Piran Off The Beaten Path

  • The church on the hill in the background
    The church on the hill in the background
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  • Church on the hill in the background
    Church on the hill in the background
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  • portoroz
    portoroz
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Most Viewed Off The Beaten Path in Piran

  • 1. Portorož

    taking a walk down to portoroz is a nice option when in piran. the town is just 2 kilometersd away from piran and you can walk along the sea on walking paths all the way to portoroz. portoroz is a...

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  • 2. Daytrip to Trieste

    trieste in italy is not far from piran and you can drive there easily or go by ferry from piran. trieste is an italian town with a lot of austrian influence in it´s architecture as it was part of the...

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  • 3. Daytrip to Venice

    As we were waiting to check into our hotel, we flipped through an excursion guide laying on the counter and were surprised to see a day trip to Venice included for around 60E per person. We asked the...

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  • 4. Cave man for a couple of hours

    Daytrip to Postojna CaveThese ancient caverns are home to one of the world’s most spectacular stalactites and stalagmites, as well as rare species of animals...

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  • 5. daytrip to rovinj.

    rovinj in croatia is a very pretty town that is full of artists because of it´s beauty.it´s often called the monmatre of istria because of that.the town is...

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  • 6. A slightly quieter beach...

    On the Koper side of Piran (walk up towards the Church of St. George, then follow Korpusa Ulica) there's a narrow rocky beach. The clear water shelves gently...

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  • 7. Roman column

    The only evidence of the Roman presence at Piran that I saw was this column, standing outside the Aquarium by the harbour.No idea whether it was dredged up at...

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  • 8. Pebbled beaches

    For my taste, the best beaches in Piran are a bit hard to find, but that is good. Once Presernovo nabrezje ends there a hill. You can either go along a narrow...

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  • 9. Sailing in winter ?

    Even though it was winter there were many sailing boats on the sea. I would really like to try sailing but I have terrible seasickness .It doesn't matter if it...

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  • 10. Kaki

    Have you ever tried a fruit with the name kaki?It is very sweet .But if it's not ripe enough it can be very tasteless.It's very funny to me because all the...

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  • 11. The city wells - cisterns

    This city wells stands on the 1st of May Square, in the very heart of the old city core. According to its structure, the wells were built in the Midle Ages of...

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  • 12. The Baroque House

    As far as I could noticed, this is the only remaining Baroque styled palace in the town. It is situated on a small tiny square which leads into the area of Cape...

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  • 13. The Venetian styled passage

    This narrow street leads from the Tartini Square to the Franciscan church and monastery. It represents another small jewel of the old core of the town. Right...

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  • 14. The Venetian House

    When strolling around the old city core, many surprisingly beautiful houses you may find. Some of them are hidden in beetwen raws of the other, not so...

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  • 15. A Day Excursion...

    There are many places that you could go around Piran. Many beaches, many hiking possibilities.Buses to Strunjan, Koper & Portoroz are within 20 minutes during...

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  • 16. FROM KOPER TO PIRAN ALONG THE ADRIATIC...

    This is pure pleasure: driving, cycling, walking, roller-blading along the indigo-blue Adriatic......stop somewhere and join those who are having a swim before...

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  • 17. ALONG THE HARBOUR DURING THE LATE AFTERNOON....

    There was a group of young people, sitting in threes and fours.They were having fun, laughed, enjoyed an ice cream and chatted away.But....one was working...

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  • 18. WALKING ON....

    I turned around and my camera clicked: what a contrast: ancient alley-ways, ancient buildings, ancient cobble stones, an old nun and 1 modern red...

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  • 19. WORM INTO THE NARROW ALLEYWAYS OF PIRAN....

    It is a very special sensational, walking through these alleys, Piran's streets....Piran, that ancient seaside town!All kinds of mysterious doors and windows,...

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  • 20. the countryside

    Wonderful... green... nice... the slovene countryside near Piran is a dreamy place to go for a stroll.. even for a short one. You'll end up walking among olive...

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  • 21. the seapath

    This path lies just behind the hill where Saint george's church is located: it's a nice cosy little stroll down by the sea - it's peaceful and quiet - romantic,...

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  • 22. the old city walls

    From Saint George church you can see in the distance, on a hill (Mogoron hill ), the ruins of the old town wall: these walls date back to the 15th century and...

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  • 23. 'Museum of saltpans'

    Saltpans of Seèovlje use to be the largest saltpans in this area. Saltpans are abandoned now and are a nature for birds. Light wind and scent of Mediterranean...

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  • 24. Street signs

    The streets retain some reminders of their Yugoslavian communist past. There are still streets with the post-WW2 names of Marx, Engels and Lenin. Occasionally a...

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  • 25. The cemetery

    I always visit the local cemetery to see how the inhabitants regard themselves in life and death. Piran’s cemetery on ulica IX Korpusa is on high ground...

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