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Getting to Tolmin...
The airports closest to Tolmin are :
Ljubljana Joze Pucnik Airport (100 km)
Klagenfurt Airport (150 km)
Trieste/Friuli Venetia Giulia Airport/Ronchi (72km)
Treviso Venice Airport (180 km)
Marco Polo Venice Airport (180 km)
You can drive to Tolmin from Ljubljana through Idrija, Nova Gorica or through Škofja Loka over the Kladje pass.
From Ljubljana via Idrija town the ride is 104 km (and will take you aprox.1 hour 40 minutes). From Ljubljana via Nova Gorica is 150 km (and will take you aprox. 1 hour 50 minutes). From airport Brnik it is 110 km. And from Nova Gorica it is 41 km (40 minutes).
Before going on a trip, please check the latest traffic conditions : https://www.promet.si/portal/en/1traffic-conditions.aspx.
Road tax vignettes
Road tax vignettes must be purchased for the use of Slovenian motorways, including the Ljubljana bypass. The roads where the vignette is required are marked by special vignette signs. Vignettes can be purchased at petrol stations located in the border areas of Slovenia's neighbouring countries, at petrol stations, post offices and most newspaper kiosks in Slovenia, and at branch offices of the Automobile Association of Slovenia (AMZS) and other automobile clubs.
You can take a train from Ljubljana to Tolmin via Jesenice and Most na Soči in around 3h 33m. There are about 10 trains per day (about 3 hours drive). Station name is Most na Soči. From Most na Soči to Tolmin you can take a taxi.
The Ljubljana Railway Station is Slovenia's main railway station. It connects Ljubljana to Trieste, Frankfurt, Munich, Zurich, Prague, Vienna, Graz, Budapest, Zagreb, and Belgrade. Railway is also a convenient means of transport within Slovenia, given that distances within the country are mainly short and travel costs low.
Information on train schedules:
call centre T:080 81 11(indicative call price; €0.75; the price depends on the phone network you are calling from)
Answering service (information on train timetables from Ljubljana) T: +386 90 93 9801
There is a bus route for Ljubljana - Tolmin - Bovec and for Tolmin - Nova Gorica. More info and booking :https://www.ap-ljubljana.si/en/.
Bookings for bus tickets from Ljubljana:
Phone: 1991 (the number is available only for calls placed from within Slovenian phone networks).
Getting around in Tolmin?
Besides walking, the best option is renting car, because public transport is infrequent. Furthermore, up to many sights there is no public transport.
Another, environmentally-friendly option is renting a bike.
Official MetalDays shuttle service
Are you flying to a nearby airport and have no idea, where and how to get to the festival? Shuttle transfer might be the solution to all your problems. Carefully selected pick up times, reliable and comfortable transfer with modern vehicles. You can already check and book your transfer on the webpage : https://www.markun-shuttle.com.
Besides the shuttle transfer, they are also offering private transfers in fancy cars, where your trip is faster and more comfortable.
For all additional information or inquiry, they are available on : firstname.lastname@example.org.
Please be advised, that Shuttle Markun is a standalone company and are operating shuttle transfers independently from organisers of MetalDays festival.
Travelers from Holland and Belgium?
Check out and find more information about the trips on the following links. Trip, organised by Maximal : https://www.maximaltrips.nl
Please be advised, that Maximal Trips is a standalone company and is operating transfers independently from organisers of MetalDays festival.
Travelers from France?
Check out and find more information about the trips on the following link : https://www.ontours.fr
Please be advised, that Ontours a standalone company and is operating transfers independently from organisers of MetalDays festival.
Travelers from Costa Rica & Latin America?
Check out and find more information about the trips from Latin America :