Discover Maribor

... before or after the conference

Discover Maribor

Maribor, located in the north-eastern part of Slovenia, is a charming city with a rich history and vibrant culture. Situated along the banks of the Drava River, Maribor is home to approximately 110,000 residents. As you explore this beautiful city, here are some suggestions for sightseeing, nearby excursions, shopping, dining, and sports activities:

We hope you enjoy your time in Maribor and make unforgettable memories during your stay!

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How to reach us?

We advise that you choose one of the 3 nearest airports:

  1. Ljubljana Airport

The arrival from the Ljubljana Airport to Maribor requires two steps: there are approximately 60 km from the Ljubljana Airport to the city of Ljubljana and you can take a taxi or bus (more information on both is available from the website of the Ljubljana Airport) or the train.

There are approximately 120 km from Ljubljana to Maribor and we suggest that you take the train. More information is available from the website of the Slovenian Railways.

  1. Graz Airport

The Graz Airport (Austria) is approximately 60 km from Maribor and the easiest choice is the taxi.

  1. Zagreb Airport

There are approximately 120 km from the Zagreb Airport to Maribor and we suggest that you take the train. More information is available from the website of the Croatian Railways.

Where to stay?

During the conference you can stay in different hotels (all in the walking distance to DOBA Business School):

Getting Around

On Foot: In light of the size of Maribor, the majority of the city center is accessible on foot, with the longest distances taking approximately 30-45 minutes to walk. A map of Maribor with top sights for better orientation is available at Maribor TOP Experiences.

By Bicycle: Another suitable and affordable way of getting around in Maribor is cycling. The Maribor bicycle network is well-developed with clearly marked red cycle lanes. There are also various options for renting a bike - mbajk.

By Bus: Marprom is the main operator of intercity lines. The majority of buses operate according to the selected line and are marked with different numbers. Tickets can be bought on the bus (approximately EUR 2.00) or in advance at tobacco shops (approximately EUR 1.0). The closest bus stop to DOBA Business School is 'City Centre.' Timetables are also available on the 'Marprom Timetables' application on Google Play, although it's currently only available in Slovenian. However, with signs and practice, it is not too difficult to use.

By Taxi: Various taxi services are available 24/7. They are waiting at Partizanska street, in front of DOBA. You can also call:

  • Mikro Taxi: +38641462445
  • Taxi Plus: +386801112
  • Taxi Cammeo Maribor: +38627071212
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