Green explorers

Green explorers

Make your family holidays even more interesting with one of the many activities in Maribor and its surroundings.

Family bike trip

Take a trip along the Drava River to the Maribor Island, where you can enjoy a short break or even swim in the water, or to the Drava center, where you can try rowing.

Take the gondola to Pohorje, drive over the ridge of Areh and hike down to Ruše, where you can return to the city along the Drava cycling route.

Cycle in a green environment - ride pass Hoče through Botanical Garden Pivola to Rače and Rače ponds. Or explore winegrowing hills - drive to the Posestvo Sončni raj (Sunny Paradise Estate) for an adrenaline zipline or along the Old Vine Route to Jareninski Dol.

Old Vine Route

Old Vine Route

A route dedicated to the famous oldest vine in the world.

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Drava Cycling Route

Drava Cycling Route

An international long-distance cycling route.

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The EuroVelo 9 (The Amber cycling Route)

The EuroVelo 9 (The Amber cycling Route)

A European cycling route connecting the shores of the...

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Botanic Garden of University of Maribor Pivola

Botanic Garden of University of Maribor Pivola

Pleasant natural atmosphere

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Ponds Rački ribniki

Ponds Rački ribniki

A cycling route that takes you to the nature park.

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Sončni Raj Estate

Sončni Raj Estate

Paradise for nature lovers.

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BEE FLIGHT zipline

BEE FLIGHT zipline

The longest and only two-way zipline in Štajerska.

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Church of St. Areh

Church of St. Areh

With the tomb of St. Henry

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Hiking with children

Go on a hike with children. Discover the winegrowing hills of Urban, Meranovo or Vodole, the pearls of Pohorje such as the Black Lake, climb the hills of Piramida, Mestni vrh, Kalvarija or any other city hills and look for the greater pasque flower along the learning pathway to Boč.

Kozjak trail

Kozjak trail

Over the wine-growing hills to Urban, Gaj and Tojzlov Vrh

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Lake Črno jezero

Lake Črno jezero

The peat moor with its small lakes is one of the most...

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Piramida

Piramida

Popular local hiking destination.

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Mestni Vrh Hill

Mestni Vrh Hill

Hill over the City Park

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Kalvarija

Kalvarija

Beautiful view of the city

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Trail to Boč

Trail to Boč

To the two peaks of the Triglav in the Štajerska region,...

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Getting to know animals

The nature of Maribor and Pohorje enable you to discover many animal species, be it in the green nature or in the terrarium and aquarium. Together with your children you can also go exploring nature while riding a horse.

Karlo Equestrian Club

Karlo Equestrian Club

Horseback riding no matter the season.

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Kasco Svečina Equestrian Club

Kasco Svečina Equestrian Club

Excellent riding school.

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Aquarium – Terrarium

Aquarium – Terrarium

One of most known in Southern and Central Europe.

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Explore Pohorje's waterfalls and lakes

Explore beautiful Pohorje's lakes - especially interesting are the Black Lake, which is almost completely black despite its crystal clear water, and the gorgeous Lovrenc Lakes. Do not forget the waterfalls - Šumik waterfall with its 25 meters is the most magnificent waterfall on Pohorje.

Lake Črno Jezero

Lake Črno Jezero

Located in a protected forest reserve

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Lakes Lovrenška Jezera

Lakes Lovrenška Jezera

One of the most inviting natural sights of Pohorje

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Lake Komarnik

Lake Komarnik

Agata and Francka educational walking trails

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Lake Pristava

Lake Pristava

Rich fauna

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Lake Radehova

Lake Radehova

Perfect for fishing

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Lake Ribniško Jezero

Lake Ribniško Jezero

A lake with six smaller marshy lakes

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Primeval Forest with Veliki Šumik and Mali Šumik Waterfalls

Primeval Forest with Veliki Šumik and Mali Šumik Waterfalls

In an unspoiled primeval forest

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Skalce Waterfall

Skalce Waterfall

Waterfall and a stream flowing to the lowlands

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Parks and botanical gardens

Green oases in the middle of the city throb are an excellent place to relax, meet with your friends or explore nature. Discover many indigenous and alien species, shrubs and flowers in Maribor's parks and botanical gardens.

Maribor City Park

Maribor City Park

Protected monument of landscaped nature

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Botanic Garden of University of Maribor Pivola

Botanic Garden of University of Maribor Pivola

Pleasant natural atmosphere

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Botanical Garden Tal 2000

Botanical Garden Tal 2000

Biggest collection of aquatic plants in Slovenia

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Rače Ponds Landscape Park – Požeg

Rače Ponds Landscape Park – Požeg

Learn about different plant and animal species

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Water adventures

What could be better than a refreshing water experience on warm spring and hot summer days? Treat your youngest to a fun day by or on the water and visit the Drava Center or the summer swimming pool on Maribor Island or visit Aquarpark Dooplek if you like adrenaline!

Drava Centre

Drava Centre

City beach in the Mariborsko Jezero Regional Park.

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Maribor Island Swimming Pool

Maribor Island Swimming Pool

Swimming in the middle of the river island nature.

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Aquapark Dooplek

Aquapark Dooplek

Unforgettable water fun.

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MTC Fontana

MTC Fontana

Wide offer of massage and other wellness service.

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