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Melipap Apiary

Crete

Chania

Duration

2 h

Availability

Up to 20 persons

Guided Tour

Up to 20 persons

Overnight Stay

Not provided

Active Months

Mar, Apr, May, Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep, Oct, Nov, Dec

Description

Antonis Papayannakis is a nomad beekeeper based in Polemarchi, Chania, since 1990. He specializes in producing thyme honey and pollen. His beekeeping unit consists of approximately 160 beehives. Visitors can participate in a beehive tour, donning beekeeper gear to inspect the hives, taste fresh honey, and discuss the nutritional value of honey and pollen, as well as the role of bees in the ecosystem. Honey and pollen are available for purchase.

Tour and Tasting

Embark on a captivating journey into the world of honeybees at our picturesque honeybee garden in Polemarhi village, Crete. Explore the inner workings of a beehive on our guided tour, donning a beekeeper’s hat and veil. Experience the pure sweetness of honey straight from the comb and gather bee pollen from our specialized collector. Then, join us for a traditional Cretan honey tasting experience at our home, sampling delicacies like pasteli and rakomelo alongside honey. Engage in enlightening discussions about the nutritional value of honey and the crucial role of bees in the ecosystem. It’s a journey of discovery and flavor you won’t soon forget.

Optional Services

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Products

Honey, bee pollen

Tour Languages

Greek, English
From: €28.00
per person

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