Popular Accommodations in Piran
Highlights in Piran
- Hiking and cycling to the saltworks
- Old town with weir and Tartiniplatz
- Interesting things in the Ocean Museum, Aquarium and Underwater Museum
- Kaki, salt and olive festivals in the city
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Vacation rentals in Piran
In Piran, countless historical buildings and museums are waiting to be explored by you on a walk through winding alleys. The best way to start this stroll is from your apartment in the middle of the city centre. But also a apartment directly at the sea or a holiday house not far from the hiking and cycling paths in the interior are very easy to find.Best equipment for a lot of comfort
The vacation rentals in Piran have all the comforts you need for a carefree holiday. Whether garden with barbecue, pool in front of the house or sauna and whirlpool inside, here everyone gets his money's worth. If you arrive without a car, then use the offer of some landlords to pick you up from the train station or airport.
Holiday in Piran
Travelers and Activities
Due to the exposed location of Piran on a promontory that extends into the sea, you can reach the shore in just a few minutes on foot from any holiday apartment. In Piran you can swim everywhere, even if there is no beach access at the shore. Just refresh yourself in the cool water and then sit down in one of the cafes to watch the fishing boats go by.Active exploration of the region
Take advantage of the well-developed cycle and hiking trails to enjoy the scenic beauties along the coast and inland to the full. If you walk in the direction of the Croatian border, you can also visit the Secovlje Saltworks Nature Park. In addition, not far from the village of Strunjan there are still managed saltworks, which are also suitable for excursions.
Saint George, who entered the world of legends as a dragon slayer, is the patron saint of the city. His depictions can be found, for example, on the coat of arms of the town and on the top of the church tower of St. George's Church.
Top travel tips
In Piran you can't avoid seeing the beautiful old town. Stroll along the historic fortifications with fortified towers and battlements. Then it is worth making a detour to Tartini Square, with its numerous Venetian-style buildings. In the south you will find a small harbour, a beach promenade and many restaurants.2. Learn everything about the sea
Make sure you go to the harbour, where there are three museums on the subject of the sea. The aquarium presents the underwater fauna of the Adriatic. The maritime museum deals with the topics of salt extraction, fishing and seafaring. And in the underwater museum you can learn all about diving and admire some shipwrecks.3. Get to know the country and its people at the festivals
Take advantage of the cultural offer to immerse yourself in the wonderful flair of the city. In April, for example, there is always a big olive oil festival and a festival in May is all about salt and salt extraction. In August you can visit the Salsafestival and a very special culinary event always takes place in November. At the kaki festival you can of course try kakis and typical local delicacies.