8-Hour Trip to Ancient Ptuj and Maribor with the Oldest Vine in the World
Explore ancient Ptuj and its beauties.
Taste fine wines in in the old wine cellar.
Maribor is the second biggest town in Slovenia and in character totally different from Ljubljana and the western part 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 big annual art & music festival Lent and oldest vine in the world which is more than 500 years old.
The oldest town in Slovenia, Ptuj is located just a short drive from Maribor. The writer Tacitus mentioned it for the first time already in the year 69. Numerous archaeological remains prove that the city experienced its first period of prosperity as the Roman town of Poetovio. Explore its beauty with a stroll through the town and visit Ptuj Castle. The Dominican and Minorite monasteries, the Provost church and the old city hall are some of the curiosities of the town, worth seeing. Wine tasting follows in the old wine cellar in the center of the town. Fine wines of this great wine production cheer up your heart and soul.
Afterwards, drive back to the hotel.
Maribor sightseeing, including the oldest Slovenian vine
Wine tasting in Ptuj (Sundays closed - instead wine tasting in different wine cellar in the vicinity)
transfer from Ljubljana or Bled
organizational costs, VAT