The main feature that makes Lun a unique place in the world are it’s olive groves.
There are 80 000 olives in Lun area of which 1500 wild and experts have estimated the age of some of them over 1500 years.
This area of 24 hectares is unique in the Adriatic and one of the three in the world; in 1963 it was protected and proclaimed botanical park. You can visit the park doing 2 km of walk and the entrance cost 15 kuna (€2) for each.
Olive oil production in this area probably began in the 16th century with the arrival of the first settlers; the harvest was done manually, and the oil was made from wild olives by manual crushing. While in recent times olives are still picked by hand, but the production has modernized.
In the best years the tree of this size can provide up to 300 kg of fruit.
This watering site was build by the beginning of 17th century and it was in many dry seasons the only source of fresh water both for people and animals.
After the building of the first water tanks it became an animal drinking site and was also used as a source of laundry washing water.