6 days in Thermal Pannonian Slovenia & Maribor Itinerary

6 days in Thermal Pannonian Slovenia & Maribor Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Ljubljana
Drive:  1 h
1
Celje
— 2 nights
Drive:  45 min
2
Maribor
— 2 nights
Drive:  45 min
3
Ptuj
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 30 min
End: Ljubljana

2
nights
Celje

Celje ©
An old city with a modern vibe, Celje features a castle and historical town center, surrounded by a green landscpe tailor-made for an exciting and active holiday.
Explore Celje's surroundings by going to Olimje Monastery (in Podčetrtek) and Solčava (Logar Valley Landscape Park & Cerkev Marije Snezne). Next up on the itinerary: step into the grandiose world of Celje Castle, examine the collection at Celje Regional Museum, make a trip to Green Gold Beer Fountain, and walk around Mestni park.

To see photos, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, go to the Celje itinerary planning tool.

Ljubljana to Celje is an approximately 1- hour car ride. You can also take a train; or take a bus. In May, daily temperatures in Celje can reach 25°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Maribor.

Things to do in Celje

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trips

Solčava, Olimje Monastery, Green Gold Beer Fountain, Laško Spa Park
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Celje Castle ©
Celje Castle
Logar Valley Landscape Park ©
Logar Valley Landscape Park
Lake Šmartno ©
Lake Šmartno

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Fri): tour the pleasant surroundings at Mariborsko Pohorje Ski Resort, snap pictures at Old Bridge (Drava Bridge), stroll around Three Ponds, then see the interesting displays at Old Vine House, and finally explore the ancient world of Water Tower. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get to know the fascinating history of Lent - the Oldest Part of the City of Maribor, have some family-friendly fun at Escape Room Enigmarium Maribor, then see the interesting displays at Maribor Regional Museum, and finally take in the dramatic natural features at Piramida (Pyramid Hill).

To find ratings, maps, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Maribor itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Celje to Maribor takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In May, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sat) so you can drive to Ptuj.

Things to do in Maribor

Parks Museums Historic Sites
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Escape Room Enigmarium Maribor ©
Escape Room Enigmarium Maribor
Old Vine House ©
Old Vine House
Piramida (Pyramid Hill) ©
Piramida (Pyramid Hill)

1
night
Ptuj

Ptuj ©
A tour of Ptuj reveals an old town filled with new experiences.
Start off your visit on the 31st (Sun): see the interesting displays at Ptuj Castle, get to know the fascinating history of Presernova street, pause for some serene contemplation at Zupnijska cerkev sv. Marije - Ptujskogorske Matere Bozje, then contemplate the long history of Terme Ptuj, and finally pause for some photo ops at Orpheus Monument.

To see ratings, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, read our Ptuj trip planner.

Getting from Maribor to Ptuj by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in May, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Sun) to allow time to drive back home.

Things to do in Ptuj

Historic Sites Museums
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Ptuj Castle ©
Ptuj Castle
Presernova street ©
Presernova street

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