European route E61
European route E 61 is a part of the inter-European road system
International E-road network
The international E-road network is a numbering system for roads in Europe developed by the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe . The network is numbered from E 1 up and its roads cross national borders...

. This Class A intermediate north-south route is 240 kilometres (149 mi) long and it connects the central part of the continent with the Adriatic Sea
Adriatic Sea
The Adriatic Sea is a body of water separating the Italian Peninsula from the Balkan peninsula, and the system of the Apennine Mountains from that of the Dinaric Alps and adjacent ranges...



The E 61 routes through four European countries:
  • Austria
    Austria , officially the Republic of Austria , is a landlocked country of roughly 8.4 million people in Central Europe. It is bordered by the Czech Republic and Germany to the north, Slovakia and Hungary to the east, Slovenia and Italy to the south, and Switzerland and Liechtenstein to the...

    • A11
      Karawanken Autobahn
      The Karawanken Autobahn is an autobahn in Austria. It runs about from the Villach junction with the Süd Autobahn and the Tauern Autobahn southwards to the Slovenian border where it connects the A2 motorway leading to Ljubljana...

      : Villach
      Villach is the second largest city in the Carinthia state in the southern Austria, at the Drava River and represents an important traffic junction for Austria and the whole Alpe-Adria region. , the population is 58,480.-History:...

       - Karawanken Tunnel
      Karawanken Tunnel (motorway)
      The Karawanken Tunnel is a motorway tunnel crossing the Alpine Karavanke mountain range between Austria and Slovenia, with a total length of , enclosure between the portals.Its construction began in 1986 and it opened on June 1, 1991...

  • Slovenia
    Slovenia , officially the Republic of Slovenia , is a country in Central and Southeastern Europe touching the Alps and bordering the Mediterranean. Slovenia borders Italy to the west, Croatia to the south and east, Hungary to the northeast, and Austria to the north, and also has a small portion of...

    • A2 motorway
      A2 motorway (Slovenia)
      The A2 motorway is a motorway in Slovenia, around 175 km long, connecting Karavanke Tunnel via the capital city Ljubljana to Obrežje . It connects several larger Slovenian cities, including Kranj, Ljubljana and Novo Mesto, and is part of the Pan-European corridor X.The motorway was completed...

      : Predor Karavanke - Naklo
      Naklo, Slovenia
      -Background:Municipality Naklo lies at an altitude of 407 m and has a total of 5020 residents. The scope of a municipality comprises 28.3 square kilometers...

       - Ljubljana bypass
      Ljubljana bypass
      The Ljubljana bypass is a motorway ringroad around the city of Ljubljana. The bypass forms the main hub of the Slovenian motorway network and connects to the A1 and A2 motorways. The bypass itself is signed as the A1 on the southern and eastern parts, the A2 on the western and southern parts, while...

    • A1 motorway
      A1 motorway (Slovenia)
      The A1 motorway is 236,1 km long, connecting Šentilj and Koper/Capodistria . It passes several important Slovenian cities, including Maribor, Celje and Ljubljana all the way to the Slovenian Littoral and Koper, with its important port.Construction began in 1970 and the first section was...

      : Ljubljana - Vrhnika
      Vrhnika is a town and a municipality in Slovenia. It is situated on the Ljubljanica River, 21 km from Ljubljana along the A1 motorway.-History:...

       - Postojna
      Postojna is a town and a municipality in the traditional region of Inner Carniola, from Trieste, in southwestern Slovenia. Population 14,581 .-History:...

       - Divača
      Divača is a small town and municipality in the Littoral region of Slovenia, a few kilometres from the Italian border.The Parish Church in the settlement is dedicated to Saint Anthony the Hermit and belongs to the Diocese of Koper....

    • A3 motorway: Divača - Sežana
      Sežana is a town and a municipality in the Slovenian Littoral region of Slovenia, near the border with Italy. According to the census of 2008, it has a population of 12,470, of which around 5,332 live in the town of Sežana and the rest in the neighbouring rural areas.Sežana is located about on the...

       - Fernetiči
  • Italy
    Italy , officially the Italian Republic languages]] under the European Charter for Regional or Minority Languages. In each of these, Italy's official name is as follows:;;;;;;;;), is a unitary parliamentary republic in South-Central Europe. To the north it borders France, Switzerland, Austria and...

    • SS58: Fernetti - Villa Opicina - Trieste
      Trieste is a city and seaport in northeastern Italy. It is situated towards the end of a narrow strip of land lying between the Adriatic Sea and Italy's border with Slovenia, which lies almost immediately south and east of the city...

    • SS14: Trieste - Basovizza - Pesek di Grozzana
  • Slovenia
    • Route 7: Krvavi Potok
      Krvavi Potok
      Krvavi Potok is a settlement in the Hrpelje-Kozina Municipality in the Littoral region of Slovenia on the border with Italy.The Kozina border crossing into Italy is at Krvavi Potok. Since Slovenia's accession to the European Union and the Schengen area, customs and immigration checks have been...

       - Kozina
      Kozina is a settlement in the municipality of Hrpelje-Kozina in the Littoral region of Slovenia, close to the border with Italy.The village developed only after the railway was established; in 1825 there were only three houses in Kozina. It became an important center for teamsters, with twelve inns...

       - Starod
  • Croatia
    Croatia , officially the Republic of Croatia , is a unitary democratic parliamentary republic in Europe at the crossroads of the Mitteleuropa, the Balkans, and the Mediterranean. Its capital and largest city is Zagreb. The country is divided into 20 counties and the city of Zagreb. Croatia covers ...

    • D8
      D8 (Croatia)
      D8 state road comprises Croatian section of Adriatic Highway, and it runs from Pasjak border crossing to Slovenia via Rijeka, Senj, Zadar, Šibenik, Split, Opuzen and Dubrovnik to the border with Montenegro at Karasovići. Most of the D8 state road is still a two-lane road, excepting rare four-lane...

      : Pasjak
      Pasjak is a village in Croatia, located on the border with Slovenia. Just north of the village is the northern endpoint of the D8 highway, at the eponymous Pasjak border crossing. The village is part of the Matulji municipality.-References:...

       - Permani interchange
    • A7
      A7 (Croatia)
      The A7 motorway is a long motorway in Croatia. It connects the nation's largest port in Rijeka, to the Croatian motorway network, as well as to the Rupa and Pasjak border crossings to Slovenia. The motorway forms part of a longitudinal transportation corridor in Croatia, and it is a part of...

      : Permani - Rijeka
      Rijeka is the principal seaport and the third largest city in Croatia . It is located on Kvarner Bay, an inlet of the Adriatic Sea and has a population of 128,735 inhabitants...

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