8 Aug 2015

Travel diary: Slovenia #4 - Piran

Slovenia Piran


slovenia travel diary part 1 / part 2 / part 3


I think out of all the places I went to in Slovenia, Piran was my favourite. With it's narrow, winding streets, beautiful old buildings, and beautiful, beautiful views, I was pretty much in my holiday element. 


Slovenia Piran
Piran Harbour
Slovenia Piran
View of Piran from the city walls
From the taller points in Piran you can see over all the beautiful red-roofed buildings, as well as Italy and Croatia.

Slovenia Piran


Slovenia Piran

You can walk to Piran from Potoroz, it's a beautiful seafront walk, though I wouldn't suggest it in the heat of the day as there is very little shade. Alternatively, there are two buses you can hop on that will drop you right at Piran Habour - one is free (and you have to walk to get to it), the other costs about 2 euro's for a return ticket. 

Slovenia Piran

Slovenia Piran


Piran also has a couple of museums, a beautiful central square, the house of the violinist Tartini - pained my cellist heart but hey, whatever keeps the sister happy - and an aquarium (although the aquarium is just one room...). It's a fishing town that is larger than Izola, but still really quite peaceful, with a wide variety of ace restaurants. You can also take a boat to Venice if you're feeling spendy.


This region of Slovenia really was stunningly beautiful, though the heat meant we didn't really get to do much exploring... I have found myself looking back at the photos and wishing that the weather was the same in England as it was out there... (did we boycott summer or...?)

Hope you're having a fab weekend, and that you're enjoying the sporadic British sunshine as we're getting it! 



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  1. It sounds and looks incredibly beautiful and check out that cute doggy? I would definitely have to get the bus, heat and moi is a recipe for disaster haha! I am glad you had a nice time xx

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    1. Slovenia is such a beautiful country! All the cute cute puppies ;w; and the bus was definitely the way forward the 2nd time we went back... air conditioning. ;w;

      xo

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  2. So pretty! And that little dog, awwww. Sounds like you had a lovely time m'dear!

    Meg | A Little Twist Of…

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    1. I really did! And I always manage to find super fluffy friends on my travels

      xo

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  3. Such pretty photo's, Slovenia looks beautiful too!
    That puppy is adorable as well haha!
    Mantenso xx
    www.shesabouthatlife.com

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    1. Ahh thank you! Slovenia is a really gorgeous country

      xo

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  4. Looks like a beautiful place, I always love how the buildings look abroad and all the cute streets! Thanks for sharing :)

    Gabby xo

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    1. Ahh thank you for taking the time to have a look!

      xo

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  5. Stunning shots! Slovenia has never really been on my bucketlist before but lately I keep on hearing great things about it and it looks beautiful!

    x- Naomi in Wonderland

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    1. I love visiting the 'lesser' known European countries, so much new things to see and learn about :D
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