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Hilltop Towns

Nestled amid the picturesque Istrian landscape, the hilltop towns of Motovun and Grožnjan are quintessential examples of the region's timeless charm and rich cultural heritage.

Motovun, perched on a hill overlooking the Mirna River Valley, is famous for its well-preserved medieval walls and its elegant Romanesque-Gothic architecture. As you wander its cobblestone streets, you'll encounter artisan shops, charming eateries, and breathtaking vistas of the surrounding vineyards. Motovun is renowned for its annual Film Festival, attracting cinephiles from around the world.

Grožnjan, often referred to as the "Town of Artists," is a haven for creativity. Its medieval streets are lined with art galleries and studios, showcasing the works of local and international artists. The town exudes a bohemian atmosphere that's complemented by its stunning hillside location and panoramic views of the Istrian countryside.

Both Motovun and Grožnjan offer a taste of Istria's rich gastronomy, with rustic trattorias serving delectable truffle-infused dishes and regional wines. Their timeless ambiance, artistic spirit, and gastronomic delights make these hilltop towns a must-visit for travelers seeking a true Istrian experience.

PRICE: 250€/per person

Included: Tasting of olive oil, wine and istrian brandy, lunch, all entrance fees, local tour guide, transport van
Duration: Approximately 7 hours
Physical demand: Easy, suitable for all age groups