Maribor Attractions


What to do in and around Maribor in your free/extra time

Maribor is wonderfully nestled in the embrace of the green Pohorje Mountains on one side and the picturesque wine-growing hills on the other. The city is located by the Drava River and in its center grows the oldest – over 450 years old – vine in the world. Can you imagine this? This is definitely the most important wine-growing area in Slovenia. The beautiful plant of respectable age is certainly one of the many reasons why the Maribor – Pohorje, Slovenian Styria destination is worth a visit. All the wonderful features contribute to the well-being of local people and we sincerely believe that you will also feel great here.

Places to visit

Main Square

Glavni Trg or The Main Square is the second largest square in Maribor, where the history and the hustle and bustle of town life flow into one. Here you can look at important sights of the old town core; sip coffee and sit out in the sunshine or visit some of the small shops. You can find it in the immediate vicinity of the Old Bridge and the street Koroška Cesta, and it is one of the most important squares in the city center.

Old Vine House

The Old Vine, the oldest vine in the world, resides in Maribor right at the center of the old town. The Old Vine, with an age that spans over 400 years, won its place in the Guinness World Records by being the oldest noble vine in the world still bearing grapes

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Pyramid Hill

The Pyramid (Slovene: Piramida) is a low hill (elevation 386 m) in the city of Maribor, Slovenia. It is a popular excursion spot, affording a good view of the city. An ascent takes 15 to 30 minutes.

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Lent is the most delightful and the oldest part of the city of Maribor. The oldest vine in the world grows its deep roots in front of the Old Vine House and has witnessed many stories that have taken place on the banks of the Drava River. The greatest mark was definitely left by the rafters who refreshed themselves at the largest rafting harbor of that time and obtained supplies for their further navigation toward Croatia and Serbia.