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Piran is a very special, precious city. It is the best preserved cultural monument of Slovenian Istria and the closest neighbour of Portorož, the luxurious city of flowers. Each time one looks at Piran from a distance or from the air, one is overcome by feeling of surprise. Loved by the eyes of the people and by the eye of the camera, its image is known all over the world. When you visit Piran, you should take a closer look at its architecture, influenced by the Venetian Republic, which left its mark on most Istrian towns. Throughout time, Piran maintained the clustered medieval structure narrow winding streets, houses huddled close together, rising in cascades, the contact with the sea, numerous squares and churches. Tartini Square is the gem found in the very centre of Piran. It was named after the famous violinist and composer Giuseppe Tartini, who made the town world-famous. His statue is located in the centre of the square. The city is surrounded by a circular wall. Piran is a member of the European Walled Cities Association. The city of Piran is a national historical monument. People earn their living mainly by tourism. Numerous events take place all year round in the open and in magnificent buildings named after famous people from Piran. The Church of. St. George, the patron saint of Piran, rises above the town. From its lookout tower you have a wonderful view of Piran and its surroundings and all the way across the sea to the Croatian and Italian Coast. Two hotels, a youth hostel, a number of private rooms, churches, galleries, museums and Piran Aquarium invite you to come and see for yourself.

Piran (360°) 


Population : 4700 
Association of Historic Cities of Slovenia

Location
beside a sea 



Healthy climate
Average summer temperature : 21,5 °C
Average winter temperature : 4 °C
No. of sunny days per year : 97 
No. of rainy days per year : 91 


Automobiles : Being close to Italy and Croatia, Piran is very easily accessible by car. It lies only 34 km from the Italian and 16 km from the Slovenian motorway. Piran can be accessed from the direction Ljubljana/Trieste–Koper–Izola–Portorož–Piran. 
Railway : The Koper Railway Station is 16km from Piran. 
Bus : The Piran Bus Station is situated at the gateway to the old town centre of Piran, right by the sea. 
Airplane : The Portorož Airfield is 8km from the town of Piran, international Ljubljana Jože Pučnik Airport 145km, and Ronchi Airport, Italy, 80km. 
Ship : Boat trips to Venice are available as well as a number of panoramic trips. The Portorož Marina is 4km from the town centre, the Izola Marina 8 km, and the Koper Marina and Port 17km. By sea, Portorož and Venice are only 55 miles apart (Lignano 22, Grado 15 miles). 


Tourist Information Center : Turistično informacijska pisarna Piran 
Tartinijev trg 2, 6330 Piran 
++386 5 673 44 40 
www.portoroz.si 
Local Tourist Board : Turistično združenje Portorož,g.i.z. 
Obala 16, 6320 Portorož 
++386 5 674 82 60 
 
www.portoroz.si 
Post Office : Pošta Piran 
Leninova ulica 1, 6330 Piran 
++386 5 671 33 00 
 
Bus station : Avtobusna postaja Lucija 
Obala 114, Lucija, 6320 Portorož 
++386 5 671 31 22 
 
http://www.veolia-transport.si/ 
Railway station : Železniška postaja Koper 
Kolodvorska cesta 11, 6000 Koper 
++386 5 639 52 63 
http://www.slo-zeleznice.si/ 
Car Rentals : Sixt 
Obala 14a, 6320 Portorož 
++386 5 674 40 24 
 
http://si.sixt.com/php/res?language=en 
Tourist association : Turistično društvo Tartini Piran 
Župančičeva ulica 14, 6330 Piran 
++386 51 443 333 
Police : Policijska postaja Piran 
Liminjanska 116, Lucija 6320 Portorož 
++386 5 617 16 00 
Medical center : Zdravstveni dom Piran 
Cankarjevo nabrežje 9A, 6330 Piran 
++386 5 677 33 20 
Dentist : Zdravstveni dom Lucija 
Cesta solinarjev 1, 6320 Portorož 
++386 5 677 33 20 
GPS Northing (N) : 45,5286 
GPS Easting (E) : 13,5684 
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Administrator : Piran - Turistično združenje Portorož | ++386 5 674 22 20 | | last modified: 24/09/2012
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GPS N: 45,5286
E: 13,5684

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