Colour your day
, the capital of the region of Štajerska, is the second largest city in the country but at the same time it is nicely small and green. Its lively throb, superior culture and events, rich wine tradition and the oldest vine in the world, numerous possibilities for entertainment, relaxation and exercise in nature, as well as its reputation of relaxed openness and hospitality also led Maribor to the honorary title of European Capital of Culture 2012
The city of Maribor merges with the wonderful nature of Pohorje's forests and picturesque wine growing hills in one of the most attractive tourist destinations in Slovenia.
A quick trip up Pohorje, a green wonder of the Slovenian mountains that attracts hikers
, adrenaline seekers
, as well as lovers of peace
to Pohorje's primeval forest, waterfalls, streams and peat moors. During the winter, as the largest ski resort in Slovenia
, snow blanketed Mariborsko Pohorje extends a warm welcome.
On wine roads, which from the city centre of Maribor itself criss-cross the hills of Slovenske gorice and foothills of Pohorje, lovers of excellent wines and cuisine
, ethnological heritage
, diverse nature and excellent viewing spots
that open up views over green countryside and cultural-historic towns come into their own. Tourist homesteads and vineyards await you with homemade culinary delights
and genuine hospitality, whether you are on a bike
, on foot
, on a horse or by car
. Maribor is the host of many top events
– from the famous Festival Lent, the wine-culinary Old Vine Festival, the Maribor Theatre Festival, the music Festival of Maribor to the Golden Fox World Cup Skiing competition, and the entire destination also holds many other events. For those who love being pampered
there are modern Wellness programs available, for business guests also top congressional services
, and for gaming fans the entertainment of casinos
Here in the Maribor-Pohorje Tourist Destination you will enjoy amazingly diverse natural and cultural treasures, authentic Štajerska cuisine and excellent wines, healthy drinking water and a pleasant climate with plenty of sunshine, as well as the positive effects of a calm and cheerful way of life. You are invited to come here, before crowds of tourists discover our jewels!
Colour your day in the Štajerska end of Slovenia, let it be for an hour, a day, a week or more! We believe that you will - pleasantly surprised - love to return here in all seasons of the year. Tourist Information and Bookings Maribor Tourist Board, Tourist Information Centre – TIC Maribor