Travel Information

 

Nearby Airports:

Ljubljana Jože Pučnik airport:
Trieste, Ronchi dei Legionari:
Treviso A. Canova airport: Ryan Air flights
Venice airport Marco Polo: offers low fare easy jet flights in addition to many standard airline connections

 

Local Transportation:

GoOpti company offers shared and private rides connecting airports with the towns in the region. This service can only be booked through their website. The booking should be done at least one day in advance (but is usually cheaper, if done earlier)
Train schedule for italian trains (connecting Venice - Trieste-Gorizia can be found here)
http://www.ap-ljubljana.si/en/ lists all bus connections inside Slovenia (the relevant bus stations are LJUBLJANA AVTOBUSNA POSTAJA, Nova Gorica, Ajdovščina and Vipava)

 

Tourist Information:

The valley of Vipava river is known for its natural beauty and wine production. There are many hiking possibilities in the near by hills and it is a home to some of the most beautiful caves (e.g. Postojna:, Skocjan) in the region.

New York Times article about the region: http://www.nytimes.com/2014/06/22/travel/with-wind-calm-serenity-in-slovenia.html

Slovenia:

The capital of Slovenia, Ljubljana, is an hour (by car) away.
Slovenian sea towns, (e.g. Portoroz) are also near by.

Italy:

Italian cities of Trieste and Venice are also well connected with Nova Gorica, with the train which passes through a near by Gorizia station (for train schedule see http://www.trenitalia.com/trenitalia21.html).