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: Podčetrtek (Thermal Park Aquluna & Olimje Monastery), Pohorje Treetop Walk (in Rogla) and Velenje Beach (in Velenje). The adventure continues: have some family-friendly fun at Escape Room Enigmarium Maribor, do a tasting at Ramsak Winery, make a trip to Lake Šmartno, and fly down the slopes at Mariborsko Pohorje Ski Resort.

To see more things to do, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Maribor trip itinerary maker tool.

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, Pegasus Statue, Green Gold Beer Fountain, Pohorje Treetop Walk
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Escape Room Enigmarium Maribor ©
Escape Room Enigmarium Maribor
Velenje Beach ©
Velenje Beach
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: Celje (Celje Central Library, Prince's Palace, &more), Rogatec Open Air Museum (in Rogatec) and Ljutomer (Wine Tours & Tastings & St. John the Baptist’s Church). There's lots more to do: make a trip to Presernova street, ponder the world of politics at Town Hall, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Zupnijska cerkev sv. Marije - Ptujskogorske Matere Bozje, and pause for some photo ops at Sveti Florijan Statue.

To find where to stay, 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 Tours

Side Trips

Celje, Ljutomer, Rogatec Open Air Museum, Jeruzalem Church
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Presernova street ©
Presernova street
Ptuj Castle ©
Ptuj Castle
Mestni park ©
Mestni park

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 Bohinjsko Jezero (Lake Bohinj & Vogel), Bled (Colnar - Boatman, Stand-Up Paddleboarding, &more) and Vintgar Gorge (in Zgornje Gorje). The adventure continues: take a stroll through Ljubljana Old Town, take in the spiritual surroundings of Franciscan Church of the Annunciation, indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour, and take in the views from Dragon Bridge.

To see maps, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Ljubljana attractions tool.

You can drive from Ptuj to Ljubljana in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 31°C in August, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Parks Historic Sites Fun & Games

Side Trips

Bled, Postojna, Bohinjsko Jezero, St. Kancijan Church, Winery Tilia Estate
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Ljubljana Old Town ©
Ljubljana Old Town
Vintgar Gorge ©
Vintgar Gorge
Ljubljana Castle ©
Ljubljana Castle

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