The Old Olive Tree, the symbol of Bar, is the oldest tree in Europe,more than 2,242 years old.
It is located in the settlement of Mirovica, on the fifth kilometre from Bar to Ulcinj. This natural monument is older than any written monument about Bar and its inhabitants. The Old Olive Tree in Mirovica is a natural monument protected by law in 1963. The diameter of the tree is 10 metres.
According to the legend, conflicted families gathered around the olive tree to make peace with one another – hence the name Mirovica (“peace” translates to “mir”).
The entrance fee is charged EUR 1 and EUR 0.50 for children.
Opening hours: from 8 am to 6 pm throughout the year.