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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
From EUR99.00
 
Trakoscan Castle and Varazdin Private Tour
"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
From EUR119.00
 
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
From EUR95.00

More Off The Beaten Path in Ptuj

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The stories of Haloze - wineyard area

Haloze is a geographical sub-region of Slovenia in the northeast of the country, in the Lower Styria region. It's a hilly area bounded by the border with Croatia in the south and the Dravinja and...
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Listen the silence -Ranca

This area is filled with peace, birds and pure nature. Many locals visit the lake to go jogging, cycling, walking and take part in many different sports. Some come here for a walk in peace or just to...
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Ptuj Mithraic shrines

Ptuj was an important place in Roman times, so it's not surprising that there are various remains still visible. The ancient religion of Mithraism probably originated in Persia, and spread across the...
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The Dornava manor

The today manor stands on the site of a former smaller one, which stood there probably already in the Middle Ages and belonged to the Lords of Ptuj, the Herbersteins and the Sauers. In 1730 the entire...
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Castle Borl

Borl's beginnings are in the 12th or the 13th century. The castle was first mentioned in 1255 when the Magyar king Bela IV issued a bill to Friedrich, the Lord of Ptuj, regarding several castles,...
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Slovenske Gorice - wine region

The central Slovenske Gorice are densely populated. There are typically scattered settlements which spread over flat longitudinal ridges. Smaller villages built in clusters developed only around...
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Haloze - vine region

Haloze represents an agreeable region of rolling and relatively low tertiary hills in the Pannonian region of Slovenia.Haloze was first mentioned in the 15th century under the name of Chalas and...
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Look for the elephant.................

................because I can't remember what road it was on. Towards the river though, and on the corner of two streets. I thought he was lovely, and wondered why he was there. Animals such as...
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Dominko's Homestead

Situated along the Ptuj-Ormož road, in the community of Gorišnica, the Dominko's homestead is, according to the experts of the Institute of Natural and Cultural Heritage Protection, the oldest house...
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Puch museum

The famous Slovene Janez Puch (spelled Puh in Slovene), inventor, factory owner and visionary, invented the first bicycle with same-size wheels. In 1899 he started his first machine-made bicycle...
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Sturmovec landscape park

The natural conditions and human influence are the main reasons for the decline of rare and endangered animal and plant species. Many different types of endangered birds, plants and dragon flies can...
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Pot v toplice 9, Ptuj, 2251, Slovenia
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Presernova ul 6, Ptuj, 2250, Slovenia
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Trstenjakova ulica 13, Vinarski trg 5, Ptuj, 2250, Slovenia
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Jadranska Ulica 20, Ribs Com d.o.o., Ptuj, 2250, Slovenia
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Presernova 38, Ptuj, 2250, Slovenia
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Top Things to Do in Ptuj

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St George's Church - Cerkev sv. Jurija

St George's Church is located on Slovenski Trg . This church was built originally in the twelfth century and later rebuilt in Gothic style in the fifteenth century. Outside the church there are some...
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Ptuj Castle & Museum

The first thing we did in Ptuj was walk up to the castle. We went the back route, but later found a way up from the centre of the old town, too. Ptuj’s castle is quite an impressive one. A castle was...
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Roman Ptuj - Povoden Museum

Povoden museum is to be found the oldest open-air lapidary in Slovenia. It bears the name of the curate Simon Povoden who, in 1830, had made built in the town's Tower base antique monuments found in...
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Terme Ptuj - Thermal Spa Resort

If you are in Ptuj, you should visit Thermal Park. They have mineral thermal water, indoor and outdoor baths, numerous slides, whirlpools, slow river, pool with waves and water jet massage. You can...
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St. Florian Statue - Florjanov Spomenik

The Statue is in the middle of the Town's Square. Due to the constant threat of fires, and after the town had been seriously damaged by them, the inhabitants of Ptuj turned for help to St Florian and...
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Church of Sts Peter & Paul - Minorite Monastery

Minoritski Square has a pillar to St Mary in its centre. This was erected to celebrate a victory over the Turks in 1664. Near the column stands the Minorite Monastery. This was established in the...
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"Just Ptuj, actually.............."
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"A short visit to Ptuj"
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