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Piran

Piran, the dream city

One of the most photogenic cities in the Mediterranean, Piran has preserved its unsurpassed charm. Enter the picturesque Piran, get to know its rich history and culture, and listen to the stories of our people.

The proximity to the sea and the rich history, which is mirrored in the architecture, draw magical scenes.

In Piran, you will feel as though you have stepped right into a picture postcard. You will be charmed by the narrow streets within the old town wall. In the main square, you will be greeted by the statue of the most famous man in Piran, the well-known Giuseppe Tartini, composer and virtuoso violinist who was born in a house just steps from the square. On the pier, you can catch sight of fisherman unravelling a fishing net. A market woman from Piran will have just delivered vegetables, fresh from her garden, to the market. Locals sitting by the sea, chatting and listening to sounds of the sea, greet you with a nod.

Having coffee, lunch or dinner surrounded by sounds of the sea will ensure pleasant memories for a long time to come.

Our town is very proud of its various cultural and art establishments such as the Tartini theatre, coastal galleries, Maritime museum and Aquarium. Many national and international artists gather at the annual Ex-tempore. Throughout the year, many other cultural events take place.

Some, especially traditional events are connected to our natural heritage and our crops. Every year on St. George’s Day, the patron saint of Piran, we organise the festival of salt to honour the famous salt produced at the Sečovlje Salina. In autumn, inhabitants of Piran organise the Festival of Persimmon… Here you can read about how we celebrate the local products such as olive oil, wine, garlic and chard.

For more information on weather and parking in Piran, browse Useful information. For additional information on booking a room in a hotel or hostel or apartments in Piran, browse Accommodation.

Hotel Piran ****

Stjenkova 1, 6330 Piran

T: +386 (0)5 666 71 00
F: +386 (0)5 671 81 60

Apartment Bevk ***

Bogdan Bevk s.p.
Marxova 13, 6330 Piran

T: +386 (0)51 623 682

Apartment Golob  ***

Grajska 8, 6330 Piran

T: +386 (0)41 724 924
T:  +386 (0)41 624 537

Apartment Jazz  ***

Dušan Mrdakovič
Cankarjevo nabrežje 7, 6330 Piran

T: +386 (0)5 673 45 20
T:  +386 (0)41 685 423

Apartment Lavanda  ***

Fiesa 51a, 6330 Piran

T: +386 (0)59 061 801
T:  +386 (0)41 338 366

Apartment Spacal  ***

Prešernovo nabrežje 16, 6330 Piran

T: +39 (0)347 12 23 432

Hotel Tartini ***

Oljka d.o.o.
Tartinijev trg 15, 6330 Piran

T: +386 (0)5 671 10 00
F: +386 (0)5 671 16 65

Alibi B14 Rooms 

Bonifacijeva 14, 6330 Piran

T: +386 (0)31 363 666

Hostel Val Piran 

Gregorčičeva 38a, 6330 Piran

T: +386 (0)5 673 25 55
F: +386 (0)5 673 25 56

Youth Hostel Piran 

Vodopivčeva 9, 6330 Piran

T: +386 (0)40 752 660
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