Maribor

The main artery of Gornja Štajerska is the Drava River, which cut its path between Kozjak in the north, and Pohorje in the south. From Maribor onwards it flows through flat land, it has flown that way since long time before the first settlements were founded there. On the east, there is another big river of Styria, Mura, and on the south, it flows much smaller (except when it?s flooded) river Dravinja. An extensive area around Pohorje hills is named Pohorsko Podravje. Geologically, Pohorje is a part of the Central Alps, as it is almost entirely built of metamorphic andRead More →

Maribor

Styria is the largest Slovenian region. It is probably going to be divided into three parts ? new administrative regions. In that area, Styria is going to be divided into two parts, one at the Drava River ? Podravje or Gornja Štajerska (Upper Styria), and the other at the Savinja River ? Savinjska or Spodnja Štajerska (Lower Styria). Let?s take a look at Spodnja Štajerska for the beginning, also because we can reach Savinjska and then Gornja Štajerska over already mentioned passes Črnivec, Motnik, Trojane and Kanderše.Read More →

Ski center Rogla

This is a place where there is something new added each and every year. This touristic town is consistently in a process of construction it has been that way for about 30 year. Rogla gives so many choices for accommodation. There is even a regular bus line, which leads to Zreče which is a very famous place, because of its beautiful spa resort and wellness equipments that are being offered in its recognized hotels. It gives you a choice of a great number of possibilities even if it?s just for daily walks around viticulture areas or if it is for someRead More →

Pohorje definitely is the largest recreational center in Slovenia. Alpine hills can compete with Pohorje in size itself, but Pohorje is more attractive for many guests, due to its lower altitude (up to around 1600 meters above sea level) and less difficult paths, and besides that, it has more developed touristic offer. Three big sports recreational centers with more and more visitors each year are located in Pohorje. These are Rogla, Mariborsko Pohorje and Kope. Everywhere you can stay in hotels or touristic farms. In winter you can enjoy skiing, snowboarding and sledding, and you also have plenty of possibilitiesRead More →

In 2009 Rogla – Pohorje held the Cross-Country skiing world cup and the event sure was successful. Rogla is located in the Slovenian North West that features Pohorje Mountains, which is in the most South Eastern part of the Alps. It is in a site that is in the middle of a well organized and beautiful skiing area with great extensions. Here is a few more information about this one of a kind skiing spot. Slovenian Skiing Olympia Centre?s home base. It is the spot that gives a homey place to the Slovenian Skiing Olympia Centre since 1997. It isRead More →

Pohorje is one of the most attractive destinations in Slovenia. On south-west side, the main attraction is Zreško Pohorje with Rogla, and on east side Mariborsko Pohorje with Areh and Bolfenk. Rogla is also one of the highest mountains in Pohorje, which generally reaches height from about 1000 to 1600 meters. Rogla is 1517 meters high, and after it is also named a touristic town. The touristic town is in a process of construction for about 30 years, and there is something new added every year. Currently, they are building new family hotel, and before there were built hotels ofRead More →