) is the capital and largest city of Slovenia. During antiquity, it was the site of a Roman city called Emona. It was under Habsburg rule from the Middle Ages until the dissolution of the Austro-Hungarian Empire in 1918.

Situated at the middle of a trade route between the northern Adriatic Sea and the Danube region, it was the historical capital of Carniola, a Slovene-inhabited part of the Habsburg Monarchy, and it has been the cultural, educational, economic, political, and administrative center of independent Slovenia since 1991. Its central geographic location within Slovenia, transport connections, concentration of industry, scientific and research institutions and cultural tradition are contributing factors to its leading position.

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Latest News for: Ljubljana transport


Int'l passenger air travel resumes in Slovenia's capital

Xinhua 30 May 2020
LJUBLJANA, May 30 (Xinhua) -- International passenger air transport has resumed at the Ljubljana airport, Slovenia's largest ...

Pizza lorry driver denies 'smuggling drugs worth £6.5m'

BBC News 26 May 2020
Adam Grzelj, 50, from Ljubljana, Slovenia, pleaded not guilty to two counts of importing class A drugs.

Skiers return to Slovenian resort after lockdown eases

The Times of India 17 May 2020
"Unique, fantastic, the weather, the snow, the silence, the air, being free," said Barbara and Franci, a couple from the capital Ljubljana ... Public transport resumed on May 11 and Kanin ski resort reopened on May 14 ... a bit out of condition," said Omer, another skiier from Ljubljana.

Cape Town rated as one of best cities for solo female travellers

Independent online (SA) 08 Mar 2020
Tourlane, which describes themselves as a leading planning and booking service for expert-made dream vacations, revealed the top 50 best cities for female solo travellers ... It faired well in the transport, justice and accommodation categories ... Claiming the top spot was Ljubljana, Slovenia’s capital city. Ljubljana scored 62.80 ... See the full list here. .

Maribor guide: Where to eat, drink, shop and stay in Slovenia’s second city

The Independent 11 Sep 2019
Set among the hilly vineyards and lush forests of eastern Slovenia, Maribor may well be the most charming destination you’ve never heard of ... What to do in Maribor. See the world’s oldest grapevine. We’ll tell you what’s true. You can form your own view ... Subscribe now ... 1/6 ... 2/6 ... Wizz Air flies direct to Ljubljana in around two hours.  Public transport.
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