Motovun is a small medieval hilltop town located in the Istrian region of Croatia. It is situated on a hill overlooking the Mirna River valley, surrounded by vineyards, olive groves and forests. The town is known for its rich history, beautiful architecture and stunning views of the surrounding countryside.

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Motovun has a rich historical, cultural and traditional heritage, as it has been inhabited since prehistoric times and has been ruled by various civilizations throughout history. During the Middle Ages, it was an important fortress town, ruled by various feudal lords and later by the Venetians.

Today, Motovun is a popular tourist destination, known for its narrow cobbled streets, ancient walls and beautiful views of the surrounding countryside. Visitors can explore the town’s many historic buildings, including the 13th-century Romanesque-Gothic parish church of St. Stephen, the Renaissance-style Motovun Town Hall and the Venetian-style Motovun Gate.

The town is also known for its annual film festival, held every July, which attracts filmmakers, actors and movie enthusiasts from all over the world. Additionally, Motovun is renowned for its truffles, which grow in the surrounding forests and are used in many of the town’s restaurants and local dishes.

Tour type: half-day tour

Duration: 4 – 8 hours

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