Church of St Clement
Just behind Punta lighthouse, the round, serrated tower of the Church of St Clement (originally built in the 13th century but altered...
Organises shore and boat-guided dives, runs PADI open-water courses and hires equipment. A 'discover scuba diving' course is €60.
Trg 1 Maja
Trg 1 Maja (1st May Square) may sound like a socialist parade ground, but it was the centre of Piran until the Middle Ages, when it was...
Classy Riva Piran is the best waterfront seafood restaurant and is worth patronising. It has the strip's best decor and sea views.
Punta Lighthouse information
Punta, the historical ‘point’ of Piran, still has a lighthouse, but today’s is small and relatively modern. Attached to it, however, is the round, serrated tower of the Church of St Clement , which evokes the ancient beacon from which Piran got its name. The church was originally built in the 13th century but altered 500 years later; it has a lovely (though decrepit) stuccoed ceiling.