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Hilltop Walled Ancient City of Motovun

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  • Excellent61%
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  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
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“walk up” (14 reviews)
“old town” (19 reviews)
“car park” (14 reviews)
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Motovun, Croatia
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Reviewed 2 days ago

This is a beautiful little town with great views of the valley below. All of the people there are very friendly and proud of their little town on the mountain. We enjoyed the small museum and the two young people working the desk were very...More

Thank 467abigailp
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were on a small tour called the Hill Towns of Istria, yet were quite pleasantly surprised at the charming and scenic hills with fortified towns scattered throughout this area. We spent some time in Motovun (and you don't need more than a few hours),...More

Thank Travelfan
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If it’s a cloudy day and you can’t go to the beach then visit Motovun. There is a parking (20kn) and a bus (20kn) at the foot of the hill. The prices are suitable for a tourist place like that. You can buy truffles and...More

Thank Damiana M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Do plan to walk around when visiting Motovun. The views over the valley below are spectacular. Plan to eat here too, and spend a relaxing day.

Thank Winesnobs_Two
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This ancient, walled town is a must if you are traveling through Istria or biking the Parenzana bike trail. It's up a moderately steep I km road from the bike trail with lots of good restos with great views over the valley. Be sure to...More

Thank John C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The city of Motovun is quite small but really interesting. It's perched on a hilltop right in the centre of the Istrian peninsula. The views are spectacular in every direction. Nice little places to shop & have some refreshments too

Thank C_and_H_11
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We visited Motovun and were not disappointed by the views. They are beautiful. However, the town itself was rundown and shabby...sort of a depressing feel to it. Ride the bus up from parking lot, enjoy the view and leave town for Restaurant Vela Vrata in...More

2  Thank Rebecca S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Head here early if you can, the tourists arrive in coaches later in the day. We arrived at 11am and missed most of them, as we left around 2pm they were all coming up. There is a car park at the bottom of the hill...More

Thank greenpanther30
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It is quite a steep walk even from the shuttle drop off. The village is interesting with some nice restaurants and good quality souvenirs.

Thank BarryHgo
Reviewed 16 September 2017

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

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