After hotel pickup from Ljubljana, head to the oldest town in Slovenia, Ptuj, located just a short drive from Maribor. The writer Tacitus mentioned it for the first time in the year 69 A.D. Numerous archaeological remains prove that the city experienced its first period of prosperity as the Roman town of Poetovio.
Ptuj is a haven for archaeological and architectural buffs. Slovenias oldest town contains historical artifacts and architecture dating back to the Roman, Medieval and Stone ages. Enjoy exploring the old town and the wonderful views of the museum and castle from above. Set beside the Drava, Ptuj is another beautiful old town that is waiting for you to explore. If you visit before the beginning of Lent, make sure to check out the mighty Kurent festival.Afterwards, you will head to the attractive city of Maribor, where you will visit the majestic Gothic Cathedral, stop by the lively main square, and discover the legends of the Franciscan church.
Then, enjoy the chance to taste some excellent wines from the sunny vineyards of the tajerska region. You will end your day with a visit to the Zice Carthusian Monastery before being dropped off back at your hotel in Ljubljana.