Piran Local Customs

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  • 1. Local fisherman

    Years ago Piran was small fishermen town and it was the main occupation of its citizens. Little by little, the whole place was turned into one of the most important tourists resorts of Slovenia. Only...

  • 2. Famous people - Tartini

    Giuseppe Tartini was born on 8 April 1692 in Piran and died on February 26, 1770 in Padua, Italy, where he spent most of his life. He was a famous violinist and composer, and his statue is now placed...

  • 3. Billingual area

    The whole coast area of Slovenia is officially billingual because of its Italian minority. Therefore you'll find all names of streets, shops and institutions in both languages. However, everybody...

  • 4. Mediterrean look

    The old core of the town have preserved the medieval layout with narrow streets and compact houses, which rise in the steps from the coastal lowland into the hills and give the whole area a typical...

  • 5. Nice balcony

    When strolling around the old core of the town, you might be lucky to discovere some hidden beauties. I took the picture of this entrance in the house with the cute balcony above it and nicely painted...

  • 8. Salt.

    One of the main reason why Piran was important during the venetiam times was because the town was a huge producer of salt.Piran still produces a fair amount of...

  • 9. St. Georges day.

    St. Georges is the patron saint of Piran and every year on april 23rd you will see that the whole town is decorated with flowers.People are especially keen on...

  • 10. Webcam

    I must tell you that I really didn't know which section to use for this tip and I have chosen this one; enjoy Piran anytime!

  • 11. Where the time stopped !

    Do you remember the old communist slogan ? "Lenin lived, Lenin lives, Lenin will live"How may it be possible?Can anybody explain it to me?

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