Shopping Experience in Ljubljana, Ljubljana (Self Guided)

Have you ever wondered what shopping in Ljubljana is really like? Well, now you have the chance to find out. Narrow streets packed with small shops, squares hosting covered markets - this is Ljubljana. Our tour will take you to some of the most famous shops and markets in the city. Feel free to explore any other shop along the way too.
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Shopping Experience in Ljubljana Map

Guide Name: Shopping Experience in Ljubljana
Guide Location: Slovenia » Ljubljana (See other walking tours in Ljubljana)
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Sightseeing)
# of Attractions: 6
Tour Duration: 1 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 1.5 km
Author: Tom
Central Market

1) Central Market

Opposite the cathedral in the Old Town lies Ljubljana's central market. Just like any other major marketplace, it boasts a traditional set of fresh fruits and vegetables, plus a spectacular range of meat and fish. It may even seem sometimes that any culinary wish can come true here. For an authentic experience of a Slovenian bazaar, come to the center of Ljubljana.

Operation hours: Monday – Friday: 6 am – 6 pm; Saturday: 6 am – 4 pm

2) Ljubljanček

Located in the historic building of Grand Hotel Union, Ljubljanček represents a rather interesting souvenir shop. The prominent feature of all the items sold here is the presence of distinct Ljubljana motifs in each and every one of them. Also available here are the English brochures with information on Ljubljana.

Operation hours: Winter: Monday - Friday: 8 am - 2 pm; Saturday: 8 am - 1 pm; Sunday: 8 am - 12 pm
Summer: Monday - Friday: 8 am - 2 pm; 4 pm - 7:30 pm; Saturday: 8 am - 1 pm; Sunday: 8 am - 12 pm
Torbice Grošelj

3) Torbice Grošelj

Nestled in the center of Ljubljana, Torbice Grošelj is a well-known shop of fashion design. The place specializes in production of original handbags, mostly leather-made. The designer - Marjeta Grošelj, whose works are sold here, is renowned for her exquisite taste and quality.

Operation hours: Monday - Friday: 8:30 am - 12:30 pm; 3:30 pm - 7 pm; Saturday: 8:30 am - 12 pm
Čokoladnica Cukrček

4) Čokoladnica Cukrček

Čokoladnica Cukrček is the most famous chocolate shop in town. It offers a selection of chocolates, from chocolate candies and bars to holiday baskets and sophisticated figurines. It is a mouth-watering experience even for those, who consider themselves indifferent to sweets. The shop also has a branch located in Mestni Trg.

Operation hours: Monday - Friday: 8 am - 8 pm; Saturday: 8 am - 2 pm
Almira Sadar

5) Almira Sadar

Conveniently located in the center of the city, Almira Sadar is a shop that caters to women's wants (not just needs). Here, you will find all sorts of original, designer accessories and jewelry, as well as stylish clothes, all created by Almira Sadar. The shop is worth paying... a visit to.

Operation hours: Monday - Friday: 11 am - 6 pm; Saturday: 11 am - 2 pm

6) Maximarket

Maximarket has been in business since 1971. It is an authentic department store that brings together quality products, such as handmade souvenirs, Slovenian brands of clothes and shoes, and recreation facilities, featuring small cafes and bars. The place is renowned for a good choice of wines, sweets, and food products.

Operation hours: Monday - Friday: 9 am - 9 pm; Saturday: 8 am - 8 pm

Walking Tours in Ljubljana, Slovenia

Create Your Own Walk in Ljubljana

Create Your Own Walk in Ljubljana

Creating your own self-guided walk in Ljubljana is easy and fun. Choose the city attractions that you want to see and a walk route map will be created just for you. You can even set your hotel as the start point of the walk.
Cultural Walk

Cultural Walk

Ljubljana is the cultural center of Slovenia, therefore you will most certainly find here a cultural venue to your liking. Discover Ljubljana's cultural scene by visiting the museums and galleries listed on this tour.

Tour Duration: 2 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 4.0 km
Clubbing in Ljubljana

Clubbing in Ljubljana

Probably the best way to spend a night in Ljubljana is by visiting its dazzling and trendy night clubs. Though the majority of bars and lounges close before midnight, Ljubljana has several clubs that are buzzing with entertainment. Take this tour and explore the best of Ljubljana's night scene.

Tour Duration: 1 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 0.9 km
City Orientation Walk

City Orientation Walk

Ljubljana is the capital city of Slovenia. Throughout its history, it has come under Germanic, Latin and Slavic cultural influences. Ljubljana is situated on the river Ljubljanica, from which it has received its name. This tour will give you an overview of the most popular attractions in this city.

Tour Duration: 3 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 4.0 km
Famous Museum Walk in Ljubljana

Famous Museum Walk in Ljubljana

One of the best ways to discover the rich heritage of Slovenia is to pay a visit to the local museums. However, if you've had enough of history, you can always escape to a more unusual place, like the Museum of Brewery, for example. Sounds interesting? Then take this tour and have fun in Ljubljana's museums.

Tour Duration: 1 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 2.5 km
Ljubljana Artistic Walk

Ljubljana Artistic Walk

While the streets of Ljubljana are an art museum in their own right, the city also proudly boasts some truly good galleries. Small, cozy, colorful, stylish, and exuding a bohemian atmosphere, the galleries of Ljubljana have something to amaze everyone with. Take your time and this tour to explore the city's top galleries.

Tour Duration: 1 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 1.5 km
Religious Sights in Ljubljana

Religious Sights in Ljubljana

Ljubljana is a great religious center. It has Catholic, Orthodox, Baptist and Evangelical churches, the most remarkable of which being the Franciscan Church situated in the center of the city. Take this tour to discover the holy sights of Ljubljana.

Tour Duration: 3 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 5.2 km

Tips for Exploring City on Foot at Your Own Pace

Whether you are in Ljubljana for a quick stopover or have a few days to see the city in more detail, exploring it on foot, at your own pace, is definitely the way to go. Here are some tips for you to save money, see the best Ljubljana has to offer, take good care of your feet while walking, and keep your mobile device – your ultimate "work horse" on this trip - well fed and safe.

Taking Care of Your Feet

To ensure ultimate satisfaction from a day of walking around the city as big as Ljubljana, it is imperative to take good care of your feet so as to avoid unpleasant things like blisters, cold or overheated soles, itchy, irritated or otherwise damaged (cracked) skin, etc. Luckily, these days there is no shortage of remedies to address (and, ideally, to prevent) these and other potential problems with feet. Among them: Compression Socks, Rechargeable Battery-Powered Thermo Socks for Cold Weather, Foot Repair Cream, Deodorant Powder, Shoes UV Sterilizer, and many more that you may wish to find a place in your travel kit for.

Travel Gadgets for Your Mobile Device

Your mobile phone or tablet will be your work horse on a self-guided walk. They offer tour map, guide you from one attraction to another, and provide informative background for the sights you wish to visit. Therefore it is absolutely essential to plan against unexpected power outages in the wrong place at the wrong time, much as to ensure the safety of your device.

For these and other contingencies, here's the list of useful appliances: Portable Charger/External Battery Pack, Worldwide Travel Charger Adapter, Power Converter for International Travel Adapter, and Mobile Device Leash.