Strunjan Landscape Park
MANAGEMENT Public Institute Landscape Park Strunjan
INTERESTED CITIES Strunjan, Izola, Piran
TOTAL AREA AND ZONING 4,3 km2 (1.060 acres)
LOCATION The Strunjan peninsula is an area known for its unique natural and cultural heritage. The Peninsula’s northern side is exceptional owing to its huge flysch cliff, geological phenomena, sub-Mediterranean vegetation and diverse marine species and habitat types. Its southern slopes, turned into arable terraces, gradually descend towards the Stjuža lagoon and Strunjan salt-pans, creatin a unique entitry of high cultural, aesthetic and natural values.
The unique interlasinc of different natural environments of the Stjuža lagoon and Strunjan salt-pans, from underwater meadows to tamarisk stands, is an important habitat of numerous plant and animal species, and also an example of successful cohabitation of natue and man.
The area of the Strunjan Landscape park is known for its slat-making, fishing and particularly agricultural tradition. Its inhabitants built their houses and outbuildings in sheterd places, used their valleys and sunward slopes for agricultural purposes and thus cocreated the characteristic and unique image od Strunjan cultural landscape.
CONTACTS Pacug 10 6320 Portoroz
Marko Starman, Director. Tel: 08/2051881
Dejan Putrle, Tel: 08/2051882
Brina Knez, Tel: 08/2051880
Samanta Makovac, Tel:08/2051883
Fax: 05 6746980