Coronavirus (Covid-19) - Portorož - Piran

Coronavirus (Covid-19)

On this page you can find all basic information and resources on coronavirus if you are traveling to or are currently in Portorož & Piran.

The Portorož Tourist Board is closely monitoring the situation regarding the spread of Covid-19. We are in constant contact with the Slovenian Tourist Board, we follow the releases of the National Institute of Public Health (NIJZ), the Ministry of Health (MZ) and other relevant sources.

Latest information

You can find the latest information on the number of confirmed coronavirus infections at the Slovenian Government site.

State of the epidemic has been declared in the country. Civil defense was activated. Public life is limited, with only the essential services operating. Grocery stores, pharmacies, gas stations, banks, post offices, and news-stands remain open. Public transport (trains and buses) is suspended until further notice. Taxis are operating but have to disinfect the cars after every passenger. Public parking spaces in Portorož & Piran are free of charge.

On the border with Italy, it's possible to enter Slovenia at 4 entry points with passenger controls in place. The entry points are Škofije, Vrtojba, Krvavi Potok (open only from 5.00 to 23.00) and Fernetiči. Anyone but Slovenian citizens needs to show a less than 3 days old medical certificate of coronavirus negative test result to enter the country. If one doesn't have the document, he/she will still be allowed to enter the Republic of Slovenia if his/her body temperature is below 37.5 °C and they show no clear signs of upper respiratory tract infection. Passenger train traffic between Italy and Slovenia has been suspended.

The border with Croatia is closed for all passenger traffic.

All flights to Ljubljana Airport are suspended.

All public events are suspended until further notice. Please, check our events calendar for up-to-date information.

The Tourist information office Portorož and Piran will be closed until further notice. We are available for information at

Museums, galleries, bars, restaurants, hotels, wellness centers, casinos and all other public establishments are closed until further notice. 

All guided tours are cancelled.

The situation is very dynamic but under control. Slovenia has a world-class health care system and well-established measures and safeguards in place to deal with the threat of viruses. Slovenia is prepared to take proportionate action when it comes to preventing the infection and when curbing the spread of the infection.

Medical help

In case you feel the symptoms of possible Covid-19 infection (coughing, fever, shortness of breath), call 112 for further instructions.

Coronavirus call centre with up-to-date information is available at the free of charge phone number: 080 1404, operating daily between 8:00 and 20:00. It's accessible only if you are calling from one of the Slovenian phone networks.

Contact phone number by the National Institute of Public Health (NIPH): +386 31 646 617, operating daily between 9:00 and 17:00.

Further information