Motovun is probably the most beautiful and the most attractive medieval town in Istria. It is situated in northern part of Istria and known after famous Film Festival. Its skyline is recognizable and familiar symbol of Istria.
In its vicinity there is an ancient city forest rich with truffles, mushrooms of sublime taste, and on the slopes grapes for famous Istrian wines are grown. Motovun is known among today’s population of Istria as the city of Veli Jože, the good gentle giant who represents the Croatian people of Istria. The story written by Vladimir Nazor, one of the most important Croatian writers of the 20th century.