Medieval Ptuj and Maribor Private Day Trip with Wine Tasting from Ljubljana or Bled
"Departure from the hotel at 8:00 in the morning. Driving to Maribor the second biggest town in Slovenia. The city's character totally differ from Ljubljana and other western parts of the country. It is situated on the banks of the Drava River in the hilly countryside among the best vineyards. Maribor is renowned for its Lent area and oldest vine. After continue driving to the oldest town of Slovenia Ptuj which is located half an hour driving from Maribor. City Ptuj was mentioned for the first time by writer Tacitus already in the year 69. Numerous archaeological remains prove that the city experienced its first period of prosperity as the Roman the Provost church and the old city hall are also some of the must-see curiosities of the town worth seeing. Wine tasting in the old wine cellar of Ptuj follows. Sightseeing of wine cellar
"The tour starts at your accommodation and after 1 hour driving our first stop is Trakoscan castle (13th century) perched on a small hill overlooking the large park and forest area. First we will explore the indoors of the castle and learn about the families and culture from that area. After we will have a relaxing walk around the castle and have some free time for a coffee and enjoying the nature.After we finish exploring the castle we will start are tour to Varazdin and after 1 hour drive will arrive in that beautiful baroque town. whose rich history goes back to the 12th century was home to the region’s wealthiest nobles landowners artisans and artists
Zagorje Medieval Castles Photo Tour - Full Day Trip from Zagreb
"If you’ve researched Croatia then you know we’ve got a long complicated and colorful history. Modern day witnesses to this tale are the castles in Zagorje region. Each tells a piece of the puzzle and offers plenty to photograph and explore. This story is part of our day tours from Zagreb.Beginning at Novi the story unfolds with one of Croatia’s most famous rulers Ban Josip Jelačić (the statute of him on a horse adorns the main square in Zagreb). The rebuilt castle tomb and chapel together with additional buildings show us how this ruler arranged his home.Moving on to Trakošćan castle
Nicely restored side street that is! Parts of it were paved with gently round river stones from Mura, the river that marks entire Styrian region and towns upon its shores.
The street is compact line...
The very obvious tower (Stadtturm) attached to Bad Radkersburg's Rathaus is in the Hauptplatz, orginally Bad Radkersburg's marketplace.
Dating from the 1500s, the tower functioned as the town lookout...
Bad Radkersburg was once fully-walled and moated....it was a major fortress against Hungary, and later against the threat from the Ottoman Empire.
Its walls had sixteen towers (four still stand) and...