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12/20/04

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Here are directions for the route by road from the airport at Trieste

Porec, Croatia

From Trieste airport

Trieste - Koper - Porec

Distance (in miles) from the airport

Follow the green signs to the motorway (marked autostrada)

 

There is a ticket booth before the motorway starts.Immediately out of the ticket booth, take the turning to the right signposted Trieste

5m

Pay at the motorway toll booth - should be about 70c

 

Stay on the motorway heading towards Trieste/Slovenia

18m

Ignore the turn off to Slovenia - there is a sign immediately after for Capodistria/Koper (the Slovenian name for it)

22m

motorway ends

23m

Stay on the main road, ignore turn off to right to centre of Trieste

24m

The road goes under a couple of bridges and there is a fork to the left, going uphill, signposted Capodistria, as well as Trieste centro

 

Dual carriageway for some 3 miles

27m

ignore turn off to Trieste

28m

blue sign to Capodistria

29m

turn right signposted to Capodistria and Muggia

 

There is a short descent to a roundabout at the bottom of a hill. Follow the sign left to Slovenia. Then immediately take the lower right fork, signposted to Capodistria/Muggia. You will now be on a short road which merges with traffic from the right and immediately after you will see a larger crossing, with 2 lanes in each direction. Keep to the right hand lane and follow the road round for about 1km, after which you will see a Shell garage on your right. The road starts to bend uphill. Go through the first set of lights and immediately after the road forks. Take the left fork signposted Capodistria, through the tunnel. Immediately after the tunnel, the road bends right. Follow the road round to the left (signposted to Koper) and take the second left to Slovenia. After 100m is a t-junction. Turn right here.

32m

There is a roundabout with an outlet store on the right hand side - go straight over the roundabout (2nd exit), heading for the border. After the border stay on the same road all the way to koper (Capodistria)  passing through Skofije.

35m

The road dips through some roadworks. Follow the signs for Koper and join the motorway

36m

There are signs for Pula

39m

Take the exit for Pula and Porec - it is a short run off so you need to brake in advance

 

join the traffic from the left, cross over the flyover and go straight ahead at the traffic lights. You will stay on this road now until the border

40

 The road will turn into a dual carriageway - now is a good time to overtake all those caravans in front of you, but there are some extreme bends on this bit

43

end of the dual carriageway

48

Border crossing. Stay on this road for another 4 miles

52

In Buje, turn left at the t-junction, signposted Pula, Porec, Rovinj

 

After 300m, go straight ahead at the traffic lights. Stay on this road until you get to Vizinada (about 10 miles)

55

You will pass through Krassica, with fabulous views over the hills down to the coast.

59

You are in the Mirna valley - keep on this road

62

you will have great views to your left over Motovun and out to Mt Ucka.

63

In Vizinada, soon after you enter the village, you will see a large sign Tourist Info, take the right hand turn signposted Labinci/Kastelir, going past the supermarket "San". Stay on this road for another 9m till you get to Porec

72m

At the T-junction in Porec, turn left and stay on this road through Porec for another 5 miles or so. Go past Plava Laguna and Zelena Laguna

 

In Funtana, go past the water fountain and the small hard-surface football pitch. After 100 yards the road curves right and you will see the bus stops. Turn right immediately after the bus stop where the Post Office and Tourist Information centres are. Go up the hill for about 50ms towards the church. The road bends right and turns into a oneway system.  The house is located at Frane Blecica 3, in a row of three houses, with a gravel parking space out to the front. The house is the furthest one at the end of the row, behind the small yellow house. Our house has a terrace on the first floor and a door that is at right angles to the rest of the building

 

 

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