Motovun has become a major tourist attraction due to its recognizable medieval shape and great climate. Visitors enjoy walking through the medieval streets, taking in views from the city walls and exploring the countryside through various bike and walking trails. The natural beauty of the place leaves no one indifferent and it is a perfect place for those who love nature and adventures. Photo: Martin Močibob

Walking trails

The Motovun area has many thick forests, lush green meadows and paths which give the visitor the opportunity to enjoy the beautiful nature and its unique flora and fauna.

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Bike trails

There are three bike trails in the Motovun area which have been marked:

1. Voćni put (Fruit Trail)

2. Stara ferata (Old railway)

3. Veli Jože

 Bike maps :  OVDJE


 Rent a bike: 



 T. +385/ 95 / 832 1795 Barbara

     +385/ 91 / 587 2847 Andrej

In 2012 Motovun got an official take-off site. Therefore, everyone who enjoys adventure is welcome to take off. :-)

Motovun Paragliding



Join us to spend relaxing day out, feeling free on a Vespa scooter ride.
Soak up the nature and historic sites of the unique Istrian hilltop towns ...
Try local products, have a lunch and drink at local tavern ...
Come and enjoy the great day out on a laid back and relaxing day tour with Vespa scooters, small groups, friendly and personal approach - be treated as a friend not just any tourist.


  • Small group tour with personal approach
  • Relaxing day out
  • Drive the Vespa scooters trough nature on panoramic roads in Istrian inlands
  • Visit 4 of the best hilltop towns in Mirna river valley
  • Cruise along hills and valleys of Istria throe olive trees, vineyards, stunning views
  • Lunch in local tavern
  • Taste truffles (most expensive mushroom ever), taste olive oil from nearby hills, honey products, vine and local food





tel and fax: +385/ 52 /681 970                                

Mob: +385/ 95 / 832 1795 Barbara

           +385/ 91 / 587 2847 Andrej

Truffle hunting

Discover Motovun Truffle – organized trip to a forest near Motovun on a truffle hunt / a guided walk


Kanal 27, MOTOVUN



T. + 385 (0) 98 / 219 607
    + 385 (0) 91 / 523 0321

Cultural and educational center

We offer our visitors:

• tasting of freshly prepared homemade bread and pasta

• tour of the center

• demonstration of grain grinding using a water powered stone mill

• pasta making workshop (available with prior announcement)

• discount at Restaurant „Kaštel“ – homemade local food prepared in a modern way

A colorful, vivid and sometimes turbulent history is what the little town of Motovun is made of. A pioneer of music printing was born here and the inventor of ship propeller lived and worked here. In trepidatious times of Second World War an automobilistic ace to be, spent his childhood in Motovun. From Motovun forest, passing by a railroad station in the foothill of Motovun, to the highest point – belltower which the giant Great Joze shook – let us take you on an unforgettable journey through magical (hi)story of Motovun. This story is called „Motovun: A History in Motion“.

If you want to learn more about all of this things in one place, then the Cultural and educational center Kastel is the place to be. Interactive and multimedial, and playing with Your senses, read about, hearabout, and, at our homemade pasta and delicacies workshop, even taste a bite of Motovun's rich history.

Cultural and educational center Kastel (Boutique hotel Kastel)
Trg Andrea Antico 7, Motovun

Tel:                       +385 52 681 607