8 days in Thermal Pannonian Slovenia Itinerary

8 days in Thermal Pannonian Slovenia Itinerary

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Ptuj
— 2 nights
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Velenje
— 2 nights
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Novo Mesto
— 3 nights
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Ptuj — 2 nights

A tour of Ptuj reveals an old town filled with new experiences.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Parish Church of St. Marija - Ptujskogorska Mother of God and Jelenov Greben Homestead. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Ptuj Castle and Olimje Monastery. Take a break from Ptuj with a short trip to Spas in Podčetrtek, about 58 minutes away. There's lots more to do: don't miss a visit to Prešernova Street, pause for some serene contemplation at Church of St. George, pause for some photo ops at Orpheus Monument, and contemplate the long history of Terme Ptuj.

To find more things to do, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Ptuj day trip website.

Rimini, Italy to Ptuj is an approximately 6.5-hour car ride. You can also drive. Traveling from Rimini in July, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Ptuj, with lows of 18°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Velenje.
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Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping · Spas
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Velenje — 2 nights

With its lakes and well-maintained grassy beaches, Velenje will satisfy every tourist eager to relax or take a swim during summer months.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Tue): see the interesting displays at The Photographic Studio of Josip Pelikan, then examine the collection at Celje Regional Museum, and then explore the historical opulence of Celje Castle. On the 6th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: don't miss a visit to Lake Šmartno, then see the interesting displays at Museum of Recent History Celje, then pause for some photo ops at Tito Statue, and finally admire the masterpieces at Velenje Museum.

To find where to stay, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Velenje trip itinerary planning site.

Traveling by car from Ptuj to Velenje takes 1.5 hours. July in Velenje sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 18°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Novo Mesto.
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Novo Mesto — 3 nights

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. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Novo Mesto Cathedral and Museum of Dolenjska. Discover out-of-the-way places like Otočec Castle Park and Brežice Castle. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Novo Mesto: Planetarium in Sfericni Kino Astroport 360 (in Čatež ob Savi), Kostanjevica na Krki (Božidar Jakac Art Museum & Kostanjevica Cave) and Terme Čatež (in Brežice).

For more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Novo Mesto route planner.

You can drive from Velenje to Novo Mesto in 2 hours. Another option is to drive. In July, daytime highs in Novo Mesto are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sat) so you can drive back home.
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Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Nature
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