Portoroz, which is located in Piran region in the southwest of Slovenia, is a coastal city. Its modern development began in the late 19th century with the opening of the first health resorts and the city became the most important holiday center of Europe at the beginning of the 20th century. Today, it is one of the biggest tourism cities of the country.
Located in the center, the Hotel Palace, once one of the most important resorts for the Austro-Hungarian monarchy, is currently one of the most beautiful hotels between Venice and Dubrovnik. Portoroz International Airport located in the nearby village of Secovlje is used for air transportation. The economy of Portoroz is mainly based on tourism and gaming industry. The city hosts a marina, numerous sporting facilities and several casinos, along with many hotels and apartment complexes. In the city which is under the effect of humid subtropical climate, winters are cold and summers are warm. While the temperature can decrease to 4 degrees in January, the temperature can reach 28 degrees in July.
Portoroz Airport, which is located in the southwest of Slovenia, is also one of the three smallest international airports within the country. This airport is situated approximately 6 kilometers outside the city center of Portoroz and it is just a short walking distance far from the Croatian border, which is very close to the airport. You can also travel to Umag city in Croatia or Trieste city in Italy from the airport that has mutual flights to Izola, Koper and Piran cities in Slovenia. One of the best travel alternatives is renting a car to visit the surrounding cities and countries from the airport located near Secovlje. Private shuttle services, which get the passengers from the airport and transport them to the door of their hotel or their home, are also included in the other alternatives for transportation from the Portoroz Airport to the central settlements. If your hotel provides mutual shuttle services for the transportation between the Portoroz Airport and the center, you may also benefit from these services that are usually for free. Another transportation alternative for those who prefer to travel to Portoroz in an economical and fast way is carsharing offered by App2drive.
You can easily reach the city center of Portoroz or many settlements such as Piran, Secovlje, Strunjan, Dragonja and Fiesa by renting a car at the Portoroz Airport.
You can comfortably complete your reservation by choosing one of the economical or luxury vehicles from the company named Sixt located at the airport. You can call the rental office at + 386-5-6744024 for renting a car, which is also a great option for exploring the beauty of the surrounding shores, or you can make an online reservation for renting a car. The car rental office at the Portoroz Airport provides services for passengers between 09:00 and 19:00 on weekdays and between 09:00 and 12:00 on weekends.
Transportation to the city center by taking a taxi from the Portoroz Airport is not as usually preferred as car rental, private shuttle services or carsharing. Nevertheless, you can still prefer to take a taxi to reach your hotel located in the city center or to travel to different points. If you prefer to reach the center of Portoroz by taking a taxi, the fare that you have to pay is not much because of the short distance to the city center, but if you still plan to travel to different cities or regions, you can choose the means of transportation after learning the average prices you have to pay in advance.
It is also possible to travel to the city center from the airport with a much more economical alternative thanks to App2drive vehicles. These vehicles can take more than one passenger in front of the airport and transport them to their preferred destination in the city center. By using the App2drive application, you can go any place you want from the airport or travel from the city center to any place you want. If you want to obtain more information about App2drive carsharing application and then book a vehicle by phone, you can call the number of 00800-01112333.
If you want to travel to Portoroz and to the places that attract the most visitors in Slovenia, you can also benefit from the hotel shuttle services that take passengers in front of the Portoroz Airport and transport them to the city center, which is usually for free or at affordable prices. Hotel shuttle services are waiting for passenger at the exit gate of the arrival terminal in the Portoroz Airport and reaching them to the city center in a very short time. If your hotel is located in a different city and outside of Portoroz, you can obtain information on the internet or by phone in advance, and you can enjoy a fast and comfortable journey with the shuttle services to your hotel entrance.Last Updated: 12 Nov 2016
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