Wear the beekeepers protection suit that we provide for adults and children and inspect the hives. Spot the Bee Queen and the Drones, observe the Bee Workers during their work, browse through our Honey and Pollen storerooms, see the eggs insight the cells and learn how important organization is for the welfare of these social insects.
Experiential activities depend on the month of your visit to the hives.
- Honey harvesting in August
- New swamps making in March & April
- Beeswax isolation in September
- Raw honey bottling from September to November
- Creation of new frames for the hives in winter months etc.
Points of interest
- -Localization and placement of new bee clusters in beehives.
- -Maintenance of the bee population in the hives by inspecting the hives (inspecting the accumulated pollen on the back legs of the bees that enter the hive, the number of offspring in the hives etc) .
- -Frame preparation and fastening of a wax sheet onto them.
- -Preparation of new hives.
- -Traditional ointment made out of beeswax and olive oil workshop.
- -Honey bottling.
- -Candle making workshop.
- -Honey tasting.