What you need to know when travelling to Soča Valley, Kobarid or Tolmin ...
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Map of Soča Valley:
To Tolmin and Kobarid
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.
There is a bus route for Ljubljana - Tolmin - Kobarid - Bovec and Bovec - Kobarid - Nova Gorica.
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.
- Train timetable
- Motor train timetable
- Bus timetable - Avrigo
- Bus timetable - Avtobusna postaja Ljubljana
- Timetables in the Julian Alps 2015
|Airport||distance to Tolmin||distance to Kobarid|
|Airport Jožeta Pučnika Ljubljana||84 km||99 km|
|Airport Friuli Venezia Giulia - Trieste||70 km||86 km|
|Venice Airport - Marco Polo||175 km||190 km|
|Treviso Airport||185 km||200 km|
|Airport Klagenfurt||140 km||130 km|
|Airport Edvarda Rusjana Maribor||230 km||245 km|
|Aerodorom Portorož||135 km||150 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.
WEATHER FOR KOBARID AND TOLMIN
- Weather - Kobarid
- Weather - Tolmin
- Surface water condition
- The possibility of avalanches
- Weather for paragliders
- Radar image of precipitation intensity
About Soča Valley from other sources: