8 days in Maribor, Ptuj & Novo Mesto Itinerary

8 days in Maribor, Ptuj & Novo Mesto Itinerary

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Maribor
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Ptuj
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Novo Mesto
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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.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Mon): explore the striking landscape at Pyramid Archaeological Site, then see the interesting displays at Old Vine House, then have some family-friendly fun at Escape Room Enigmarium Maribor, and finally fly down the slopes at Mariborsko Pohorje Ski Resort.

For traveler tips, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Maribor trip itinerary planner.

Brussels, Belgium to Maribor is an approximately 7.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. Traveling from Brussels in July, you will find days in Maribor are somewhat warmer (32°C), and nights are about the same (18°C). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Mon) so you can go by car to Ptuj.

Things to do in Maribor

Parks · Nature · Fun & Games
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Pyramid Archaeological Site ©
Pyramid Archaeological Site
Old Vine House ©
Old Vine House
Escape Room Enigmarium Maribor ©
Escape Room Enigmarium Maribor

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Ptuj

Ptuj ©
A tour of Ptuj reveals an old town filled with new experiences.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Ptuj: Rogatec Open Air Museum (in Rogatec), Podčetrtek (Olimje Monastery, Spas, &more) and Celje (City Park, Celje Castle, &more). There's still lots to do: examine the collection at Ptuj Castle, appreciate the extensive heritage of Prešernova Street, make a trip to Slovenski trg Square, and ponder the design of Green Gold Beer Fountain.

To find photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Ptuj route planner.

You can drive from Maribor to Ptuj in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. July in Ptuj sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 18°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Thu) so you can drive to Novo Mesto.

Things to do in Ptuj

Historic Sites · Museums · Spas

Side Trips

Podčetrtek, Celje, Rogatec Open Air Museum, Green Gold Beer Fountain
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Celje Castle ©
Celje Castle
Ptuj Castle ©
Ptuj Castle
Spas

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Novo Mesto

Novo Mesto ©
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. Venture out of the city with trips to Rakov Škocjan Landscape Park (in Rakek), Velika Planina (in Stahovica) and Pristava Tourist Village (in Ivančna Gorica). There's lots more to do: examine the collection at Brežice Castle, play a few rounds at Golf Grad Otočec, walk around Otočec Castle Park, and head outdoors with Adventure Park Geoss.

To see other places to visit, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Novo Mesto planner.

You can drive from Ptuj to Novo Mesto in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 34°C, and evening lows to 18°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Novo Mesto

Outdoors · Historic Sites · Parks

Side Trips

Adventure Park Geoss, Rakov Škocjan Landscape Park, Velika Planina, Pristava Tourist Village, Brežice Castle
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Adventure Park Geoss ©
Adventure Park Geoss
Velika Planina ©
Velika Planina
Rakov Škocjan Landscape Park ©
Rakov Škocjan Landscape Park

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