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Sežana [5] (Italian: Sesana) is a city and municipality in the Coast and Karst region of Slovenia. It has a population of 12,470. Sežana is the capital of the subregion Kras-Brkini and the headquarter of the Administrative Unit.

UnderstandEdit

  • Sežana Tourist Information Centre, Partizanska cesta 63, 6210 Sežana. Tel:+386 (0)5 73 10 128.

Get inEdit

By trainEdit

There used to be a train connection with Trieste, but it has been cancelled. If travelling from Trieste or elsewhere in Italy it is best to take a bus from Trieste to Sezana (about 20 minutes, €2).

By carEdit

Sežana is on the main A3 highway between Ljubljana and Italian border crossing (Fernetiči - Fernetti) and it's located near the border.

Get aroundEdit

The Lipica stud farm (the white lipizzaner horses) is about 6 km from the town center and railway station. There is no regular public transport. You can call a taxi, which costs €10.

SeeEdit

  • Škocjanske jame
  • Lipica
  • Botanic park Sežana
  • Štanjel

EatEdit

There are many restaurants, pizzas and fast foods in the city.

  • Hotel Tabor Restaurant (368 m), Kolodvorska ulica 4 SEŽANA (Sezana), +386 (0)5 7341817. 10 a.m. to 10 p.m..  edit
  • Gril Ekspres, Kosovelova ulica 1b, Sežana (Sezana). from 7 a.m. to 10. p.m.. (45.706089,13.870347) edit
  • Pizzeria & Spagheteria Cavallino, Partizanska cesta 25, Sežana, +386 (0)5 734 15 50. from 7 a.m. to 11 p.m..  edit


DrinkEdit

You will find many bars in all the city area.

  • Sedmi element bar, Partizanska cesta 7, SEŽANA (Sezana), +386 (0)70 703688. from 7 a.m. to 11. p.m.. (45.7089080811,13.8731794357) edit
  • Bar Clinton Sežana, Partizanska cesta 37a, Sežana (Sezana), +386 (0)5 7301 610. from 7 a.m. to 12 p.m.. (45.707341,13.869874) edit
  • Bar Krog Sežana, Partizanska cesta 71 e, Sežana (Sezana-Zahod). from 7 a.m to 12. p.m..  edit
  • Bar Vinjeta Cafe, Kosovelova 4b (Sežana). from 7 a.m. to 12 p.m..  edit


SleepEdit

There are many hotels in the city.

  • Garni hotel Rotar, "Lipiška, +386 05 730 27 00.  edit
  • Hotel Goldenpick, Partizanska cesta 117 (Sezana), +386 5 738 06 00, [1].  edit
  • Hotel Grahor, Dane pri Sežani 9 a, +386 5 731 20 61.  edit
  • Hotel Maestoso, Lipica 5, +386 5 7391 580, [2].  edit
  • Hotel Safir, Partizanska cesta 149, +386 (0)5 731 44 44, [3]. Hotel and Casino near the Italian border and the highway A3.  edit
  • Hotel Tabor (368 m), Kolodvorska ulica 4 (near the Sežana Railway Station), +386 5 7341551, [4]. checkin: noon; checkout: 10PM. Hotel with three stars.  edit

Get outEdit

The following places are all a short ways away from Sežana

  • Lipica, home of the Lipizzaner horses is about seven kilometers to the west (6 km)
  • Postojna and its cave system is a short drive east on the A1 (35 km)
  • The Slovenian coastal towns of Koper, Izola, Piran and Portorož are 50-60 minutes away by car heading west on the A1.
  • Trieste (Italy) is barely 17 km away (30 minutes by train and bus) and with frequent buses to the Slovenian and Croatian coast and boats to small towns on the Italian, Slovenian and Croatian coast it may be a good base for exploring the area.