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10 Fantastic Things to Do in Piran, Slovenia

Akshay Kulkarni Dec 2, 2019
Boasting of impressive medieval architecture, Piran is called a pearl of Slovenian Mediterranean coast. If you need a getaway away from the hustle and bustle, picturesque Piran is where you should head to!

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Wander on the cobble-stone streets of the Old Town of Piran and explore the colorful houses, quaint churches, and the ruined medieval fort.

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Relish the spectacular sunsets and soak in the Vitamin Sea at the beautiful Piran beach.
Stroll on the marble-paved Tartini Square where violinist and composer- Giuseppe Tartini’s monument stands in the center.
Built in Venetian Renaissance architectural style, you need to climb the hill to seek blessings at the striking St. George's Parish Church.

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Climb 146 steps to the top of the free-standing Zvonik Campanile Bell Tower to get enchanting panoramic views of Piran and the Adriatic Sea.

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Watch the golden Sun set into the sea from the 33 ft high stone lighthouse - the Punta Lighthouse. Also, visit the 13th century St. Clement's Church standing next to the lighthouse.
Attend one of the 'Musical Evenings of Piran' in the Minorite Monastery's atrium. Amble around the beautiful cloister and admire the stunning frescoes.
Experience the vibrant underwater world and learn about the variety of water species at the Aquarium Piran.
The fishing town of Piran with its alluring sea, invites you to engage in a fishing expedition with the local fishermen.
Head to the Fritolin pri Cantini restaurant to gorge on some fresh and delicious seafood, and also try out the exotic Slovenian cuisine.