Ljubljana Tourism's guided tours relating to the monthly theme of the programme of events marking Ljubljana's year as European Green Capital take you to the city's two major green attractions, Tivoli Park and the Ljubljana Botanic Garden. While exploring the green nooks and crannies along the route, you will learn about the green projects that earned Ljubljana its prestigious title and find out about the city's sustainability achievements. Did you know that Ljubljana is the first of the European capitals on the way to becoming zero waste cities to have already exceeded the European Union's recycling targets for 2020 by ten per cent? Did you know that in various locations across the city's urban core you can find beehives and apiaries, and that Ljubljana's drinking water does not undergo any technological treatment? Join us on a green-themed monthly tour and explore one of the aspects of Ljubljana's sustainable development.
18 June 2016, 10 a.m. :
Accompanied by a guide, you will go for a stroll along the green embankments on the river Ljubljanica and then continue towards the Ljubljana Botanic Garden, whose history goes back to 1810 and is well-known for its huge assemblage of native and non-native plant species. After taking a garden tour and visiting the revamped Špica embankment nearby, you will return to the tour starting point along the opposite bank of the river. You will make several stops to view and learn about the city's modern network of drinking fountains and the famous Robba Fountain, Hercules Fountain, Neptune Fountain, and Auersperg Gardens Fountain.
Starting point: Ljubljana Tourist Information Centre (TIC); Adamič - Lundrovo nabrežje 2
Duration: two hours
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