400 year old tree on the edge of the Bialowieza Primeval Forest, a UNESCO World Heritage Site in the southwest corner of Poland on the border with Belarus. It has been admired by locals as well as tourists for centuries.

2nd place and 3rd place:


Link to the award ceremony that took place March 22 in Brussels and photos of the 15 trees in the contest:


Article in the Polish News: “Dunin Oak became the European Tree of the Year 2022

Winners in prior years: