Motovun is a captivating ancient walled village in central Istria scattered with clusters of Romanesque and Gothic buildings. Hilltop villages are not to be missed with their cobbled streets and crenellations, not to forget the fantastic views. Perched high on a hill in the Mirna River valley, overlooking stunning landscapes streching for miles and timeless views over the wistful valley. Many people come to Motovun to explore its dark and mysterious forests, stopping to take part in some truffle picking along the way. The area is also known for its fertile soils in producing excellent food and wine. Motovun is also famous for its popular film festival, which takes place every summer and is a hit with tourists and locals a like. Motovun in Istria borders with Italy and Slovenia and can be visited as part of a longer multi-centre holiday to Croatia and its neighbouring countries.