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Hilltop Walled Ancient City of Motovun

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“old town” (19 reviews)
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Motovun, Croatia
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Reviewed 5 days ago

If you only have time you see one mountain village in Istria, Motovun is it. Grand views of the surrounding countryside. At least one excellent restaurant with magnificent shaded views, excellent wine, and outstanding cuisine with black truffles. TIP: arrive before 10am to snag a...More

Thank Jeff B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you are driving around the hilltop towns in Istria Motovun should be on your agenda for the views. You can do a full circuit around the town's wall in around 10 mins. Nice square to stop for drink or lunch and a few shops...More

1  Thank Jasmine101Surrey
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a touristy area, but so is all of a Istria, so if you are in Istria, check out this lovely little town. The hike is steep and the walkways are very, very uneven with many holes. Keep this in mind before venturing out....More

Thank Youneke
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

If you like knights and everything from the middle ages you have heat the heartbeat of this place. And the small shops for tartufi. And you won't let go.

Thank pavel r
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Loved this mountain top village, full of history and beautiful architecture, not to mention sweeping views of the wonderful countryside! Not to be missed.

Thank Terri B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

From afar this looks like a setting from Beauty and the Beast. From inside, it looks like a setting from Beauty and the Beast. Looking outward, same thing! It is really quite lovely. It is a chore to get there. Winding roads, thin roads. Then...More

Thank shari w
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Fantastic place with breathetaking view! Ancient roads, old buildings and tasty truffles..lovely combination for a small break from a seaside.

Thank pozi20162016
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Motovun is a charming old and well preserved village in the beautiful part of nothern Istria.To access it, you have to park beneath the village, and then using the bus going up to the entrance. From there it is quite a steep walk through the...More

Thank Noam L
Reviewed 5 August 2017

More touristy than I had thought, but still very enjoyable. Parking for HRK 20 for a day per car. Outstanding place for buying or trying local truffles.

Thank JonDoe04134
Reviewed 3 August 2017

Old walled town on the top of a hill, surrounded by forest and packed with lovely bars and restaurants. Driving up feels like something out of a fantasy novel. Absolutely beautiful!

Thank tomH74792
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10 February 2015|
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Response from Dragan K | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, didn't write that "Pod voltom" is in Morovun.