Tale of Maribor, Ptuj & wine
08:30 - 19:00 Everyday

Tale of Maribor, Ptuj & wine

A journey back in time – from the modern Slovenian town Maribor to the oldest town Ptuj with a fairytale setting and home of the world's oldest vine.

Private

upon request

Taste various sorts of wine form the Styria region
Get back in time into the old Roman days at the oldest Slovenian town Ptuj
Taste wine at the world's oldest vine
Discover Maribor - the second largest city in Slovenia nestled among vineyard hills

Description

A journey back in time – from the oldest Slovenian town Ptuj to modern Maribor with a fairytale setting and home of the world's oldest vine. Could not imagine a more proper place for some wine tasting of the area's most representative brands.

Tales of wine-making tradition and authentic local customs 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.

INCLUDED IN PRICE
Professional English speaking guide, comfortable transportation and organization

NOT INCLUDED
Ptuj Castle: 6€ / person, Wine tasting: from 7€ / person, meals and personal expenses

 

Itinerary

  • 8:30
    Pickup in Ljubljana
  • 10:30
    Maribor city tour and free time
  • 12:00
    Wine tasting in Maribor region
  • 14:00
    Ptuj city tour, Ptuj castle and a chance of wine tasting in Ptuj region
  • 19:00
    Arrival back to Ljubljana
  • Schedule and timings are completely and exclusively adjusted to your wishes and preferences considering available time frames. All private tours are arranged based on a prior inquiry.

Good to know

A tour of too often overlooked fascinating sights and the land of extraordinary Slovenian wines.

Samples of wine will be served at each winery throughout the tour. According to the law wine and other alcohol beverages are not served to persons under the age of 18.

If you are based in any other Slovenian city, there is no reason why you should miss touring with us.

This tour is a fabulous opportunity to really get to know the local cuisine and traditional delicacies of two different Slovenian regions. Do not miss out trying any of those while tasting wine or at choosing your stop for lunch – go local!

Private

upon request