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Arboretum Tour

This half day tour lasts up to six hours. The tour will start on Pile for a tour of Old City Duubrovnik and a visit of up to two museums.

After the Old City tour we move onwards to a panorama trip to a wonderful vista point overlooking the City where you will be able to see the entire Dubrovnik panorama.

We continue the tour by taking you to another vista point on the Dubrovnik bridge from where you can see the whole port of Dubrovnik with big passanger ships berthed alongside, Lapad peninsula with its many orange roofs, and beyond the green Elaphite Islands.

We continue our trip by driving along the Adriatic coast overlooking the Elaphite Islands and we arrive to Trsteno.

Trsteno is a beautiful medieval town located 29 km (20 miles) off Dubrovnik. Trsteno is best known for the wonderful botannical beauty of its Arboretum, a Gothic-Renaissance garden of family Gučetić-Gozze centered around the summer residence from 1494.

The first stop of the guided tour of Trsteno is visit to the main chappel of St. Jeronimo. Then we continue by making a tour of the Villa and and we make a short stop in the pavillion with a breath-taking view of the Elaphite islands.

By continuing the tour you will enjoy the sight of the amazing architecture of Neptun's fountain and the old Trsteno Aquaduct.

The tour ends by a guided tour of the whole botannical garden.

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Dubrovnik - Did you Know?

1. Arboretum in Trsteno is listed in the English encyclopedia Botanica.

2. In the Croatian war for independace the Yugoslav Army launched a series of gunboat and air attacks on the Arboretum and set it ablaze. Luckily, the summer residence and the oldest part of the Arboretum were only partially damaged.

3. The pride of the arboretum are two Oriental planes located on the market place of Trsteno. They are 500 years old and unique in Europe. Oriental planes are also known as the Tree of Hypocrates.

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