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Discover charming hilltop towns in Istrian inland

Experience the magic of lovely towns on top of the rolling hills in the interior of Istria! Each with its own fascinating story, amazing streets and sights, they are places where time seems to have stopped.

Motovun

Rising above the Mirna valley with the lush forest at the foot of its hill, the walled town of Motovun has an enchanting appeal. Walk along its stone paved streets and learn more about this best-preserved medieval fort in Istria.

Grožnjan

A particular favourite among artists, the quaint town of Grožnjan on top of a hill indeed has a special charm. Buzzing with performances especially in the summer, the town with its old houses and narrow cobbled streets creates an irresistible ambiance.

Oprtalj

Situated on the almost 400-metre high hill, the colourful town of Oprtalj dates back centuries. From the top of the old walls, you can enjoy an amazing view of the countryside and the seaside in the distance.

Buzet

The medieval town of Buzet is set on the top of a hill just above the Mirna river. Known as the town of the truffles, Buzet invites you to lose your way along its ancient streets and walls learning about its fascinating past all the while.

Labin

The vibrant town of Labin dating back more than two millennia is situated on the hilltop near Rabac. Climbing its historical belltower, you get to admire fabulous views of the countryside and the sea.

Explore the hilltop towns in Istrian inland and enjoy the breathtaking view of the countryside!