Top 10 suggestions for active adventures

Top 10 suggestions for active adventures

The richness of the urban and rural nature offers a number of opportunities for active experiences, accompanied by the remarkable cultural, ethnological and wine-culinary experiences! You simply cannot miss those.

1. Along the Drava Cycling Path - Drava Bike

Head out in the direction of Ruše and Selnica ob Dravi or to Ptuj, the oldest Slovenian city. Guaranteed adventures along the path.

More information at https://dravabike.si/en/

2. Descend down the Maribor Pohorje

Only a shooting range from the Maribor the regulated ski slopes await, where even the best women skiers in the world train. And during the warmer seasons you can go downhill with mountain bikes or the PohorJET sleighs.

More information at https://www.visitpohorje.si/.

3. View of the city from the Drava River

Another perspective, new dimension. Hop on to the SUP and paddle down our renowned river. SUP at the Drava centre or enjoy the view from the Drava River to the oldest part of Maribor with the city towers and mysterious streets, which will enchant you.

More information at http://www.dravacenter.si/

4. Nordic walking through the vineyards

Let the romantic exploring of the wine-growing hills charm you. Look for the heart-shaped road and visit the nearby local wine grower. Venture into the Vinotour!

5. Pohorje Adrenaline Bike Park

Not sure what to do with your adrenaline? Want to find out how to "rock" your mountain bike? We have a perfect solution – stop by the Pohorje Bike Park and get ready for a wild adrenaline descent down the slopes of the Maribor's Pohorje.

6. Among the treetops – zipline and two adventure parks

Embark on a 340 m long flight above the orchards, blackberries, soft fruit, herbs and flowers, growing in the meadows of this bee-friendly estate. Or visit one of the adventure parks here. Experience nature in a different way.

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7. Among the clouds – parachuting

The only question is: do you dare? Inhale and jump from a plane. Feel the power of the wind and soon after that the magnificent view spreading out beneath you. This will be a reward for your courage.

Jump tandem with a parachute

8. Among the natural gems of Pohorje

Explore the Črno Jezero lake (Black Lake) with crystal clear water or the Lakes of Lovrenc – peat bogs with little lakes. And in the Pohorje rainforest do not miss out on visiting the Mali and Veliki Šumik waterfalls. The beautiful nature here will charm you.

9. Up the Maribor stairs to one of the most beautiful views

There are 455 stone stairs leading to the Church of St. Barbara and Rosalie at the top of the Maribor's Kalvarija, yet it is worth the effort since you are rewarded with a magnificient view. Can you make it?

10. Find your treasure – try out geohunting

Geocoaching or geohunt is a modern form of a treasure hunt using the GPS receivers – an adventure game, serving as entertainment and a sporting activity. Locate your treasure with the help of the published description, some geographic coordinates and a navigation system!