Discover the Enchanting Piran Countryside

Published: 8.7.2024

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Discover the Enchanting Piran Countryside

Explore the captivating Piran countryside this summer with exciting new cycle routes, festive local events and the Nexto mobile app for Strunjan. Escape the seaside bustle and immerse yourself in the serene beauty of the Istrian countryside, where you can uncover the hidden treasures of local traditions and savor delicious regional cuisine. The Portorož-Piran Tourist Board is thrilled to invite you to explore this charming part of the Istrian Peninsula with exciting new offerings for your visit.

Discover the Enchanting Piran Countryside

Explore New Cycle Routes with the Latest Brochure

Get ready for adventure with the new cycle routes brochure. This brochure introduces three fantastic cycling routes: a scenic journey from Portorož to Tinjan (55 km round trip), a circular route from Padna to Marezige and back (45 km), and an expansive exploration of the Parenzana Trail from Portorož to Poreč (194 km round trip). Whether you're a seasoned cyclist or a casual rider, these routes offer stunning landscapes and the chance to discover the countryside at your own pace.

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Discover the Countryside with Local Buses

Look out for two buses featuring charming images of Istrian life. One bus showcases a boy and girl beneath an olive tree, while the other depicts Nona Marija from Nova Vas kneading bread. Both buses carry the invitation to "Let the Piran countryside seduce you" as they transport you to the heart of the Istrian landscape.

Explore Strunjan with the New Nexto Mobile App

Embark on an engaging journey through Strunjan Landscape Park with Nexto’s new free mobile app, Stories of Strunjan. Guided by Marino, the black-headed gull, this interactive app offers a fun and educational exploration of the park’s natural wonders and cultural heritage. With two routes to choose from—a shorter 1.5 km trail and a more extensive 5 km adventure—you’ll uncover fascinating stories about local salt panners, fishermen, and more through augmented reality experiences and interactive challenges.

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