In the northern part of Istria, above the Mirna River valley, lies surely the most famous and attractive Istrian medieval town of Motovun-Montona whose panoramic views of one of the famous symbols of the Istrian interior.
The Romanesque-Gothic bell tower serrated battlements of the 13th century to the Parish Church of St. Stephen from the 17th century. On the central square is the Romanesque Municipal Palace, the largest secular building in Istria of that period surrounded by many other historic buildings. Motovun-Montona has long been a very attractive and popular tourist destination so in there and Hotel Kastel is located in a former palace of the family Polesini.
Here are held numerous events, the most significant among them international Motovun film festival held in late July and attended by the famous film artists from around the world. Motovun-Montona is interesting for ballooning lovers, its favorable microclimate enables flying throughout the year and is Motovun-Montona hosts several ballooning events.
Motovun forest, which stretches along the Mirna River valley is especially rich in truffles, underground fungi which aphrodisiac. Istrian white truffles, whose season lasts from September to December are to be measured with the finest Italian and French truffles.
Porec is a city of culture, tourism, sport and entertainment. From a small seaside town has grown into an attractive tourist destination. Its attractive location allows you to visit other tourist destinations. Take a tour of its natural beauty such as the Baredine Cave, Mark Cave and Cave Pincinova. This city offers its guests a variety of opportunities in the field of sports such as tennis, beach volleyball, soccer, horseback riding, biking, walking and other sports that will enrich everyone's vacation.
Rovinj is located on the west coast of Istria, the city of romance and art. It has long been known as a city with a favorable climate, a long tradition and the Mediterranean atmosphere. Its surrounding area offers many opportunities for active recreation. The old part of the city is located on the peninsula surrounded by Venetian houses and cobbled streets.
Pula is a city rich in history and cultural monuments. It was built at the end of a beautiful bay and seven hills. A great tourist asset is perfectly preserved amphitheater, which is the sixth largest in the world. The indented coastline, crystal clear waters and beautiful beaches are one of the many reasons why tourists keep coming back to this historic city.
- The amphitheater - buildings where it begins and where it ends every tour. This is the most important and most famous monument of Pula. Construction began in the 1st century and was used for gladiator fights. In the Middle Ages there was once the knight tournaments and fairs and today there are summer cultural events.
- Retention of Augustus was built 27 years before our era by the Sergi family. Leaning against the walls and the gate, which are known as Porta Aurea. City walls and gates were demolished during the 19th century.
- Forum- central square of classical and medieval Pula. It was built in the 1st century BC and to be built should be backfilled seashore. and the northern part of the square there are two side and one central temple dedicated to Jupiter, Juno and Minerva.
- Hercules neck- are located between the two, medieval towers. Modest are built on top of barely recognizable carved head of Hercules and cudgel.
Umag is a city and port in Istria, which has the reputation of the Istrian sports center because for many years the host of the ATP tournament. In the past it was the summer residence of Roman times can be seen in the many Venetian houses in the old town. Umag is a favorite holiday destination with extraordinary excursion possibilities.