This wide oval square is the center of the city, with the best buildings around it, and with the other attractions at short distance in all directions.Its placed was formerly occupied by the port, but the bad smells that affected town hall, built in 1872, and sanitary reasons, justified that, in 1984, it was filled in, building the large square.In 1896, a monument celebrating Guiseppe Tartini, a famous violinist born 200 years before in Piran, was erected in the centre of the square, by the Venetian artist Antonio del Zotto.
No surprise that the local children are invited to enjoy the place.
St Peter church
First of May square
The oldest building in town is this Venetian house, in Tartiniev square. dating from the 15th century.
There's a relief under the second floor windows, that refer to some loving adventures of the owner, not very well accepted by the population.
Well, that was his problem, his house was nice (and rich, and that's why the population that may only try to copy, or... just give an idea
Address: Tartinijev Trg, Piran
As in most places in Adriatic coast, "beach" is a forced word to identify some artificial accesses to the sea.
Piran is no exception, and the bathing area, with a clear and calm water, is only accessible diving from the piers or descending the stairs.
Though the weather was inviting, we didn't try the water.
Well... Fernanda did, with her left foot.