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Motovun

Motovun

City in the mountain built seven centuries ago will delight you with it arhitecture and home made dishes with truffles.

Motovun is the best preserved medieval fortress of Istria peninsula. It is located on top of the very steep hill and in the foot of the hill flows river Mirna. The town's name is of Celtic origin, derived from the word Montona meaning city in the mountains. The city was built between the 14th and 17th century and it is a typical representative of the Venetian colonial architecture. In Croatia, Motovun is best known for its Motovun Film Festival, held each year at the end of July.


Trips containing this destination


The Magic of Istria tour

The Magic of Istria tour

Discover Istria often called Croatian Tuscany by New York Times journalists.

The Backroads of Croatia & Slovenia

The Backroads of Croatia & Slovenia

Discover the unique experience and authentic culture of Croatia and Slovenia. Our unique tour will take you off the beaten track to visit ancient sites, taste local delicacies and enjoy Croatia’s and Slovenia's inspiring scenery. Join us and experience the real Croatia and Slovenia.

Magic of the Adriatic - Venice to Dubrovnik

Magic of the Adriatic - Venice to Dubrovnik

Original Zagreb Tours tour from Venice to Dubrovnik. Italy, Slovenia, Montenegro and Croatia in thirteen amazing days along the stunning coastline. Join us and discover the magical beauty of the Adriatic.

The Alps and Adriatic

The Alps and Adriatic

Join us on our tour and discover some of the most beautiful places in Croatia and Slovenia in a relaxing and friendly way.

Istrian Odyssey

Istrian Odyssey

Discover Istria, the heart-shaped peninsula and Croatian Tuscany. This mystical and magical land of medieval hilltop settlements, romantic coastal towns and great food & wine, will inspire your body and soul for sure.