2nd ISO-FOOD Symposium
Portorož, Slovenia

April 24 – 26, 2023

2nd ISO-FOOD Symposium
Portorož, Slovenia

April 24 – 26, 2023

Travel options

The Symposium and exhibitions will be held in Portorož at the Congress Center in Grand Hotel Bernardin, Emerald Hall. Conference language is English and no translations will be provided.

Hoteli Bernardin d.d.
Grand Hotel Bernardin
Obala 2, SI-6320 Portorož
web: www.h-bernardin.si/en/location


Porotorož, iso food travel option
By air

Ljubljana has an international Ljubljana Airport, located 23 km northwest of the capital Ljubljana and 139 km from Portorož (1 hour 40 minutes). Other convenient airports are Trieste-Ronchi (Italy), 38 km west of Portorož, Venice international airport (Italy), 192 km form Portorož, Klagenfurt (Austria), 205 km from Portorož, Zagreb airport (Croatia), 253 km from Portorož.

Direct flights to Ljubljana are available
For more information visit the following web pages:

Public transport from the Ljubljana and Trieste Airports
To view the schedule and price list of public transport connecting the Ljubljana Airport/Trieste Airport and Portorož Central Bus Station please visit: Passenger transport | Arriva Slovenija
A free shuttle bus runs between the Piran Central Bus Station and the Piran Marine Biology Station every 30 minutes (15-minute walk).

Transfer price
By road:

All major European motorways passing through Trieste (Italy), Klagenfurt and Graz (Austria) etc. are connected with Ljubljana and Portorož. Drive from Ljubljana or Trieste to Koper and then continue along the coast for Portorož. The Hotel Bernardin is located on the coast halfway between Portorož and the historic town of Piran.

For more help please visit www.viamichelin.com to find your preferred road connection.
Listed below are the distances from Portorož to some nearby cities:

  • Trieste (Italy) - 38 km
  • Venice (Italy) - 202 km
  • Klagenfurt (Austria) - 199 km
  • Vienna (Austria) - 502 km
  • Munich (Germany) - 517 km
  • Budapest (Hungary) - 584 km
  • Zagreb (Croatia) – 253 km

Good roads and short distances offer an excellent opportunity to explore the beauties of Slovenia by car. Please note that travelling with your own car requires buying a car VIGNETTE (www.evinjeta.dars.si/en) for using the highways (AMZS Site). The vignette can be bought on the border crossings or at petrol stations all over the country. A one-week vignette can be used for short visits. In Slovenia it is obligatory to have the day-lights turned on during the day.

By train:

Portorož may be reached by train from all major European cities through Slovenia’s bordering countries (Italy, Austria, Hungary and Croatia) going mainly via Ljubljana to Koper. You can find the appropriate train connection at www.bahn.de. From Koper to Portorož (18 km) you can take a public bus or take a taxi.
For more information see the following web page: www.slo-zeleznice.si