Smarna Gora Ljubljana

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Smarna Gora – Hiking on the edge of Ljubljana

Smarna gora is a hill at the most northern part of Ljubljana. It’s a butte and looks like two humps of a camel. You can reach it with city bus number 8 (Gameljne). There’s a bus every 10-20 minutes.

There are many ways to reach the top of Smarna gora. There are paths that are a bit steep, but take only 20 minutes. There are also more gentle paths, which are most of the time full of climbers, especially on Sundays. But if you are not walking on the main paths, you can relax and enjoy the fresh air.

Smarna gora has two peaks. Smarna gora and Grmada. The first peak is the popular one and is full of visitors. On this peak you will also find an inn called Ledinek. Here you can buy some typical Slovenian dishes, a cup of tea or a beer. It has a nice view over Ljubljana, especially when the weather is nice.

Grmada is a located a bit higher and only has a bench on the top, so it doesn’t have so many visitors. It’s better if you just want to relax, read a book or study.

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Smarna gora, Ljubljana

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Opening Times

07:00 till dusk daily


Tea: € 1.20


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Last Changed Date: 2016-05-19 11:45:13 +0200 (Thu, 19 May 2016)