Podravska is one the 12 regions of Slovenia and is located in the northeast of the country. Podravska is home to Slovenia’s second largest city Maribor. Start a getaway to Maribor with a wander along the riverfront of the River Drava. Along the riverfront is an area known as Lent, which is filled with charming cafés and restaurants. Lent also boasts the world’s oldest grape vine and has been bearing fruit for more than 400 years. The old center of the town is decked in medieval buildings with distinctive red roofs. Surrounding Maribor are several vineyards and a wine tour is a great way to while away the time in this region.
Ptuj is a colorful and vibrant town in the Podravska region famous for its parks and public areas as well as lively nightlife. As the oldest city in Slovenia, Ptuj dates back to the Stone Age. Ptuj was also the location of a battleground during the Ottoman wars in Europe. The city abounds in beautiful architecture and monuments, which include the Dominican and Minorite monasteries, the Provost Church and the Old City Hall. The cobble stoned streets and the ornate doorways and court yards of this town whisper of Ptuj’s rich cultural past. EasyToBook.com has cheap hotels in Podravska waiting to introduce you to the splendors of this stunning region.