Tales of Maribor, Ptuj and Wine

Day Trips & Excursions in Ptuj

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3.8 out of 5

Tour description provided by Viator

Ljubljana may have already charmed you, but let the rest of the country work its magic. From Maribor, Slovenia’s second city, to charming Ptuj. This small-group day trip is a great way to get a deeper sense of Slovenia outside of the capital city. Numbers limited to eight people, ensuring a small-group experience with personalized attention from your guide.
Tales of wine making culture and authentic local traditions all wrapped into this charming tour slightly off the beaten track. A unique experience around eastern Slovenia with Ptuj, former Roman settlement and the oldest Slovenian town, Maribor, the center of the region and the second largest city, together with wine tasting of the local brands in delightful local wineries. An adventure full of history, culture and local delights.A unique opportunity to visit this wonderful part of Slovenia, east of the capital and home to warm-hearted people and beautiful wine roads. From Ljubljana to Ptuj, once a Roman settlement and Slovenia’s oldest town with a rich history and many landmarks to prove it. Some time to explore the city with major historical and cultural attractions followed by wine tasting (optional).Our next stop is Maribor, the lively center of the Slovenian Styria region and proud owner of the world’s oldest vine. After the guided city tour, there will be some free time for lunch in one of the local taverns. For the wine enthusiasts another opportunity for wine tasting to get fully acquainted with the century-long wine culture of the whole eastern region. Arrival back to Ljubljana in evening hours.

What’s included

  • Transport by air-conditioned minivan
  • Professional guide
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off (selected hotels only)

What’s not included

  • Gratuities
  • Food and drinks
  • Entrance fees to Ptuj Castle (approx. 6 euros), wine tasting (approx. 6 euros)


  • Informative, friendly and professional guide
  • Small group ensures personal service
  • Hotel pickup included