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Bee Garden experience

Find out all about the Api world of bees

The buzz on honey

Add another distinctive and truly memorable activity to your stay on the island of Crete or in Western Mani in the Peloponesse. Come and join us for a visit at a bee garden right at the foot hills of the White Mountains on Crete or Mount Taygetos in Messinia. Try the honey and be amazed by the creativity of bees.

During spring the slopes and meadows  the mountains are blossoming with thyme and other flowering herbs. This is the time that some of the best honey in the world is harvested! The Bee Garden Workshop is the perfect trip to find out all about how it is made.

The Bee Garden Experience

  • Region: West Crete – Chania, Messinia – West Mani
  • Duration: 2+ hours
  • Time: Fridays at 11:00 am or arranged upon request
  • Price per person: Contact us for rates and info
Highlights
  • Discover thyme honey, one of the signature products of Greece.
  • Learn first-hand how honey is produced.
  • Spend time with the beekeeper, walk through the bee hives overlooking the sea and enjoy the buzzing sounds of the bees as they come and go from their crowded homes.
  • Pick some herbs, investigate the local flora and discover the different stages and secrets of honey production.
  • Try some honey directly form the bee hive then end your morning with some local cuisine.
What’s included
  • Visit to the bee garden with demonstration by the bee keeper
  • Honey sampling
  • Protective hats
  • Traditional nibbles, coffee and local firewater!
Bring your own

Please wear a long sleeve shirt/top and closed shoes. Choose light coloured clothes.

Do not use any perfume or deodorants with strong aromas on the day

Location
How to Book

Just send us an email or call us and let us know
about your requirements.