Piran Things to Do

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  • 1. Tartini's square

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    This wide oval square is the center of the city, with the best buildings around it, and with the other attractions at short distance in all directions. Its placed was formerly occupied by the port,...

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  • 2. Church of St. George

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    Above the compact town centre reigns the St. George Cathedral, which gives the city its special character. It is composed of three distinct constructions laid out in a row. From east to west they are:...

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  • 3. Venetian house

    This red palace on Tartini Square is a beautiful example of Venetian Gothic architecture. It was built in the 15th century and is the oldest building on the square. The detail of the Gothic balcony...

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  • 4. Prvomajski trg/square

    The small medieval square in the centre of the Old Town was Piran's central hub until the construction of Tartini square by the harbour. Today it is a relaxing space to escape the summer heat. An...

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  • 5. Piran Port

    walking through the narrow streets of piran is the best way to explore this small midd-ages town. although it is possible to rent bicycle for couples or foursome in tartiny square, i prefered to walk...

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  • 6. Church of St. Klement.

    Unfortunately I could not go into the church when I have been there due to restauration works.The church is located on the far southern end of the town,close to the sea.On the tower there is also a...

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  • 7. Town hall

    Built in location of the former town hall dating from the 13Th century, this big palace from the 19Th century, preceding the filling of the square, is a modern structure, displaying some statues and...

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  • 8. Maritime museum

    The Maritime Museum Sergej Masera is housed in the Gabrielli Palace. This was built in the middle of he 19th century. Here you can see exibits on marine archaeology (amphorae...) under a ground...

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  • 9. Tartini Square

    This expansive oval-shaped marble square is the central feature of Piran and a good place to sit and pass the time people-watching. It was originally the inner dock of the harbour but was filled in...

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  • 10. Test your vertigo by climbing the bell tower

    Test your vertigo by climbing the rickety wooden staircase of the 17th century bell tower which is a copy of the larger St. Mark's campanile in Venice. Your...

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  • 11. The narrow streets of Piran.

    One of the biggest attractions in Piran is the narrow streets you have in this charming old town.They are in typical venetian style with small winding alleys...

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  • 12. The aquarium.

    Piran has a nice little aquarium that has been restored recently and is now a very inviting little place to visit.It´s located right by the old harbor in Piran...

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  • 13. The Aquarium.

    The Aquarium is small, but it is a great place to spend one hour or more with your children. Around 140 sea creatures live inside 24 tanks.It is located near...

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  • 14. Art Galleries

    Along the Istrian coastland, you find lots of art galleries with more or less interesting art works. This gallery was about Piran in the old market hall on the...

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  • 15. Not a Venetian house !

    At first sight, this small house, standing along the quay seems to be a Venetian house because it is of the same color that THE Venetian House and the two other...

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  • 16. Engelsova u. x Župančičeva u. crossing

    Photo 1 : at the end of Župančičeva ulica, the street is a little wider and there is a nice little square.Photo 2 shows this square (I have not...

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  • 17. Župančičeva ulica

    Photo 1: Župančičeva ulica (Župančičeva street) runs parallel to the quay. When the quay is sunny and hot, Župančičeva ulica is...

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  • 18. Our Lady of the sea ?

    Photo 1 shows a statue embedded in the side wall of a house. The harbor is on the left.Photo 2 is a close up on the statue. It seems to be a virgin with child,...

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  • 19. Tartinijev Trg/Tartini Square

    This aquare is the heart of Piran. In the middle of it, there is a monument (fourth pic) dedicated to Giuseppe Tartini, famous musician who was born in Piran on...

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  • 20. Take a boat trip.

    I have taken boat trips several times out of Piran when i have been there with my clients and that is always very popular and almost everyone loves the trips...

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  • 21. Interesting monestary.

    Piran has a very interesting little monestary in the old part of town where you still have monks living.The monestary was build in the 14th century and has a...

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  • 22. city walls of Piran

    If you walk up to the restaurated city walls you can enjoy a stunning overview above the city and the ocean.From there you can look to Triest(Italy)and the...

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  • 23. Wander around in the narrow streets

    From the church, houses descend in rows all the way to the coast. Piran streets are narrow, really Mediterranean-like, paved with stones or cobblestones. During...

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  • 24. the old city wall.

    the old city wall of piran is very well preserved and it´s possible to climb it for a very nice view of the town and the sea.it´s a beautiful hike up to the...

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  • 25. Walk along the seafront

    Piran has a beautiful seafront and harbour which narrows to a point known as the Punta. From the bus station you walk towards the town centre along the town's...

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