Honey tasting Mycenae
In Greek “Mele”(μέλι) is the word for honey…. & “Melissa”(μέλισσα) is the word for honey bee.
Greek Honey, or the “Nectar of the Gods”, for over 3,000 years is one of the top products in Greece-Hellas.
Learn, experience, taste.
Many of you have heard or perhaps have tasted Greek honey, so you are familiar with it’s colors, variety, and tastes. If not, don’t miss it! If you love honey, then you will want to know about Greek honey.
We have chosen for you the best places in our area with the finest honey to taste and not only the honey itseld but meals-dishes handmade and based on honey!
Ηoney from Greece is considered to be some of the finest honey in the world. Variables such as unlimited summer sun, the biodiversity of the Greek countryside plus the rich variety of Greek flora which includes more than 850 species found nowhere else in the world! Earth scientists and botanists consider Greece a country with the richest flora in the Mediterranean basin, over 7,500 different species of herbs, plants, wild flowers and trees. Thus, with this magnificent array of nature’s blessings, the bees give us multiple types of Greek honey which is its claim to popularity and fame. Now, maybe you are starting to understand the pride in the country’s honey and its top position in the world market.
In Greece, 12,000 tonnes of honey are produced annually. The vast majority of forest honey production involves pine honey, fir honey and oak honey. What is peculiar to these types of honey is that they do not crystallise and that they have high nutritious value due to their high content in trace elements (potassium, sodium, magnesium, iron etc).
Greek honey in particular boasts high vitamin, enzyme, amino acid and mineral content
If you are planning to visit Epidaurus, Mycenae, Olympia don’t left out this experience from your program!
** This visit at the bee farm in Argos surroundings, is a perfect combination if you would like to visit Ancient Mycenae:
What you will do:
- Visit family run business at the suburbs of Argos-Guided tour to their facilities
- Enjoy outdoor lunch or picnic with the fresh sourced organic products recipes based in honey
- Visit the unknown city of Argos and enjoy your coffee or ice cream downtown or visit famous local monastery with monks
Duration : About 2h
When?All year round
Type of tour:Private
Meeting point :Your hotel or other upn request
Included: Guided tour to a family run business with honey, guided tour to a nearby monastery or in the unknown theater of Argos city, honey tasting, transportation, local English speaking guide,private driver.
Depends on season and how many persons are you. Please contact us: firstname.lastname@example.org
Departure/Return LocationFilellinon Square or your hotel
Dress CodeAvoid wearing black and yellow clothes because it Will attract the bees
IncludedLocal, English speaking tour escortphotographs from the tour
Not IncludedLicensed tour guide