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The conference will be hosted at Hotel Milenij in Opatija, Croatia.


How to get to Opatija

BY PLAIN: The nearest airport to Rijeka is situated in Omišalj on the island of Krk, which is connected by Krk Bridge with mainland. The airport has organized bus transportation to Rijeka (30 minutes drive). Opatija is 15 km from Rijeka. It is also possible to land in Trieste (70 km), Pula (82 km), Ljubljana (109 km), Zagreb (175 km) or Venice (227 km). Travel agency can help you to prepare and organize transfer from the airport or bus terminal (Zagreb, Pula, Rijeka, Ljubljana, Trieste, Venice). To book and arrange your transfer please contact

BY TRAIN: The town of Rijeka has a railway connection to Zagreb. From the railway station in Rijeka you can reach Opatija by bus or by taxi.

BY BUS: Since Opatija is the center of the riviera, it has direct bus lines with all main centers of Croatia and almost all Croatian towns have a bus connection with Rijeka. From Rijeka you can reach Opatija, which is only 15 km away.

BY BOAT: If you wish to reach the riviera by boat you can use one of the ferries driving in direction of Rijeka from where you can reach Opatija by regional road called Jadranska magistrala. The ferry line connects Rijeka with main towns on the coast and island of Rab: Rab, Zadar, Split, and Dubrovnik. Ferry lines: more information on Jadrolinija website.

BY CAR: Coming from direction of Zagreb (Hungary, Czech Republic, Poland, Slovenia, Austria) you will reach Opatija if you follow the highway A1 Zagreb – Rijeka, and leave of in Rijeka for another 15 km towards West. If you are coming from direction of Slovenia and Italy you will enter Croatia through border crossings Pasjak and Rupe. Turn for Opatija in Matulji. If you are coming from direction of Dalmatia (Split, Dubrovnik, Zadar) follow Jadranska magistrala (regional road) until Rijeka and continue some 15 km towards West. HAK (Croatian Auto-Club) offers up-to date traffic and road conditions.


Tourist info

For additional tourist info please see Opatija Tourist Board.




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