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The Owner of 'Puntamare' says about Piran
Piran - the coast's most beautiful resort has Venetian Gothic-inspired architecture, Italianate squares and fine churches (by Roughguides) Located at the tip of the peninsul,4km from Portoroz. Its web of arched alleys, tightly packed ranks of historic houses and little Italianate squares is delightful. The centre, 200m around the harbour from the bus station, is Tartinijev trg, named after the eighteenth-century Italian violinist and composer Giuseppe Tartini, who was born in a cream villa on the square and is commemorated by a weather-beaten bronze statue in the centre. With its striking oval shape, it’s one of the loveliest squares on this coast, fringed by Venetian palaces and an imposing Austrian town hall. From the square’s eastern edge, follow Rozmanova ulica all the way up to the commanding Baroque Church of St George, crowning a spectacular spot on the far side of Piran’s peninsula (source: www.roughguides.com). The town has preserved a medieval layout with
The Owner of 'Appartment Spacal' says about Piran
Pirano is a no traffic zone which will allow you to relax body and soul far from the noisiness of the city resting your sights on the blue of the sea and the tranquil rythem of the town.
The Owner of 'House Nr. 1' says about Piran
The city embraced by the walls and by the wideness of the sea. Piran lives in lovely little streets and squares which draw your attention. There are numerous hidden galleries, antique-shops, art workshops, taverns and restaurants which smell of sea dishes and attract you with exquisite home-made wine. Piran is a place where every visitor can enjoy the beautiful surroundings with the taste of sea and can give in to a peaceful rhythm and satisfy his or her own expectations of relaxing holidays. Piran is full of city palaces, small churches and monuments that are preserving the touch of the Mediterranean. This medieval city with paved streets still has a genuine feel as it remained unchanged. MUSIC and ART The centre of Piran is the Tartini Square, once a harbor (sea gulf) for merchant ships, fishing boats and old sailing-boats. By filling in the harbor they gave the Square a new look, covering it in white marble. Round the Square they built all the important institutions
The Owner of 'Holiday Apartment Piran' says about Piran
Piran (Italian: Pirano) is a town in the eponymous municipality in southwestern Slovenia on the Gulf of Piran on the Adriatic Sea. It is one of the three major towns of Slovenian Istria. The town resembles a large open-air museum, with medieval architecture and a rich cultural heritage. Narrow streets and compact houses give the town its special charm. Piran is the administrative centre of the local area and one of Slovenia's major tourist attractions.
The Owner of 'Sun and the Sea Apartment Piran' says about Piran
Piran is one of Slovenia's major tourist attractions and one of the three major towns of Slovenian Istria. It is a national historical monument. The town resembles a large open-air museum, with medieval architecture, lots of churches and a rich cultural heritage. When you visit Piran, you should take a closer look at its architecture, influenced by the Venetian Republic, which left its mark on most Istrian towns. Narrow streets and compact houses give the town its special charm. Piran is the birthplace of composer and violinist Giuseppe Tartini, who played an important role in shaping its cultural heritage. The town's main square, Tartini Square, is named after him. In 1892, to mark the 200th anniversary of Tartini's birth, the people of Piran decided to erect a monument in his honour. The statue dominates the square, overlooked by the Cathedral of Saint George, the patron saint of Piran. The church rises above our house where the apartment is located and above the town. From its
The Owner of 'Piranview' says about Piran
Piran is a small city, very old, with rich history. It is one of the most beautifull Slovenien coastal towns.
The Owner of 'Apartment Piran' says about Piran
Piran is often called the town which has a soul.It is situated on the Piran Peninsula in the Gulf of Piran. The town resembles an open-air museum with its narrow streets of cobblestone, its Medieval architecture ,which was influenced by the Venetian Republic,and many churches of which the most grandiose is the Saint George Cathedral which was named after the patron saint of the town. Piran is the birthplace of violinist and composer Giuseppe Tartini whose monument can be seen at the main square.This statue was erected in 1892 commemorating the 200th birth anniversary of the Maestro. Piran is famous for its extremely rich cultural heritage. Every year a lot of cultural events are taken place.For example: Movies under the Sky, the Piran Musical Evenings, the International Painting Exhibition (Ex-Tempore),the Primorska Summer Festival, the Salt Festival,the Contemporary Dance Festival,the International Folk Dance Festival and many more. With its fishing boats in the port,splendid vistas
The Owner of 'Casa Nikolina' says about Piran
The city has a typical mediteranian feel, where locals are friendly and hang out in local restaurants and cafes, where you can enjoy a good meal or a glass of wine. If you would like to take a stroll, there is a nice path along the coast to the nearby cities. And if you are interested in the overwiev of Piran, just go up the hill, to the church that you are looking at from the terrace or to the walls of the old castle and Piran will spread up beneath you like a map.
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