23 days in Thermal Pannonian Slovenia Itinerary

23 days in Thermal Pannonian Slovenia Itinerary

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Ptuj
— 9 nights
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Laško
— 6 nights
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Brežice
— 7 nights
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Ptuj — 9 nights

A tour of Ptuj reveals an old town filled with new experiences.
Let the collections at Ptuj Castle and Dominican Monastery capture your imagination. Get a sense of the local culture at Ptujska Klet and Parish Church of St. Marija - Ptujskogorska Mother of God. Get out of town with these interesting Ptuj side-trips: Ljutomer (Wine Tours & Tastings, St. John the Baptist’s Church, &more), Murska Sobota (Muse Erato, Murska Sobota Castle, &more) and Grandmother's Mill (in Veržej). The adventure continues: relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, steep yourself in history at Terme Ptuj, appreciate the history behind Orpheus Monument, and pause for some serene contemplation at Olimje Monastery.

To see photos, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, read Ptuj route tool.

Berlin, Germany to Ptuj is an approximately 10-hour car ride. In May in Ptuj, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 11°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Laško.
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Laško — 6 nights

Nestled on the banks of the Savinja River, Lasko is both a spa town and home to the country's largest and most famous brewery.
You'll explore and learn at Celje Regional Museum and Museum of Recent History Celje. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Celje Castle and Velenje Museum. Venture out of the city with trips to Land of Hayracks (in Šentrupert), Dobrna (Polenek Cultural Heritage House & The Vovk Mill) and Velenje (Velenje Beach, Tito Statue, &more). There's still lots to do: stroll around Laško Spa Park, admire the striking features of Tabor Castle, make a trip to Sevnica Castle, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Aškerčev Square.

For reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Laško driving holiday planner.

Getting from Ptuj to Laško by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a train. In June, daily temperatures in Laško can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Brežice.
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Find places to stay Jun 6 — 12:

Brežice — 7 nights

A small town near the Croat border, Brezice experienced a tumultuous history typical for diverse border settlements.
Brežice Castle and Museum of Dolenjska are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Museum-lovers will appreciate Božidar Jakac Art Museum and Pleterje Open-Air Museum. Change things up with these side-trips from Brežice: Šmarješke Toplice (Spas & House of Living Heritage), Žužemberk Castle (in Žužemberk) and Novo Mesto (Kandija Bridge, Novo Mesto Cathedral, &more). There's still lots to do: learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Na Jasi, explore the historical opulence of Castle Brestanica, look and learn at Planetarium in Sfericni Kino Astroport 360, and Head underground at Kostanjevica Cave.

To find reviews, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Brežice day trip site.

You can drive from Laško to Brežice in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. June in Brežice sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 19th (Fri) to allow time for the car ride back home.
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