There are several ways how one can reach Portorož.

By road

Portorož is located 125 km from Ljubljana (SI), 252 km from Zagreb (HR), 33 km from Trieste (I), 190 km from Venice (I), 490 km from Vienna (A), 485 km from Munich (D).

Important: We kindly inform you that in accordance with the amendment of the Public Roads Act, as of 1 July 2008, use of vignettes in Slovenia is obligatory for all vehilcles with the permissible maximum weight of 3.500 kg. Purchase of a vignette is obligatory for use of all toll roads. Vignettes can be purchased on all petrol stations in Slovenia, Italy, Austria and in Croatia and in branch offices of automobile clubs.

By train

The nearest railway station in Koper is 16 km away. It is reachable by train through Ljubljana. Info:

Also at a convenient distance of 38 km is the railway station of Trieste (I). Info:

By bus

Portorož is reachable from Trieste (I) (Info: or and Ljubljana (Info:

By plane

The nearest international airport is Trieste, Ronchi dei Legionari (I), 74 km from Portorož. Other convenient choices are Ljubljana, Brnik (SI) at 143 km, Venice (I) at 190 km and Klagenfurt (A) at 196 km.

Arranged transfer from nearby airports

Hotel "Slovenija" offers one-way car or shuttle transfer between the following airports and the workshop venue. The prices are for one-way transfer per vehicle.

Trieste (Ronchi)Ljubljana (Brnik)Zagreb
Car (max. 3 persons)90.00 €136.00 €235.00 €
Shuttle (max. 7 persons)110.00 €185.00 €285.00 €

Alternatively a taxi transfer can also be arranged between the following airports and the workshop venue. The prices are for one-way transfer per vehicle.

Trieste (Ronchi)Ljubljana (Brnik)
98.00 €120.00 €

In case you require our assistance with these arrangements, please inform us of your flight details as soon as possible, as we might try to arrange a single pickup for several participants.


Internet access

Free wireless internet access will be provided for all workshop participants within the conference venue for the duration of the workshop.

Social Events

For all participants of the workshop, all social events are covered by the organizers.

Conference Dinner

Conference dinner will be held on Wednesday, April 12th at a local Piran restaurant. The price of the conference dinner for the accompanying persons is 35 €.

Excursion "White Rocks, White Caves, Dream Tastes"

An excursion to the famous Carso caves including a typical local dinner is planned in the afternoon on April 14th. The excursion will commence at 13h in front of the workshop venue. Return is forseen around midnight.

The price of the excursion for the accompanying persons is 80 €.