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Get to know Ptuj (no more "I wish I knew this before")

This section is dedicated to take away all your "I wish someone had told me that before I went!" experiences. This way, you are better prepared for what to expect, what not to expect and can spend less time settling in, and more time making new friends in your chosen hostel. We share our insider knowledge of tips, tricks and important things to look out for in Ptuj. To help you make friends with Ptuj before you visit, we've included a few helpful and fun things you should know about the area. Enjoy!

Ptuj is a historic gem in northern Slovenia not far from Maribor. Though it's not well known outside of the area, it's a must-see in every local's opinion. The town is big enough to have some bigger new developments, but it's dominated by the sleepy old town and its historic hallmark, the fortified city. A truly beautiful historic gem atop a hill and covered in bright red roofs, it is indeed breathtaking.

Ptuj can offer you a relaxing time away from others; there aren't many people in town and Ptuj is surrounded by vast natural beauty to be explored. Though if you need any help or just feel like a drink, stop in any café and you'll likely be well taken care of and in good company.

The choices for hostels in Ptuj are limited, but what exists is very good, offering refuge to travelers well away from the urban attitude. Ptuj is a good place to stop for those moving at a somewhat slower pace. It's a good area for bicycling and can be reached well from Maribor.

The Ptuj region is worth exploring. Either you can stay in your chosen Ptuj hostel and hike or cycle around for day trips, or you can do a little circuit, possibly camping and staying in the hostels in Ptuj and Maribor. Public transportation in the region is available but limited, though hitchhiking is common.

Written by local enthusiast for Ptuj hostels

Written by local enthusiast for Ptuj hostels Carl

Your Packing List for Ptuj

Your Packing List for Ptuj

Pack smart, not hard

Hostel? Check! Now let's have at your hostel packing list for Ptuj and Slovenia.

You may wonder what to pack when staying in hostels? There is a few absolute basics you always have to pick. Other items are more optional and depend more on your location. Here is the must-packing items when staying in hostels:

These are the basics, yet there is more. We wrote a big, detailed guide on what to pack, tech gear and things you won't need.

Get your full Packing List here

Other Nearby Cities

Maribor (23 Km / 14 mi.)
Rogaška Slatina (27 Km / 17 mi.)
Desinic (34 Km / 21 mi.)
Krapinske Toplice (36 Km / 23 mi.)
Kumrovec (41 Km / 25 mi.)
Oroslavje (47 Km / 29 mi.)

Travel Tips for Ptuj - from the Community

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