE

Ljubljana is a boutique capital, which writes short boutique stories that portray its beauty and inhabitants. In a small space it uniquely combines natural, cultural and historical treasures, which is why it was also awarded the title European Green Capital 2016. The easiest way to describe it to our guests and partners is by means of the following facts:

  • The loveliest small city in Europe
  • Small, quaint, and very explorable
  • One of the safest capitals

Moments of Zen

Experiencing Ljubljana and the Ljubljana marshes from the Ljubljanica river

Quality time

Organic processing of oleiferous plants and cereals

Must see

Masterpieces of the visionary architect Jože Plečnik

Must do

Urban fishing

Our pick

Trnulja estate and the Ljubljana Marshes

ITINERARY

DAY 1

In harmony with nature
10:00 Arrival at the Ljubljana airport and transport to Ljubljana
11:00 Arrival at the Vander/Cubo hotel and check-in
12:00 Time Machine at the Ljubljana Castle
Discover the roles the Castle Hill and the Ljubljana Castle played throughout the castle’s rich history. The costumed characters representing each period will create a genuinely special atmosphere, which will be both instructive and entertaining.

13:00 Viseat Ljubljana, Strelec restaurant
Getting to know the typical dishes from Ljubljana at the restaurant Stralec. The Viseat Ljubljana serves up a typical Ljubljana menu. You will indulge in authentic dishes and experience a premium menu with the signature of Ljubljana and Slovenia in a perfect ambience.
15:00 Boat trip to the Ljubljana marshes
16:00 Trnuljina doživetja
You will actively learn how to organically process oleiferous plants and crops into organic oils, spreads, plain and whole-grain flour. In a short lecture you will learn how to respect natural systems and cycles without using genetically modified organisms. The entire programme will take place in the form of a workshop on preparing healthy home-made food, led by the host Urška and the top-class chef Slavko Adamlje. You will reminisce about and taste long-forgotten recipes and learn how to prepare healthy dishes.

20:00 Union – 150 years of the marriage of beer and food
Visit to the Union brewery, the most renowned brewery in Slovenia, and its production. What follows is a guided beer tasting at the hottest tavern in town. You will get a chance to experience a legendary beer-inspired menu and get acquainted with all the flavours from the Union beer portfolio.

23:00 After-party or return to the hotel

DAY 2

08.00 Breakfast at the Cubo or Vander hotel
09:00 Urban fishing
A unique fishing experience. Fly fishing for graylings and brown trout, spin fishing for metre-long pike in the heart of Ljubljana, and winter adventures – huchen fishing on the length of the Ljubljanica river.
11:00 Face to face with Jože Plečnik
There are only a few cities which are so strongly characterized by an artist as Ljubljana, the home-town of the architect Jože Plečnik (1872–1957), a student of Otto Wagner. In a little over 35 years he transformed Ljubljana from a provincial city into the capital of the Slovenian nation. Since the mid-20s of the 20th century this architect designed countless city squares and parks, one after the other.

13:00 Plečnik’s lunch – JB restaurant
Imaginative recipes of Janez Bratovž in the chambers of Jože Plečnik.
Optional: lunch with fresh, local ingredients from the open-air market under the Plečnik arcades.

16:00 Departure to the airport

Getting there:All flights to and from Ljubljana land at Jože Pučnik Ljubljana Airport, just 25 km from the city centre. The national airline Adria Airways connects Ljubljana with more than 20 European cities and offers great connections to south-east Europe as well.
Accommodation:Boutique hotels: Hotel Vander or Hotel Cubo
Eat and drink:JB restaurant – in the eyes of many the best restaurant in Slovenia
Gateways:Due to its location, Ljubljana is the best starting point to discover Slovenia. The Central Slovenian region, which surrounds Ljubljana, is full of interesting incentive experiences, which can be integrated into your event’s programme.