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How to find us

The house is 4km away from the centre of Lovran. >From the coastal road Rijeka-Pula take a left turn near the hotel Excelsior in Lovran and follow the road to Lovranska Draga after 3.5km turn to the right on the junction marked to Dobrec. We can send you a map and detailed instructions on request.

Travelling tips

Travelling by car

We are about 480 km away from Munich , Vienna or Milan .

Suggested routes:

Vienna - Maribor - Macelj - Krapina - Zagreb - Rijeka - Lovran

Villach - Karavanke - Ljubljana - Rupa - Opatija - Lovran

Trieste - Opatija - Lovran

Budapest - Goričan - Čakovec - Varaždin - Zagreb - Rijeka - Lovran

The RAC has a great online route planner from anywhere in Europe to Croatia .

Travelling by bus

Rijeka (20km) has good connections with bigger cities in Croatia and Europe by Autotrans bus links .

From Trieste the bus link operates to Opatija (Abbazia) and Rijeka ( Fiume ) by Autotrans and Saita.

Travelling by train

The two closest railway stations are Opatija-Matulji (cca 10 km) and Rijeka (cca 20 km).

To find out the timetable from your location to these stations please use the online information from Hrvatske Zeljeznice (Croatian Railway vozni red) for within Croatia and Deutches Bundesbahn from anywhere in Europe.

Travelling by plane

The closest airports are (Distances given approximately)

Rijeka (44 km)

Pula (75 km)

Zagreb (200 km)

Ljubljana (135 km)

Trieste (90km)

Venice (208 km) Marco Polo

Venice Treviso

There are direct daily flights to one of these airports from all main Europe and USA airports, e.g. Croatia Airlines.

For flights to Zagreb, Pula and Rijeka from a number of European airports see the map: http://www.croatiaairlines.hr/destinations.php

Cheap airlines:

Rynair flies to Trieste from London Stansted and Venice Treviso from London Stansted and Liverpool (spring 2004).

Easyjet flies to Ljubljana from London Stansted and to Venice Marco Polo from London Stansted, Bristol and East Midlands.

Airadriatic flies to Rijeka from London Stansted.

Rent a car

It is possible to rent a car at all of these airports. Some tips of renting cars at the Italian airports and travelling to Croatia are given on Visit Croatia web pages.

We can also try to arrange transport for you to pick you up from the airport.

How to get around

Although you will find very useful to have your own car while you are staying at the house, you can manage equally well without one.

The local bus No 36 (linija 36) operates about nine times per day from the centre of Lovran and stops near the house.

The bus No 32 (linija 32) connects Lovran to Opatija and Rijeka , two largest cities in the Bay.

Taxis (e.g. Hallo Taxi) are also affordable but we would advise you to ask for the price beforehand.

You may also consider using your bike (mountain bike) or walking up and down the hill for a greener alternative.

It is also possible to rent a car in Opatija (10km).

You may also consider using your bike (mountain bike) or walking up and down the hill for a greener alternative.