6 days in Novo Mesto, Ptuj & Maribor Itinerary

6 days in Novo Mesto, Ptuj & Maribor Itinerary

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Novo Mesto
— 1 night
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Ptuj
— 1 night
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Maribor
— 3 nights
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Novo Mesto

— 1 night
Novo Mesto is the city on a bend of the Krka River in the City Municipality of Novo Mesto in southeastern Slovenia, close to the border with Croatia. For ratings, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, read Novo Mesto online trip itinerary builder.

Paris, France to Novo Mesto is an approximately 10.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. When traveling from Paris in May, plan for a bit warmer days in Novo Mesto, with highs around 25°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Mon) early enough to drive to Ptuj.

Things to do in Novo Mesto

Spas · Parks · Nature · Historic Sites

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Ptuj

— 1 night
A tour of Ptuj reveals an old town filled with new experiences.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Tue): pause for some serene contemplation at Parish Church of St. Marija - Ptujskogorska Mother of God, make a trip to Town Hall, appreciate the history behind Sveti Florijan Statue, then examine the collection at Ptuj Castle, then get to know the fascinating history of Prešernova Street, and finally take in panoramic vistas at Ptuj City Tower.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Ptuj road trip planner.

Traveling by car from Novo Mesto to Ptuj takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In May in Ptuj, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Maribor.

Things to do in Ptuj

Historic Sites · Museums
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Maribor

— 3 nights
Cycling may be one of the best ways to tour Maribor, a great base for exploring the surrounding area and conquering Pohorje Mountains.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Wed): stroll around Three Ponds, explore the striking landscape at Pyramid Archaeological Site, don't miss a visit to Maribor Synagogue, then explore the ancient world of Water Tower, and finally see the interesting displays at Old Vine House. Here are some ideas for day two: appreciate the history behind National Liberation Monument, then indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, then explore the historical opulence of Celje Castle, and finally don't miss a visit to Celje Water Tower.

To see photos, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Maribor trip itinerary maker app.

You can drive from Ptuj to Maribor in an hour. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in May, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Maribor

Parks · Historic Sites · Spas · Nature

Side Trips

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