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Things to do in Piran

Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.
Entertainment
““Wonderful place to sit and drink a cappuccino or a glass of wine and look out at the sea. The town often puts on concerts and performances that include traditional dances & performances on the outdoor square.””
  • 8 locals recommend
Library
“On the pier in front of the museum you can board the boat Subaquatic, which is the only boat on the Slovenian coast with windows under the sea surface for viewing the underwater world.”
  • 3 locals recommend
Historic Site
“The church stands on a small hill over the town. You have a great look on one side you see a drop to the beach and on the other side the rest of the town.”
  • 5 locals recommend
Sculpture Garden
“ Old city wall built in mediaeval in order to protect town. Very nice view of town Piran, to Piran bay and bay of Triest.”
  • 8 locals recommend
Entertainment
“Local aquarium with diverse and interesting collection of organisms from the local sea.”
  • 1 local recommends
Grocery or Supermarket
Route
“Main square in Piran, named after the famous violinist and composer Giuseppe Tartini, of whom a monument was made in 1896.”
  • 2 locals recommend
Bar
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“A truly perfect spot for breakfast with a wide selection, from eggs to healthy yogurts or cereals. During summertime grab a beer and enjoy the live music.”
  • 6 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Great self-service fish restaurant, owned by the locals, with authentic Piran atmosphere, overlooking historic square.”
  • 7 locals recommend
Bar
“The place come for morning coffee, evening cocktail or anything in between, perfect relaxation at the promenade overlooking the sea. ”
  • 7 locals recommend
Street Address
  • 2 locals recommend
Establishment
“Very good seafood in this lovely town. Amazing sea food platter for 2 people. Relaxed and friendly service, price is very reasonable too. Highly recommended!”
  • 2 locals recommend
City
“Piran is the pearl of Slovenian Istria. The historical town center and its beautifull house designs are a must see. You must not forget to go to the church, where there is a beautifull view of the whole town and the whole bay of Piran. Historically rich and full of options to get a good coffee break (Cafinho, Da Noi) or eat a fresh fish (Pavel, Pri Mari) ”
  • 45 locals recommend
Bar
“It often has events in the evening, great coffee place during the day as well.”
  • 4 locals recommend
Restaurant
  • 2 locals recommend

Top restaurants

Restaurant
“Great self-service fish restaurant, owned by the locals, with authentic Piran atmosphere, overlooking historic square.”
  • 7 locals recommend
Restaurant
  • 2 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Wonderful small, family run restaurant, with good fish selection. This restaurant in Piran was recommended by Rick Steve in his guidebook. ”
  • 6 locals recommend
Restaurant
“One of Piran's most praised restaurants. It usually requires a reservation.”
  • 2 locals recommend
Restaurant
“One of the restaurants with longest tradition, cosy atmosfere and delicious food”
  • 6 locals recommend
Restaurant
“The Restaurant Pavel 2 offers you a wide selection of wines and mediterranean dishes, all of them carefully prepared, using only first quality ingredients. The restaurant is placed near the sea, which makes it one of the best spots in Piran thanks to its unique atmosphere.”
  • 4 locals recommend
Cafe
“It's a great place to gather with friends with amazing live concerts. On the side of the old Port.”
  • 2 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Might not be the fanciest restaurant but the calamari there are the best in town. Also the prices are moderate.”
  • 3 locals recommend

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