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Motovun, Croatia
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Reviewed February 19, 2019 via mobile

Needed something to do for the day as it’s not much fun sunbathing in the rain! Be warned, it’s quite a hill! Wear comfy shoes & take some money to buy a drink at the top. You’ll also need a camera as the views from...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank lornawest10
Reviewed February 9, 2019 via mobile

I was there in the afternoon... I was very impress with this place is unique and romantic. I have found it as well very peaceful The views from the top are stunning. This is the smallest city in the world is worth it go around...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Llubi
Reviewed December 13, 2018

We did a detour to this hilltop village during our stay in Rovinj. We spent a night here. Enjoyed our evening walk around the Ancient City Walls which offered panoramic views of the valley surrouding this medieval hilltop village. Do get up early in the...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank ChloeW2212
Reviewed November 13, 2018 via mobile

This was a great choice for detour from Opatija and not going to Pula. Being here off season, not many tourists and staying at b&b was a great stop before going to Plitvice nationalpark. Best choice ever due to restaurant Montona Gallery where we spent...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank sugarything
Reviewed November 9, 2018

If you've been to Tuscany, then you know what to expect - but without the crowds. Motovun is quiet, pleasant, plenty of bars, restaurants and great views over the surrounding countryside. you can walk round the town walls for a small fee - which goes...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 20, 2018

Motovun is one of the most popular of Istria's medieval hilltop villages - but most visitors come on a day trip only, whereas we stayed for a fortnight and had a really lovely holiday. We were so glad we chose Motovun, as it's lively but...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank annaheussaff
Reviewed October 17, 2018

We came here on a day trip after visiting Grožnjan, and we wished we had spent more time in Grožnjan and skipped Motovun. It's old and historic but we found nothing charming about it. It's more of a tourist trap. First we had to pay...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank glennr2
Reviewed October 11, 2018

Due to the high position of the town all visiting traffic is forbidden and must park in a designated parking lot. You then board a small shuttle bus plying between the parking lot and the base of Motovun. Transfers take about ten minutes. Leaving the...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank peter m
Reviewed October 4, 2018

This was our first stop in our car trip through Croatia. This town up on the hill is very scenic. Make sure you visit the nearby Benvenuti Vina nearby.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Niles E
Reviewed September 26, 2018

Its a nice hilltop with a nice view of the surroundings and its worth dropping and visit. You can also buy lots of truffel products

Date of experience: September 2018
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Response from Blanej00 | Reviewed this property |
We were in Istria in 2017 so we did not encounter the road closure.
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Response from Dragan K | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, didn't write that "Pod voltom" is in Morovun.