Piran is a town situated in southwestern Slovenia on Gulf of Piran, Adriatic Sea. It is one of the 3 major towns of Slovenian Istria. Piran has medieval architecture, with compact houses and narrow streets. The town is the administrative centre of the local area and one of the major tourist attractions in Slovenia. Until the mid-20th century, the dominant language was Italian, but as demographics shifted it was replaced by Slovene.
In 2012 the total population of Piran was 4,090 inhabitants on an area of 0.7 km2 (0.3 ml2). The municipality had around 17,800 inhabitants in 2010 and covers an area of 45 km2 (17.4 ml2). The highest point is Baretovec pri Padni (289 m).
Piran is currently the most popular city on Slovenia's Adriatic coast. This busy scenic town, lying at the tip of narrow peninsula, has Venetian Gothic architecture, remains of 15th century town walls and history dating back to ancient Greeks. The Maritine Museum represents this sea linked history via antique model ships and folk paintings. Buildings of interest include the Court House, Town Hall and the Baroque Cistern which was used during the 18th century to store town's water. On a ridge above sea level is the Renaissance and Baroque Church of Saint George boasting marble altars and beautiful frescoes, free standing bell tower and octagonal Baptistry dating from 17th century.
The Piran cruise port map is interactive. It shows the port's exact location, along with the real-time cruise ship traffic (if any) in its vicinity - today, and right now. By zooming-out you can see other cruise ship ports located near Piran, Slovenia.
If you lose the Piran location on the map, simply reload the page (also with F5 button). This feature is integrated with the CruiseMapper's cruise ship tracker tracking the vessels' current positions at sea and in ports.
Port Piran cruise ship schedule shows timetable calendars of all arrival and departure dates by month. The port's schedule lists all ships (in links) with cruises going to or leaving from Piran, Slovenia. To see the full itineraries (ports of call dates and arrival / departure times) and their lowest rates – just follow the corresponding ship-link.
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