Accessibility and accommodation
Maribor, Slovenia’s second largest city, lies on the crossroads from West to East and Southern Europe, and is just 11 km from the Austrian border. There are many airports in the vicinity of Maribor, the nearest one being Graz Airport in Austria (60km), followed by Zagreb Airport in Croatia (130km) and Ljubljana’s Jože Pučnik Airport (150km). Maribor also has its own airport, Edvard Rusjan Airport, with a lesser frequency of international flights.
With good traffic infrastructure the city can easily be reached by car, train or bus. The Maribor motorway network exits lead towards Austria, Hungary, Ljubljana and Zagreb; the railway junction towards Graz, Klagenfurt, Ljubljana and Hungary.
Maribor offers a good range of accommodation facilities (especially 4-star and 3-star hotels) and excellent spa retreats. Guests visiting the city can also decide to stay in one of the many apartments and hostels, while those exploring Maribor’s surroundings can enjoy nature and decide to keep it local by staying at tourist farms and guesthouses.