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Piran is an extremely picturesque small Italianate city on the Adriatic coast of Slovenia. It is one of Slovenia's four coastal cities, including Izola, Koper, and Portoroz. It's Italian styling is due to its proximity to the Italian border and once belonged to Italy. The boat harbor is full of small colorful fishing boats. The main square is near the sea and full of activity. The streets are typical narrow winding medieval streets that are a joy to explore and find hidden squares inside the various neighborhoods. The Church on the hill is complete with a separate bell tower and baptistry. There is a walkway connecting the churchyard to a beach along the shore. The small peninsula of the city hosts a beautiful pedestrian street of various restaurants with delicious seafood and a gorgeous view of the sunset over the adjacent peninsula (in Croatia). The lighthouse at the tip of the peninsula is unique. Piran offers great views of the small Slovene coastline, including views of nearby Trieste, large shipping vessels, and rolling hills. Hidden treasures include an old aquarium, steep winding streets, and local people fishing from the shore.
|Alibi B11 Hostel||Bonifacija 11||Hostel||58|
|Alibi B14 Hostel||Bonifacijeva 14||Hostel||72|
|Alibi T60 Hostel||Trubarjeva 60||Hostel||67|
|Maona||Cankarjevo nabr. 7||Guesthouse||81|
|Val hostel Piran||Gregorciceva 38a||Hostel||-|
|Youth Hostel Piran||Vodopivceva 9||Hostel||76|
|Hotel Barbara Fiesta||Fiesa 68||Hotel||-|
|Vista Apartment||Trg 1. maja 4||Apartment||-|
|Apartment hostel Beli Kriz Portorož||-Šentjane 25||Hostel||-|
|Piran Apartment||Garibaldijeva Ulica, 13||Apartment||-|
|Hostal Pirano||Alma Vivoda 3||GUESTHOUSE||78|
|Piran Garden apartment 1||Ulica IX. korpusa 34||APARTMENT||-|
|Piran Cottage||74 Trubarjeva Street||APARTMENT||-|
|Apartment Beli Kriz Portoroz||Sentjane 25||APARTMENT||-|
See also International Telephone Calls
Posta Slovenije is the national postal service of Slovenia. It has relatively fast and reliable services. Post offices are generally open from 8:00am to 6:00pm Monday to Friday and 8:00am to noon on Saturdays. Only the larger central post offices keep longer hours and/or are open on Sundays. You can also use them for money transfers and some other simple banking services. Stamps are available here or at newspaper stands/kiosks. Domestic rates for sending postcards/standard letters start at €0.29. International rates start at €0.39 for postcards and €0.44 for standard letters. Parcels start at around €16 for delivery to other Europena Union Members. You can also use companies like UPS, TNT or DHL to send parcels, as they offer comparable prices and fast services. The central post office is located not far from the lake and is easy to find. ATMs are available inside.
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