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By car to the Istrian peninsula

Travelling from Germany or Austria to Croatia

Those who want to be mobile while on vacation in Croatia, that is in Istria, but not be dependent on renting a car, can travel by automobile. The usual route from Germany is to travel through Salzburg and Villach, taking the Tauern motorway towards Slovenia. From there, you travel in the direction of Ljubljana and Postojna, and then, over the Slovenian-Croatian border.

 

Your Travel to Svetvincenat/Smoljanci

Germany: Munich (BAB A8, direction Salzburg) – Rosenheim – Salzburg border crossing.

Austria: Salzburg triangle motorway, towards Villach – Radstadt – Spittal – intersection Villach motorway, towards Ljubljana – Karavanka Tunnel border crossing.

Slovenia: Kranj – Ljubljana – Postojna – towards Gracišće – Socerga/Buzet border crossing.

Croatia/Istra: Socerga/Buzet: towards Rijeka – Buzet – Roc – in Lupoglava, take the main road in the direction of Pula: – Pazin – at the “Žminj” turn-off, exit the main road – at the entrance to the main road, turn left towards Žminj – at the next intersection, turn right in the direction of Pula (on the right side, you will see a petrol station) – Ferlina – after the sign with Svetvinčenat on it, go right towards Smoljanci (yellow sign-post), and after 3 km, you will arrive at a sign for Smoljanci – the third house on the left belongs to the “Stancija 1904” estate. In front of the railway crossing, you will see a wooden sign which reads: “Agrotourism Stancija 1904,” where you make a left turn into the entrance…you are now in the parking area of “Stancija 1904.″

 

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By car to the Istrian peninsula

Travelling from Switzerland to Croatia

Those who want to be mobile while on vacation in Croatia, that is in Istria, but not be dependent on renting a car, can travel by car. The quickest way to Istria is through Italy and Slovenia. Depending on your starting point, there are 4 variations. Choose the most favourable route.

Route 1:

  • Lötschberg – Simplon
  • Car transport by train from Kandersteg to Goppenstein
  • Car travel through Brig – Simplon – Iselle – Domodossola – Stresa – Mailand (Milan)

Route 2:

  • Lötschberg – Simplon
  • Car transport by train from Kandersteg to Iselle
  • Car travel through Domodossola – Stresa – Mailand (Milan)

Route 3:

  • St. Gotthard Tunnel – Bellinzona – Lugano – Chiasso Como – Mailand (Milan)

Route 4:

  • St. Bernadino Tunnel – Bellinzona – Lugano – Chiasso Como – Milan

 

Travel plan, prices, reservations and BLS information can be obtained at:

www.bls.ch/autoverlad

All routes lead through Milan!

Italy: Milan motorway intersection – drive on A-4, towards Venice – through Bergamo – Brescia – Verona – Vicenza – Padova – Venice – Trieste – diverging motor-road, towards Kopar (Capodistria) – be careful, you are at a roundabout and are leaving Capodistria – now on the main road, drive to the Škofje border crossing.

Slovenia: Škofje: towards Kopar (Capodistria) – Izola (Isola) – Potrorož (Portorosa) – Sečovlje (Siccole) border crossing.

Croatia: Sečovlje (Siccole) – towards Pula – now you are on a main road and are crossing a bridge (on your left, you see the Dvigrad runs) – after the bridge (Limska Draga), you turn off the main road at the next exit and go towards Rovinj/Kanfanar – then drive right towards Kanfanar: after the railway crossing, go right – now, you are driving parallel to the railway tracks – curve 900 to the left (on the right hand side, you will see the railway crossing) – next diverging road, go right in the direction of Maruzina – at the soccer grounds, turn right and go towards Smoljanci – Salambati: curve 900 to the right – railway crossing tracks – now you see a sign with Smoljanci on it (on the left side, there is a wine-cellar “Stari dub“ – after this curve, go left through the Smoljanca village – you will see a wooden sign with “Agroturizam Stancija 1904“ on it and the Swiss Embassy sign.

Cross the railway tracks – then straight away turn right … you are now located in the parking area of “Stancija 1904.″

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Travelling from Croatia

By car to the Istrian peninsula

– at the ”Žminj” exit, turn off the main road

– at the entrance to the main road, go left towards Žminj – Pula

– the first intersection right towards Pula (on the right side, you will see a petrol station)

– FERLINI

– after the sign with Svetvinčenat on it: go right towards Smoljanci (yellow sign-post), after 3 km, you arrive at a sign with Smoljanci on it – the third house on the left belongs to the “Stancija 1904“ estate.

– In front of the railway crossing, you will see a wooden sign with “Agroturizam Stancija 1904“ written on it and the Swiss Embassy sign; turn left at the entrance … you are now in the parking area of “Stancija 1904.”

 

Welcome!

General Information

Our GPS-Position

Degree width: 45° 05,469′- Degree longitude: 13° 50,714′- AMSL: 266 m

In case of emergency or if you need further information, we are available 24 hours on GSM:

Outside of Croatia: 00385 98 73 89 74

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