A Place Worth Visiting…..

maribor

Southend airport will have flights to Maribor, Slovenia from June to October this year, according to the airport website:

“Flights to one of Slovenia?s key tourist destinations ? world famous for its wine – are taking off from London Southend Airport three times a week from this summer.

The Adria Airways service to Maribor from London Southend Airport will operate on Monday, Tuesday and Thursday evenings from June through until October 2015. It will be using an Airbus 319 and the flight time is around 2 hours.

Flights are on sale from 30 Marchat www.adria.si/en with prices starting from ?69 return per person, including taxes…..”
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“Not only is it in an eminent wine growing area, but Maribor is also home to one of the biggest and oldest classic wine cellars in Europe (at more than 20,000 square meters / 215,000 square feet) which rests right underneath the city. Also in Maribor is the Old Vine, which at 400-years is the oldest vine in the years ? as verified by the Guinness Book of World Records.

There is also plenty to see in the Old Town ? from medieval towers and remains of the city walls, as well as the square Grajski trg with the castle and museum, Bishop Slom?ek’s cathedral with its viewing tower. There is also one of the oldest synagogues in Europe.”

Find Tripadvisor’s top things to do in Maribor here.