Most of the tourist attractions are located outside the city of Maribor. The nature in Slovenia is beautiful and you can really have an unforgettable time. On this page there is a list of attractions that we think you should not miss if you visit Maribor.
Kranjska Gora is a small town at 806 meters above sea level and is the center of the municipality of the same name. This is one of the most polar winter resorts in Slovenia and outside of it. Tourists from all over Europe and local tourists from Slovenia, fans of skiing and all winter sports, enjoy spending their winter vacation in the snow on Kranjska Gora. About 2000 people live in this small mountain town.
Celje Castle in Slovenia is known by the name Celjski grad or Old Town. It is a castle named after the place of the same name. Today, this is a ruin that was once the center of the Counts of Celje. The castle was mentioned for the first time in 1322, more precisely in the 14th century, and then it was called Purple Cilie. The first building on the site of today's castle was built by the Counts of Heunburg in the 13th century. At that time, the castle had five stone sides, that is, five fortifications that served as defensive sides.
For those who like phenomenal bike paths, there is a park for cyclists in the heart of Pohorje - Bike Park Pohorje. The track as it is in this part represents the legendary track of the downhill world championship since 1999. If you are one of those types who like adrenaline and extreme sports, this will surely be your favorite place near Maribor, within the Pohorje picnic area. The people who work on the trails always arrange them and introduce some novelties so that the trails are always attractive and tempting to visit.
The House of the Old Vine - There is truth in wine! And the truth is that this is the oldest grape variety in the world - Blue Kavčina/ Žametovka and as such it entered the Guinness Book of Records. A place that inspires and inspires, a place that everyone is happy to return to every time. The plant originated in the 1500s and then occupied the facade of the historic building. Located next to the Drava River, it is an exceptional tourist attraction and an unmissable stop for all visitors to Maribor.
When we say picnic spots, the first thing that comes to mind in Maribor is the Piramida picnic spot. It is half an hour away from the City Park, and the height is 386 meters. From this place there is a beautiful view of Maribor. It is a very attractive place and is visited by the local population. A castle used to be located here, which makes it even more attractive. Walking to this picnic area will be an unforgettable experience. Along the way to the hill, you will come across vines. Beautiful nature, and with all that climbing recreation, you can get to know the animal kingdom that inhabits these areas. So there are deer, rabbits, various kinds of birds, foxes, etc. Enjoying nature is an indispensable part of this tour.