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Guided tours in Ptuj and its surrondings

Poetovio, Pettau, Ptuj

Ptuj - Town of timeless beauty

Ptuj enjoys the reputation for being the oldest town in Slovenia, while its nickname Treasure-Throve of Millenia is based on the town’s rich past.

Its monuments, buildings and museum collections tell many thrilling stories starting in the pre-history, continuing to antiquity and the heyday of Roman Poetovio, and further on to the Middle Ages when Pettau counted amidst important trade centres of Central Europe. Actual stories tell about a small provincial town offering wonderful experiences - Ptuj.

Ave Poetovio

Stories of the Roman town

Long time ago, in the year 69 AD, the name of Roman town Poetovio was mentioned for the first time in connection with an important military meeting held in the camp during which the legions’ leaders decided to back Vespasian who in fact became later Roman emperor.

During antiquity, the town was extremely prosperous as proved by numerous historical remains.

A special guided tour reveals many interesting facts about Roman emperors, legionnaires, senators, vestals, craftsmen…

Medieval Ptuj

Merchants and Craftsmen

A stroll through the old town core helps understand the importance of the medieval town that built its prosperity mostly on wine trade and fertile hinterland.

Just how important Ptuj was in these times can be deduced from two town charts and many preserved buildings, such as two monasteries, churches, town tower, town hall, and many other.

Therefore, do not stay on the main Market street, but dare venture into side streets that hide some real treasures.

The Lords of Ptuj

The Glory of dragon and anchor

Lords of Ptuj, knights, founders and patrons of the arts, significantly marked 300 years of Ptuj history.

Those were the times of economic and cultural boom, building of churches and monasteries. Some of these buildings range among European Gothic master-pieces.

It is interesting to discover the importance of this noble, successful and diplomatic family from its beginnings to the end.

Ptuj

Ptuj - Town of timeless beauty

Ptuj enjoys the reputation for being the oldest town in Slovenia, while its nickname Treasure-Throve of Millenia is based on the town’s rich past.

Its monuments, buildings and museum collections tell many thrilling stories starting in the pre-history, continuing to antiquity and the heyday of Roman Poetovio, and further on to the Middle Ages when Pettau counted amidst important trade centres of Central Europe. Actual stories tell about a small provincial town offering wonderful experiences - Ptuj.

Ptujska gora

Gotski dragulj

Nad Dravskim poljem, na prvih haloških gričih, se nahaja Ptujska gora z znamenito baziliko Marije zavetnice s plaščem.

Ta gotska cerkev priča o vplivu, moči in povezavah lokalne plemiške družine, ki je dala pozidati to cerkev. Spoznajte zgodbo njenega nastanka in zgodovino tega gotskega dragulja.

Maribor

Mesto najstarejše trte

Maribor je ugnezden ob reki Dravi, v objemu zelenih gozdov Pohorja in slikovitih vinorodnih gričev.

Je drugo največje slovensko mesto in mesto najstarejše vinske trte. Iz mirnega podeželskega mesteca, v katerem so živeli trgovci, v mnogih cehih združeni obrtniki, nekaj uradništva in vojakov pa malo plemstva, se je v 19. st. razvil v gospodarsko razgibano mesto.

Celje

Knežje mesto

Celje je zaradi ene najmočnejših evropskih plemiških družin mesto celjskih knezov.

Celjski grofje veljajo za eno najpomembnejših srednjeveških družin v Evropi. Stari grad Celje in mestno jedro sta povezana z življenjem te družine. Ob pohajkovanju po mestu, spoznajte zgodovino kraja in njegove znane meščane.

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