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Sežana is a city and municipality in the Coast and Karst region of Slovenia. It has a population of 5,700 people in 2016. Sežana is the capital of the subregion Kras-Brkini and the headquarter of the Administrative Unit.


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  • Sežana Tourist Information Centre, Partizanska cesta 63, 6210 Sežana. +386 5 73 10 128.

Get in[edit]

By train[edit]

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 car[edit]

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

Get around[edit]

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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.

  • Taxi Tirič, Sežana, cell: +386 41 62 13 47
  • Taxi Kras, Sežana, cell: +386 40 23 34 90


Sežana Botanical Garden
  • Škocjanske jame
  • Lipica
  • Sežana Botanical Garden
  • Štanjel




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

  • Hotel Tabor Restaurant (368 m), Kolodvorska ulica 4 (Sezana), +386 5 7341817. 10:00-22:00.
  • 1 Gril Ekspres, Kosovelova ulica 1b (Sezana). 07:00-22:00.
  • Pizzeria & Spagheteria Cavallino, Partizanska cesta 25, +386 5 734 15 50. 07:00-23:00.


You will find many bars in all the city area.

  • 1 Sedmi element bar, Partizanska cesta 7 (Sezana), +386 70 703688. 07:00-23:00.
  • 2 Bar Clinton Sežana, Partizanska cesta 37a (Sezana), +386 5 7301 610. 07:00-00:00.
  • Bar Krog Sežana, Partizanska cesta 71 e (Sezana-Zahod). 07:00-00:00.


There are many hotels in the city.


Go next[edit]

The following places are all a short ways away from Sežana

  • Lipica, home of the Lipizzaner horses is about 7 km 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.

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