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Hilltop Walled Ancient City of Motovun

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“walk up” (14 reviews)
“old town” (18 reviews)
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Motovun, Croatia
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Get away from the throngs on the Coasts of Istria and enjoy this Tuscan like mountain town. The town is well preserved. Stunning views from the ramparts, and a fine square. The town oozes atmosphere. The locals are really friendly and there's plenty of very...More

Thank soularch
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Beautiful views ja pretty houses. Hard climbing up to hill, but children liked it. Little kittens all over the place, which was joyable for kids.

Thank Mia33100
Reviewed 1 week ago

It's been since the mid-80's since been there and noticed a lot of hotels have opened up. But the view looking up at Motovun and 360 views from above make it worthwhile.

Thank mushihnl
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The town itself is very nice and has a medieval atmosphere. It is focused a lot on the truffle industry.

Thank Eliška J
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This medieval hill town was built on a 1st century Roman site, then belonged to a Bishop in the 10th & 11th century; then Venetians for several hundred years. Its solid city walls are still intact today, and used as a walkway with unique views...More

Thank wwalleigh
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The is one of the old mountain villages in Istria. The views from there are beautiful and it is fun to walk around the old streets. Truffles grow nearby so many items on the restaurant menus are made with truffles.

Thank travellerLPM
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited in early July. No crowds. Really beautiful spot. Compact with nice restaurants and galleries. Darijana Mocibobi is an excellent gallery with works by the owners husband and daughter. Recommend.

Thank Johnandrewriley
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We actually stayed here for three nights. At first I thought the town was too quiet. At night it seemed deserted. However we came to live the quietness at night and during the day the town was filled with life. Lots of artists and little...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited Motovun with Demian Sem from Istranka Tours as part of a 4 day tour of Slovenia/Croatia. We arrived in early morning and walked up to the hilltop city. It was a nice walk up and many store owners were encouraging us to stop...More

Thank Scott H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My other half and I visited Motovun one morning from Pula. It was only about an hour or so's drive. As you arrive by car you can see the little town on the top of the hill - first challenge, how do you get up...More

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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.