The fairytale-like village utterly conquers your heart at the first glance just as you drive by onto your holiday villa in Motovun area. The selection of villas in Motovun
will pool offers an amazing opportunity for you to spend magical vacation and explore the area with much to see. Solitary or close to the village surely your luxury villa lies with spectacular panoramic view over the hill tops around Motovun village and grassy forest green hills looming over the imprinted Mirna river.
Driving through Motovun forest in river Mirna valley will lead the way to the mountainous drive that ends right at the steep pedestrian walk at the entry of Motovun village
. 270m above the sea level this central Istrian village was a medieval town built once upon a time on the site of the ancient Castelleiri town. Only a bunt of around 500 people live in the houses scattered all over Motovun hill. The gates remember their rulers by hiding several coat-of-arms right on the wall as you walk by. Intact solid walls preserved from Venetian times, serve even today as a walkway wherefrom the consuming views to all four sides of Istria are just breathtaking.
Divided in three parts, the town is connected by the system of internal and external fortifications, towers and gates containing elements of Romanesque, Gothic, and Renaissance style, a typical example of Venetian colonial architecture, both, an art historian’s and architect’s delight.
With Roxanich winery, and Livade, the home of truffle, right at the doorstep, it is easy to let go, and taste numerous awarded wines combined with perfect meals embracing the specific taste of white or black truffle.
Legend says that Motovun is home of the famous Istrian giant called Veli Joze
. The main story line centered around Motovun hilltop where Joze would sit and, as he was so huge, his legs would dip right into Mirna River.
What awaits you during your vacation in Motovun
Holiday in Motovun is always an option, year around from precious film festival to truffle festivals, little shops with homemade products, romantic cafes, and excellent wineries, you are to enjoy anytime. Don’t forget:
• Wonderful Istria countryside;
• Exquisite pool villas in the Motovun area;
• Panoramic views, deep forests, river Mirna valley;
• Romantic hilltop village of Motovun;
• Excellent location for daytrips around;
• Largest selection of villas in Motovun and nearby.
To indulge in this precious pearl, find a villa from the marvelous selection of our holiday villas in Motovun or nearby, right here in our listing. Picking the right villa for your vacation is a job half way already done. The heated pool villa, a restored old house, with a breeze of history, beautiful green trimmed garden, fully equipped outside kitchen, and panoramic views everywhere you turn, is just at your fingertips, waiting for you to start your relaxed holiday
in Motovun right now.
Start enjoying the magnificent land of Istria, right on the hilltop of its undiscovered pearl Motovun, and create a memory you will never forget. Relax, have fun, discover new places from the perfect second home in Motovun. Visit places in Istria
, spread your wings and embrace the new, but at the end of the day return in your own private sanctuary to recharge and calm just for another exciting adventures tomorrow brings. Weather you wonder around or simply stay in and chill.
BEAUTIFUL MOTOVUN IS WAITING FOR YOU.
Things to see…
• Medieval walls;
• Gothic bell tower;
• St. Stephen’s Parish Church;
• Municipal palace;
• The Tower;
Things to do…
• Sop the magnificent views;
• Walk the village;
• Motovun Film Festival;
• Enjoy little shops;
• Buy art and truffles;
• Paraglide above the hilltop;
• Truffle hunting;
• Cycling along Mirna river;
• Roxanich winery;
• Hot air balloon competitions.
START YOUR HOLIDAY NOW!