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Classic Guided Tours

It is a pleasure to just stroll around the castle following your nose. However, some of the attractions and spaces can only be visited by joining our guided tours. Experienced guides will reveal some of the hidden corners and shed light on the historical details of the castle. It is always worth listening to the stories from behind the castle walls, which still stir the imagination today.

What to Expect

A detailed tour of the castle with a castle guide, who will show you all of the most interesting places in the castle and share fascinating accounts of historical events with you.


Timetable Any day of the year by prior arrangement.
Duration 60 minutes
Starting point bridge at the main entrance
Languages Slovene, English, German, Italian, French, Spanish, Russian, Croatian
Price list You can find all options of castle tickets here.

Outline of the Tour

In addition to viewing the external well and the fascinating method of obtaining water from the early 19th century, you will also view the castle spaces and sights: The Pentagonal Tower, which today serves as an exhibition space; the Castle Chapel of St George with its unique Baroque coats-of-arms; the Penitentiary and a number of other castle spaces.

You will also visit the Virtual Castle and climb the Viewing Tower, which offers the most beautiful views of Ljubljana and its surroundings.

In addition, you will have an opportunity to independently view the permanent exhibitions of Slovenian History, the Museum of Puppetry and the Castle Armoury.


Prices for classic guided tours (by prior arrangement)

Classic Guided Tour (per person)
2–5 persons 25.00 € 31.00 €
6–15 persons 18.75 € 23.25 €
16–30 persons 12.50 € 15.50 €

We Look Forward to Your Call

Contact us for more information, offers and reservations and we will be happy to assist you.

For organised groups, it is advisable to book a term for the tour in advance by telephone.

Virtual Castle

+386 1 232 99 94

+386 41 732 654



Remember to include your stomach in your plans when visiting the castle. It’s the least it deserves! Take it to Gostilna na Gradu or the Strelec Restaurant for lunch or dinner, or to the Castle Wine Bar and Shop for a snack.

Meet Friderik, the castle rat!