The Istrian Peninsula

Istria: Tiny Slovenia's tiny coastline

From the city, take a day trip to the Adriatic coast and the tiny ancient port town of Piran on the Istrian Peninsula(most of which is Croatian).

The flavor of this overgrown fishing village is decidedly Italian, with pasta and fish on the menus and Venetian architecture on the buildings—little wonder, as Venice controlled this region throughout most of its history, with just a few Austro-Hungarian interruptions.

Pop into the Cantina Klet on Piran’s Prvomajski Square, order a $1 glass of wine or Union beer, breathe the sea air, and get a taste of the Europe that used to be.

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This article was by Reid Bramblett and last updated in December 2011.
All information was accurate at the time.

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