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Maggical attraction

Due to its location, hardworking and hospitable people, mild climate and unforgettable Istrian landscape, Motovun is a town worth coming back to because of its magical attraction – you are allowed to be enchanted.

Motovun

If you want to spend your holidays in a quiet and romantic medieval town and enjoy traditional food and premium quality wines in numerous restaurants, wine cellars and konobas Motovun is the best place for you. On the other hand, for those who prefer sport and recreation to hedonism Motovun and its surrounding offer a wide range of activities.

In the heart of the Istrian peninsula lies one of the most beautiful and quaint little towns… Motovun. From its location on the top of a hill, you will see a magnificent view of the Mirna River Valley, vast rows of vineyards, and the famous Motovun forest, rich in the widely renowned white truffles.

Motovun

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The layout of the town is oval in shape, and you will find well preserved city walls dating from the Middle Ages, the city palace, the town lodges, and the parish church of St. Stephen.

Strolling down the cobble stoned streets, your mind takes you back to the days of the Middle Ages, the Renaissance and Baroque period of history. Many of the buildings and palaces bear familial coats of arms. Many artists have found their inspiration in Motovun where for centuries people have been retelling fairy tales, stories and legends of giants and fairies, which are still believed to visit this mystical hill.

Dragon’s furrows

According to recent data Motovun is situated at the crossroads of the so called “Dragon’s furrows”, earth’s meridians which are said to have a soothing and relaxing effect and encourage creativity and enhance meditation.

Well-known citizens of Motovun were Andrea Antico, a famous Renaissance composer, Josef Ressel, the inventor of the ship screw, Mario Andretti, the legendary race car driver and the Formula 1 world champion in 1978 as well as the winner of the “Indianapolis 500″.

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