Due to the great response to the first article 10 places in Slovenia, for which you probably never heard of, Me and my girlfriend Mateja Njivar (www.matejanjivar.com) prepared another article.
Here's another 10 places from the surroundings of Maribor, for which you probably haven't heard of. :)
1. Spodnja Voličina
Is a small village, located between Lenart and Zavrh, you have a nice view on the village from the Zavrh tower.
2. Selnica ob Dravi
Is located just a few km west of the city of Maribor, on the left bank of the river Drava.
3. Slivnica pri Mariboru
It's a small place just south of the city of Maribor, at the foothills of Pohorje.
4. Rače, Rače ponds
Rače has a great castle in the center of the town, on the outskirts lie Rače ponds.
5. Jarenina, Jareninski Dol
Is located northeast of the city of Maribor, and offers beautiful views from the surrounding hills.
Is a small settlement, lying just east of the city of Maribor. From the hill above there is a great view on Maribor and Gorca hill with the church.
7. Zgornje Prebukovje
Is a village just below Šmartno na Pohorju, along the road lie two very beautiful little chapels. You also get a great view from Pohorje hills.
8. Planica nad Framom
It's a small village on Pohorje hills with wealth of untouched nature and beautiful views of the surrounding area.
9. Lovrenc na Pohorju
Is a place 30 km west of Maribor. The town has three churches.
It is a smaller place just south of the city of Maribor, with numerous lakes and ponds.