What You Can Do In The Slovenian Istria For four Days – My Itinerary & Expertise of Visiting Piran, Slovenia

Lots of people have instructed me to go to Lake Bled however I’d moderately go to the Slovenian Istria for some causes. Cause #1 is I at all times favor to take the highway much less traveled. Touristic locations are touristic for a purpose however I’m certain that you simply’ll bump into even nicer locations when you exit of the extraordinary route.

I’ve been doing it for the previous 5 years hoping I’d be capable to encourage somebody too and happily, I imagine it labored! Causes #2 and #three, Istria will at all times have a particular place in my coronary heart. That is the place Jonathan purchased my engagement ring and that is the place we obtained our first ever paid Press Journey final 2015 (which I wasn’t capable of be a part of due to visa restrictions).

Having stated that, I don’t remorse not going to Lake Bled as a result of I stayed at a lovely resort in Resort Piran, proper within the Metropolis Middle of Piran the place I had an impressive view of the Adriatic Sea. Actually, it was extra of a ‘staycation’ for me as I had quite a lot of work to take care of and generally, I simply want a break from all of the transferring round simply to take all of it in. Sure, we think about running a blog as a job and I even have my Teaching Shoppers (we now have payments to pay too!). Anyway, right here what’s you can do (and issues I want I did) whereas within the stunning city of Piran within the Slovenian Istria ♡


1) Day or night time, stroll across the Tartini Sq. in Piran – Exit and concerning the white marble ground of this large plaza which is a well-liked relax place for locals and vacationers alike. Seize a restaurant, watch the world go by, and simply soak up all of the cool breeze caused by the ocean close by. Some performances could be seen day and night time for those who’re fortunate. That is additionally a great place to eat and drink as there’s quite a lot of eating places and bars round. Within the middle of the sq. is the statue of the well-known violinist and composer named Guiseppe Tartini so don’t overlook to cease by the Tartini Home and its Memorial Room close by to study extra about him and his works. Close by Church buildings are additionally very fascinating.

2) From the Tartini Sq., go to the City Partitions – For under 2 Euros, you’ll be sure to see a 360-degree view of Piran from up above the hill. If climate permits, you can even get to see Croatia and Italy! Not unhealthy for a panoramic view, proper?

three) Go to the Church of St. George – Except for the fantastic structure, this Church can be residence to a well-known bell tower the place individuals can climb and get a panoramic view of Piran. It’s one other 2 Euros to climb it, by the way in which. There’s additionally a small museum right here which you need to see.

four) Go to the Magical World of Shells Museums – That is an uncommon museum that takes you deep underneath the ocean. They’ve a big specimen of shells, mollusks, pearls, crabs, snails, and sea stars from everywhere in the world. It is a very informative and academic cease in Piran 🙂

5) Chill out and swim on the Adriatic Sea – One cartwheel away from wherever you might be in Piran is the Adriatic Sea. It was nonetheless ‘heat for Europe’ after I obtained there so I took a dip within the ocean. It was beautiful! Too unhealthy I didn’t have my snorkeling gear with me :p

6) Go Diving! – For professionals and newbies alike, the underwater magnificence supplied by the Adriatic Sea can’t be missed in the summertime.


Resort Piran (Verify the Newest Room Charges Right here) hosted me for my total keep within the Slovenian Istria the place in addition they welcomed me of their sister resort Barbara Piran Seashore Resort & Spa (Verify the Newest Room Charges Right here) on my first night time after I arrived late from Vienna, Austria. I stayed of their new cabin overlooking the Adriatic Sea so it was excellent the following day I awoke! Listed below are the issues that I cherished about these two resorts:

1) The Barbara Piran Resort is exterior the Metropolis Middle – Being within the Metropolis Middle generally makes me really feel suffocated with all of the noise exterior so I favor to not be within the middle. The advantage of Barbara Piran Seashore Resort & Spa location is it’s distant from the Metropolis’s hustle and bustle however shut sufficient for a 15-minute stroll. In addition they have a pathway going straight to the coast! All of us want peace and quiet from time to time :p

2) It’s historic in itself – Resort Piran has been right here for the reason that 12 months 1913 and vacationer come all the way in which right here to get a glimpse of historical past

three) The Receptionist may be very educated concerning the city – Tjasa, the receptionist in Resort Piran, answered all my queries about city with ease! She was very accommodating, in addition to all the opposite workers and I like it 🙂

four) Resort Piran and Barbara Resort each have a direct entry to the seashore – Not solely that! They’ve their very own seashore chairs, towels, and resort assistants obtainable for his or her friends on a regular basis! (How I want they’ve some water actions too)

5) The food- Each resorts have massive and scrumptious breakfast which you’ll be able to get pleasure from inside or exterior. YUM! In addition they serve lunch and dinner. My favourite is their seafood pasta and egg with truffles!

6) The room for each hotels- I stayed in a pleasant and clear cabin overlooking the Adriatic Sea in Barbara Resort and it’s simply as stunning as the within whereas I had a lovely room on high of the of the ground with balcony for Resort Piran. There’s loads of pure gentle coming in and the pure breeze from the ocean and the sound of the waves are very comforting. As a lot as I wish to lie down and simply sleep the day away, the power from the surface simply comes dashing in. The ocean is inviting sufficient for me to leap in even when the water is slightly chilly for me (however heat for Europe) :p

Total, my journey right here was price it! I extremely encourage you to spend a few days right here to see what I imply ♡

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