After meditating in peace while enjoying the breathtaking view of the surrounding landscape we head for Istria along the river Mirna canyon toward Grožnjan, the village of artists. On our way to Grožnjan, we will pass through the small hamlet of Ipši where there is a possibility to organize tasting and a tour of the family estate which has been producing virgin olive oil for more than 20 years and has won many gold medals for quality.
Grožnjan is located above the Mirna River valley on a hill above the sea level od 228 meters. It is famous for its small narrow streets packet with art galleries and workshops where you can buy traditional Croatian handicrafts. After a one-hour break in Grožnjan, we continue our journey toward Motovun.
The medieval town of Motovun with its walls is one of the best-preserved medieval towns in central Istria also famous for The Motovun Film Festival, a film marathon lasting for a few days in late July.
The first time the town of Motovun is mentioned as Montona which in Celtic origin means – Town in the hill). We will take a one-hour tour of the historic town center and along its city walls. A visit and tasting to Aura distillery can be arranged.
Our journey will end with a visit to the smallest town in the world, Hum.
On the way toward Hum, lunch can be organized in the Istrian tavern Kolinaši which offers traditional Istrian dishes.
You can visit the city of Hum’s museum or have the smallest cup of coffee and the smallest pancakes in the world in the local coffee shop.
After visiting Hum we return home.
The price includes transport, guidance, travel insurance, parking tickets
Tasting at Aura – Motovun
The price does not include:
Tasting at Ipša oil mill
A la carte lunch at the Kolinaši tavern
Museum tickets in the town of Hum