This is how the organizers of Mercedes Benz UCI Mountain Bike World Cup welcome the bikers in Maribor in late April 2019 and early May 2020.
E-mail: booking@worldcup.si
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Benz UCI Mountain Bike World Cup

This is how the organizers of Mercedes Benz UCI Mountain Bike World Cup welcome the bikers in Maribor in late April 2019 and early May 2020.

Maribor and Pohorje have returned to the map of world venues of this prestigious competition of the best mountain bike riders of the world. The world cup will stop again in one of their first and most popular venues among the competitors.

The Formula One in Mountain Bike, the Mercedes-Benz UCI Mountain Bike World Cup, returns to the venue, where mountain bike competitions have been held since 1998, and the last World Cup competition was organized in the season of 2010. In the 1999 Pohorje for the first time hosted such a high level mountain bike competition, which among the participants, journalists and representatives of the UCI World Cycling Federation earned the title of the best in the world of that season.

Exactly 20 years later, mountain bikers return home.

What makes Maribor and Pohorje so special? A unique downhill course, a suitable venue near the big city, and a warm welcome from the locals, who after Alpine Ski World Cup Golden Fox, took the competition for their own.

stay in hotels under or on Pohorje

During the World Cup, you can stay in hotels under or on Pohorje and close to Maribor city center. Beside sightseeing and entertainment, you can also take the time for cycling on Pohorje cycling park or in Pohorje’s single trace.

Share with us your requests, we will prepare the best deal.

E-mail: booking@martura.si
Office: +386 8 388 91 60
Mobile: +386 41 304 925

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When did you last visited Maribor? You still have not?

Maribor is a charming city that has deep cultural and historical roots going back to the middle ages, and therefore the old city centre offers a rich heritage and numerous genuine experiences (MARIBOR WAS THE EUROPEAN CAPITAL OF CULTURE 2012).

In particular, the people of Maribor are proud of their GUINNESS WORLD RECORD HOLDER, THE OLD VINE, the oldest vine in the world.  Maribor has a reputation of a HAPPY AND HOSPITABLE CITY hosting numerous INTERNATIONAL CULTURAL AND SPORTING EVENTS AND FESTIVALS. The rich natural scenery, either in urban or rural surroundings, offers ENDLESS OPPORTUNITIES FOR HIKING, BIKING, ADRENALINE, AND OTHER SPORTS ACTIVITIES.

With us, you will enjoy AUTHENTIC HOMEMADE CUISINE, healthy drinking water, pleasant climate, and the energetic effects of nature. Experience a tourist pearl that has not been discovered by the masses yet!


… Slovenia`s second largest city with a very favourable
position at the crossroads of important European routes.

… the city of the world’s oldest vine tree, recorded in the
Guinness Book of Records.

… the European Capital of Culture 2012.

… the European City of Sport 2018 and a place of top athletes
and sports teams.

… a hub of top international festivals.

… a city in the immediate vicinity of the largest ski centre
in Slovenia.

… the city where the famous personalities lived: Wilhelm von
Tegetthoff, Herman Potočnik – Noordung, Anton Martin Slomšek, Archduke Janez, Rudolf Maister, Nikola Tesla, Hugo Wolf.

Do not be satisfied with descriptions on paper

Come and experience Maribor. Experiences do not speak electronic.

Color your day the way you want it most! We are anxiously waiting for you and we look forward to your visit: the Maribor-Pohorje Tourist Board, all the tourist providers and the locals who are looking forward to showing you the city you will fall in love with.