5 days in Ilirska Bistrica & Ptuj Itinerary

5 days in Ilirska Bistrica & Ptuj Itinerary

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Ilirska Bistrica
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Ilirska Bistrica

— 1 night
Ilirska Bistrica is a town in the Inner Carniola region of southwestern Slovenia. On the 11th (Mon), stop by Guštarna, explore the fascinating underground world of Postojna Cave, and then explore the historical opulence of Predjama Castle. On the next day, browse the exhibits of Snežnik Castle, Head underground at Cross Cave, and then step into the grandiose world of Mašun Castle.

For where to stay, maps, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Ilirska Bistrica trip planning app.

Ljubljana to Ilirska Bistrica is an approximately 1.5-hour car ride. In October, Ilirska Bistrica is somewhat warmer than Ljubljana - with highs of 22°C and lows of 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Tue) early enough to travel to Ptuj.

Things to do in Ilirska Bistrica

Historic Sites · Nature · Parks · Museums

Side Trips

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Ptuj

— 3 nights
A tour of Ptuj reveals an old town filled with new experiences.
Change things up with these side-trips from Ptuj: Celje Castle (in Celje) and Podčetrtek (Spas & Olimje Monastery). Next up on the itinerary: examine the collection at Ptuj Castle, enjoy breathtaking views from Ptuj City Tower, pause for some photo ops at Orpheus Monument, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Parish Church of St. Marija - Ptujskogorska Mother of God.

For maps, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Ptuj trip itinerary builder app.

Traveling by car from Ilirska Bistrica to Ptuj takes 2.5 hours. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Ilirska Bistrica in October, with highs in Ptuj at 19°C and lows at 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Fri) early enough to drive back home.

Things to do in Ptuj

Historic Sites · Spas · Museums

Side Trips

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