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What you need to know when travelling to Soča Valley, Kobarid or Tolmin ...

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To Tolmin and Kobarid

By car:
You can get to the Kobarid and Tolmin area from the Štajerska region (Maribor) through Ljubljana, Idrija and Most na Soči, through the Gorenjska region (Bled, Kranjska gora) over the Vršič Pass and through Bovec or through Škofja Loka via Sorica or Kladje.
From the Primorska area there is access through Nova Gorica.  From Italy one can cross the border at Vrtojba in Nova Gorica or at Robič near Kobarid.

By bus:
There is a bus route for Ljubljana - Tolmin - Kobarid - Bovec and Bovec - Kobarid - Nova Gorica.

By train:
The train goes from Ljubljana through Jesenice and along the narrow Baška Grapa to Most na Soči. From there it is another 7 km to Tolmin and 20 km to Kobarid (by car or bus).

There is also a car-train Bohinjska Bistrica - Podbrdo - Most na Soči.



Airportdistance to Tolmindistance to Kobarid
Airport Jožeta Pučnika Ljubljana84 km99 km
Airport Friuli Venezia Giulia - Trieste70 km86 km
Venice Airport - Marco Polo175 km190 km
Treviso Airport185 km200 km
Airport Klagenfurt140 km130 km
Airport Edvarda Rusjana Maribor230 km245 km
Aerodorom Portorož135 km150 km


Plan your trip to Kobarid or Tolmin:

Motor cycles, private cars and vans whose maximum permitted weight does not exceed 3.5 tons must carry a vignette in order to drive on any Slovenian motorway

For a drive on any Slovenian motorway a vignette is required. You can buy it on all Gas stations in Slovenia.






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