Top 10 family-friendly activities to do in Maribor, Slovenia in 2023

๐ŸŒˆ 1. Explore Maribor City Park ๐ŸŒณ

The Maribor City Park is a beautiful, expansive green space that’s perfect for a leisurely stroll or a family picnic. With playgrounds for the children and several monuments and statues to admire, it promises a fun-filled day for the entire family. Don’t forget to visit the three ponds home to several species of ducks and the old aviary turned into a mini zoo. ๐Ÿฆ†

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๐ŸŽข 2. Maribor Adventure Park

For an adrenaline-filled day, visit the Maribor Adventure Park. With ziplines, climbing walls, and obstacle courses, it’s great for kids who love outdoor activities. There’s even a separate area for toddlers, so they don’t miss out on the fun.

Useful Information

Opening Hours Prices
10:00 – 18:00 10โ‚ฌ – 20โ‚ฌ per person

๐Ÿฐ 3. Visit the Maribor Castle

Introduce your kids to Slovenia’s rich history at the Maribor Castle. Visit the Maribor Regional Museum inside, which hosts a variety of exhibitions that change throughout the year. Take a stroll through the beautiful castle grounds and enjoy the view.

๐Ÿ‡ 4. Discover the Oldest Vine in the World

Yes, you read it right! Maribor is home to the world’s oldest vine, estimated to be over 400 years old. The Old Vine House offers an exhibition about the vine’s history and the tradition of wine-making in the region. And don’t worry, there’s grape juice for the little ones.

๐Ÿš‚ 5. Ride the Pohorje Express

Take a scenic ride on the Pohorje Express tourist train. It’s a unique way to explore Maribor and its surroundings, including the beautiful Pohorje mountain. The train ride is a hit among kids and a relaxing experience for parents.

๐ŸŒผ 6. Enjoy the Maribor Island Bathing Area

During the summer, the Maribor Island Bathing Area is a must-visit. It offers a natural swimming area, playgrounds, and sports facilities. A great place for some family fun in the sun. โ˜€๏ธ

๐Ÿ‘จโ€๐Ÿ‘ฉโ€๐Ÿ‘งโ€๐Ÿ‘ฆ 7. The Puppet Theatre

The Maribor Puppet Theatre is a delightful experience for children. They offer a variety of shows, many of which are suitable for non-Slovenian speakers. It’s a perfect rainy day activity.

๐Ÿฝ๏ธ 8. Family-friendly dining at Gostilna Maribor

Experience Slovenian cuisine at its finest at Gostilna Maribor. They offer a special children’s menu and have high chairs available.

๐Ÿž๏ธ 9. Visit the Pyramid Hill

A short hike up the Pyramid Hill rewards you with great views of the city. It’s a great opportunity for a family adventure in nature.

๐Ÿ›๏ธ 10. Shopping at Europark Maribor

Europark Maribor is the largest shopping centre in Slovenia. With a diverse range of stores, food court and a small play area for the kids, it’s a great place to spend a few hours.


Travelling with kids can be a handful but with the right equipment, it can be a breeze. Be sure to check out Tiny Trek Rentals to make your trip to Maribor with your little ones as smooth as possible.