29 days in Maribor, Ptuj & Ljubljana Itinerary

29 days in Maribor, Ptuj & Ljubljana Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Ljubljana
Shuttle:  1 h 30 min
1
Maribor
— 7 nights
Drive:  45 min
2
Ptuj
— 4 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
3
Ljubljana
— 17 nights
End: Ljubljana

7
nights
Maribor

Maribor ©
Cycling may be one of the best ways to tour Maribor, a great base for exploring the surrounding area and conquering Pohorje Mountains.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Maribor: Pohorje Treetop Walk (in Rogla), Velenje Beach (in Velenje) and Podčetrtek (Thermal Park Aquluna & Olimje Monastery). There's much more to do: get your game on at Escape Room Enigmarium Maribor, get to know the fascinating history of Lent - the Oldest Part of the City of Maribor, do a tasting at Vinogradi Horvat, and pause for some serene contemplation at Franciscan Church.

For ratings, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Maribor day trip planner.

Ljubljana to Maribor is an approximately 1.5-hour shuttle ride. You can also drive; or take a train. In July in Maribor, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 18°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Wed) so you can drive to Ptuj.

Things to do in Maribor

Parks Historic Sites Wineries

Side Trips

Celje, Podčetrtek, Green Gold Beer Fountain, Vino Valdhuber, Pohorje Treetop Walk
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Velenje Beach ©
Velenje Beach
Escape Room Enigmarium Maribor ©
Escape Room Enigmarium Maribor
Mariborsko Pohorje Ski Resort ©
Mariborsko Pohorje Ski Resort

4
nights
Ptuj

Ptuj ©
A tour of Ptuj reveals an old town filled with new experiences.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Ptuj: Ljutomer (Wine Tours & Tastings & St. John the Baptist’s Church), Celje (Celje Central Library, Prince's Palace, &more) and Rogatec Open Air Museum (in Rogatec). There's lots more to do: make a trip to Prešernova Street, ponder the world of politics at Town Hall, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of St. George, and pause for some photo ops at Sveti Florijan Statue.

To find other places to visit, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Ptuj road trip app.

Traveling by car from Maribor to Ptuj takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In August, daily temperatures in Ptuj can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 16°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Ljubljana.

Things to do in Ptuj

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Celje, Ljutomer, Jeruzalem Church, Rogatec Open Air Museum
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Prešernova Street ©
Prešernova Street
Ptuj Castle ©
Ptuj Castle

17
nights
Ljubljana

Ljubljana ©
Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
Explore Ljubljana's surroundings by going to St. Kancijan Church (in Kranj), Vintgar Gorge (in Zgornje Gorje) and Bled (Colnar - Boatman, Stand-Up Paddleboarding, &more). The adventure continues: wander the streets of Ljubljana Old Town, take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of St. Nicholas, explore the activities along Lake Bohinj, and Head underground at Postojna Cave.

To see reviews, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Ljubljana online vacation planner.

Traveling by car from Ptuj to Ljubljana takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 31°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Parks Historic Sites Fun & Games

Side Trips

Bled, Postojna, Bohinjsko Jezero, St. Kancijan Church, Vintgar Gorge
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Ljubljana Old Town ©
Ljubljana Old Town
Postojna Cave ©
Postojna Cave
Vintgar Gorge ©
Vintgar Gorge

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