Croatia Unknown Motovun

In Istria, northern peninsula more big Croatia, overlooking the Valley of the Mirna River, is the best-known and, probably, more attractive medieval city of Istria, Motovun.Lugar of great historical wealth that stands on a hill 300 meters on which beautiful landscapes can be seen. Its narrow streets retain a markedly medieval character. The Venetians fortified the town in the 14th century building two thick walls. Inside are important Gothic and Romanesque buildings. It is a place where multiple and varied artistic manifestations are also developed. In late July the Festival of independent cinema in Motovun attended by world famous artists. Access to the upper area of the town is done by a disnevilada ramp that leads to the door of the first wall.Surpassed the second door is accessed the Andrea Antico square, with a Venetian bell tower and the Church of San Esteban (Sveti Stjepan). Since there can be turned to the urban complex by the ramparts more high, noting the roofs of the houses and the fields on which stands.In the groves near the town, which extends along the Mirna Valley, grows the prized truffle istria, to which is attributed aphrodisiac properties. es. The quality of this white truffle of Croatia, which is harvested from September to December, is comparable to the best truffle from Italy or France and we can find it in a multitude of shops in the village. Sitting on a terrace of a cafe allows tourists to enjoy a sunset unique in Croatia over the Valley of the river Mirna. Original author and source of the article.