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The Routes of the Honey following the river

Macedonia

Drama

Duration

5 h

Availability

Up to 20 persons

Guided Tour

Up to 20 persons

Overnight Stay

Not provided

Active Months

May, Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep, Oct

Description

“To Meli tis Arkoudas” (“The Bear’s Honey”) is a small family-owned apiary facility that has been active since 1950.

It is located at Paranesti village (Prinolofos area, near the town of Drama) in the Rodopi Mountains. The virgin forest of Fraktos, unique in Greece and perhaps the most balanced natural ecosystem in Europe, is located here. In this beautiful natural environment we encounter the richest flora of Greece, from alpine meadows and spruce forests on the slopes of the Rodopi Mountains to the coasts of Eastern Macedonia, Thrace, and Thassos, where more than 4,500 plant species thrive. Most of them are melliferous and polleniferous. Our facility is situated 80km from the island of Thassos and 60km from the forest of Fraktos. The collection of honey starts from the Rhodopi mountains and reaches the pine forests of Thassos.

ACTIVITY DESCRIPTION 

Embark on an extraordinary expedition as we follow the winding river on foot, guided by the industrious bees themselves. Discover the hidden secrets of their remarkable journey, unlocking a world of wonder and gaining profound insight into the intricate harmony of nature.

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Products

Honey, pollen, royal jelly, natural bee wax, propolis, natural cell regeneration cream, pasteli with honey, rakomelo, spread of honey & hazelnut paste, black garlic with honey, honey nut spreads, chocolate types with honey

Tour Languages

Greek , English

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