Welcome to the city with the oldest vines in the world! This is Maribor, capital of Styria region, a medieval city apparently simple, the second largest in Slovenia, yet loaded with interesting sights, stories, relaxation areas, green spaces and cheerful people. 🙂
Rumors wander through the world, saying that in Maribor there is no season in which to say the weather’s not on your side. And it is more than true! If you visit Maribor in midwinter you’ll enjoy tremendous ski slopes, during spring hopefully you’ll get right in the middle of Kurent Carnival, in nearby Ptuj, when the streets are full of mythological characters. When summer comes, the music and live performances resounds on the riverbanks of Lent River (it’s the Lent Festival, in the last week of June), and when autumn falls all the surrounding vineyards celebrate their harvest, so you’ll get some fantastic landscapes and parties too!
Thinking about our recent visit to this fascinating city of wines, I decided to share with you some of the top things to do in Maribor. And here they come!
The Old Vine, Slovenia’s whole pride – is located in …