The capital and largest city in Slovenia, Ljubljana has a population of only around 300,000 people, making it one of the smallest capital cities on the continent. Prior to becoming capital of the independent republic of Slovenia it was the capital of Carniola, a part of the Austro-Hungarian Empire. It is served by the Joze Pucnik Airport, only 17 miles out of the city center, it’s the ideal point to pick up your hire car Ljubljana, from here you can start your journey right away, you can also choose to have your car delivered to your hotel or pick it up at the vehicle providers station. At HAPPPYCAR, we check the prices of international and local providers so that you don’t have to check each website to provide you with the best deals on a car hire to make your money go further on a rental car that fits your specific needs. You have the options of choosing car size, pick up location and type of insurance to ensure you get the best deal on a great car hire!
Ljublana Castle, dating back to the 16th century, offers fantastic views of the city, there are a few ways to get to the castle, you can use the cliff railway or should you feel active you can always walk up.
The city’s central square, Presernoy Trg, is part of the Old Town. In the square you will see a statue to the Slovenian post France Preseren, the square is a great meeting place and also a great place to sit and watch the world go by.
The Triple Bridge: These stunning bridges connect the old medieval town to the modern city. It consists of three separate bridges that are located next to each other.
Metelkova city is an autonomous social culture place where many artists have gathered and has a lot of underground bars and clubs, park your hire car Ljubljana up and take a stroll for this interesting city.
Being the capital city, Ljublana is home to many of the countries national museums, such as the national museum of Slovenia, the oldest museum in the country dating back to the 18th century, it houses artefacts that date back to the stone age to the modern day.
The Slovienian museum of Natural history, found in the same building as the national museum, here the major sights include the Mammoth and Whale skeletons , as well as the impressive mineral collection is well worth checking out, amassed in the 19th century.
Inside the city’s castle one will find the Exhibition of Slovenian history, this exhibition takes you on a trip through the country’s fascinating history, from the prehistoric times to today, split into periods, The prehistory and Romans, the middle ages, The beigninng of the 19th century and The First world war, Yugoslavia and The Second world War and finally independence and what has come after.
One of the main advantages of having a hire car Ljubljana is the freedom to get out of the city and explore some other parts of this stunning country, located about an hour’s drive away is the small but lovely town of Postojna, the town is famous for its caves, there are over 12 miles of them and some coming up to 50 meters high. There is also a splendid castle about 4 miles out of the town center, the castle as the look that it is growing out of the cave. Another town that is within driving distance is the town of Bled, one can take in the stunning views here, it has a beautiful lake and a stunning romantic castle.
Wherever you choose to go, HAPPYCAR makes it easy for you to make your Slovenian dreams a reality today!