Travel information

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

A shuttle service to the workshop venue from the nearby airports is offered by the TUAM Vinetou company. To book a transfer contact Mrs. Krznar about your flight details as soon as possible, as we shall try to arrange a single pickup for several participants. The following rates apply for one-way transfer per vehicle. Notice that the transfer is paid on the spot with cash.

Trieste (Ronchi)Ljubljana (Brnik)
Car (max. 3 persons)70 €120 €
Shuttle (max. 8 persons)90 €160 €

Alternatively, 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)
Car (max. 3 persons)95 €136 €
Shuttle (max. 7 persons)120 €185 €

In case of questions regarding the above arrangements or if you require assistance with these arrangements, please contact Mrs. Krznar.


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 participants of the workshop all social events are covered by the registration fee. Accompanying persons' fee covers excursion, social activities, and conference dinner.


Thursday, April 18, afternoon. Authentic Istria With Istrian Truffle Party