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Honeybees in Maremma

Honeybees in Maremma

Duration:2 timmar totalt
Includes:Drinkar och Utrustning
Languages:Erbjuds på Engelska och Italienska

Om din värd

Bees or the Maremma? How can we say what fascinated us most? My wife Ale and I moved from Padova, in the north-east of Italy, to Tuscany in 2000. Despite our Pedagogy and History degrees, we worked for 4 years on a beekeeping farm, where we learned how to approach this complex and wonderful activity. Finally we decided to set up on our own, so we bought 10 hectars of land and we planted an organic…
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Vad vi kommer att göra

We will get suited up in protective gear and you'll learn about the art of beekeeping. We will explore the wonderful world of the honeybees by snooping into real active beehives, handling the frames and introducing ourselves to "Her Majesty the Queen Bee". There will be plenty of opportunity to see how bees communicate by doing the waggle dance and witnessing the birth of a new worker bee. You…

Vad mer du bör veta

Your experience will be led by myself or by my wife Ale. We have been professional beekeepers for 18 years and we both speak English and Italian.

Vad jag skickar in

Drinks
Water and fruit juice
Equipment
Beekeeping suit

Vad man ska ha med sig

Light comfortable clothing
Long pants and long socks
Closed toe shoes
A change of clothes (you will sweat in the bee suit)
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309 kr per person
309 kr per person