Slovenia’s capital city is certainly not large by any means, but it has a surprisingly strong LGBTQ+ community. Europe’s Green City boasts a welcoming, progressive atmosphere that makes it a wonderful choice for travelers.
The city of 300,000 is home to one of the country’s largest universities, so the population skews younger. The youthful atmosphere led to a flourish of eclectic restaurants opening along with plenty of outdoor activities. Upscale Špajza is one of the more popular eateries in town with beautiful décor and traditional menu items like octopus with truffles. Julija is another great option for Slovenian food in town.
Ljubljana is a bike-friendly city with a car-free center, so take this opportunity to explore on two wheels. There are more than a dozen public green spaces in the city like Tivoli Park. Be sure to head to Dvorni Bar to sample local wines — they have the biggest variety in the city.
At nightfall there aren’t quite as many options as you might expect in a city this size, but there are still a few good places to cut loose. K4 Roza hosts gay and lesbian nights randomly on the weekends, while Klub Monokel is the only true lesbian club in town. Klub Tiffany is easily the largest LGBTQ+ club in the city and caters to a younger crowd.
If you’re looking for a place to rest your head, Hotel Cubo is a beautiful concept hotel located near the center of town. There’s also Hostel Celica, actually a prison reinvented as a hostel, if you’re looking for something unique.
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