Cycling in Eastern Slovenia

Cycling in Eastern Slovenia

Slovenian Tourist Board

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This adventure starts in the mountains of the Koroška region and descends to the Drava River, one of Slovenia's major waterways. Follow the river as it flows through the cultural cities of Maribor and Ptuj, passing vineyards and picturesque villages along the way. *** Please note: The schedule leaves enough time for interactivity biking; however, posted travel times are based on driving estimates because cycling estimates in Slovenia are not yet available from Google.***
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Radlje ob Dravi
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Maribor
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Ptuj
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Ormož
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Radlje ob Dravi

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Radlje ob Dravi is a town in the Municipality of Radlje ob Dravi in northeastern Slovenia. You've now added Peca Underground - Tourist Mine and Museum to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 8th (Wed): examine the collection at Peca Underground - Tourist Mine and Museum and then explore the ancient world of Pistrov Castle.

To see where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, read our Radlje ob Dravi journey maker app.

Ravne na Koroškem to Radlje ob Dravi is an approximately half hour car ride. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) so you can travel to Maribor.

Things to do in Radlje ob Dravi

Museums · Historic Sites

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Maribor

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Cycling may be one of the best ways to tour Maribor, a great base for exploring the surrounding area and conquering Pohorje Mountains.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Pyramid Archaeological Site as well as Fala Hydroelectric Power Plant Museum. Kick off your visit on the 9th (Thu): see the interesting displays at Fala Hydroelectric Power Plant Museum and then see the interesting displays at Old Vine House.

For photos, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Maribor tour app.

Traveling by car from Radlje ob Dravi to Maribor takes an hour. September in Maribor sees daily highs of 70°F and lows of 52°F at night. You'll have a few hours on the 10th (Fri) to wrap things up before traveling to Ptuj.

Things to do in Maribor

Museums · Nature · Parks

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Ptuj

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A tour of Ptuj reveals an old town filled with new experiences.
You've now added Ptuj Castle to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 10th (Fri): see the interesting displays at Ptuj Castle.

To see other places to visit, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Ptuj travel route planning site.

Drive from Maribor to Ptuj in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In September, plan for daily highs up to 70°F, and evening lows to 52°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Sat) early enough to travel to Ormož.

Things to do in Ptuj

Museums · Historic Sites

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Ormož

— 1 night
Ormož is a town in the traditional region of Prlekija, part of Styria, in northeastern Slovenia. Your day by day itinerary now includes St. John the Baptist’s Church as well as Krapje Beekeeping Museum.

To find maps, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, read Ormož travel route planner.

Ormož is very close to Ptuj. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Ormož

Museums · Historic Sites

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Slovenia travel guide

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Castles · Bodies of Water · Caves
Sunny Side of the Alps
From snowcapped Alpine peaks to sandy Adriatic beaches, a trip to Slovenia is like taking several vacations at once. Whatever the season, the country offers enticing natural attractions, all close at hand, including thick forests, scenic valleys, cave systems, waterfalls, lakes, and the Adriatic coast. For those seeking an active holiday, you'll fine an abundance of ski slopes, trails to hike, roads to bike, and rocks to climb. Pay a visit to some of Slovenia's spa resorts and take advantage of the fresh mountain air and thermal waters. Various castles, churches, and historical towns--many of which are fully preserved--tell stories of the country's past. In Slovenia's major cities, admire the architecture, explore the local arts, visit museums, and chat with the locals over a cup of coffee. Slovenian cuisine offers a blend of Alpine and Mediterranean tastes and is definitely worth trying, along with the country's wines.