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From the woods...to the beehive

Workshop to learn about bees, wood, and the construction of a beehive

starting from 10
Activity time 2 hours
Participants min. 1 - max. 15
04 December - 01 April 2024
each Monday, Tuesday, Friday - 14:00-16:00
WHAT TO EXPECT/ACTIVITY DESCRIPTION

Immerse yourself in the notes of the wood and its several functions and discover its supply chain, from the origins to the construction of a beehive. During the laboratory you will get to know the world of bees, how to build a beehive and how it is managed. Together with us you will create a handmade souvenir to take home with you. And finally, you will taste our honey and jams.

INTERESTING FACTS/INFO

An educational beehive to admire the complex social life of bees and the roles of each one of them. You can discover all the secrets of the queen bee and learn about the role that each bee plays within the hive. The wood used comes from Val di Sole; you can touch it and understand how it was used in the past and how it has evolved over time.

WHO ARE WE

The Casa dell'Ape, or ‘Bee House’ farm, in Ortisè was set up for the love of bees and nature! It has been specialised in building beehives, beekeeping and locally grown vegetables for over 20 years.

Experience Info

  • Rainy day activity
  • Family-friendly
  • Half-day activity
Purchase experience

3 reasons

why this experience is worth it

1
You will build with your own hands a wooden object that you can take home as a souvenir of your holiday in Val di Sole
2
WOW Panorama: at 1500 meters of altitude, it will feel like you can touch the peaks and the sky with your fingertips.
3
At the end of the experience, you will have the opportunity to taste our delicious honeys and jams produced during the summer.

Casa dell'Ape

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Experience Info

  • Rainy day activity
  • Family-friendly
  • Half-day activity

Calendar

04.12.2023 - 01.04.2024 14:00-16:00
Each monday, tuesday, friday

Where

Marilleva Mezzana - Ortisé

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Experience Info

All the info you need

Price

€ 10 for adults
€ 8 for children aged 5-14
Free for children aged 0-4

€ 10 for adults
€ 8 for children aged 5-14
Free for children aged 0-4

Activity time

2 hours

2 hours

number of participants

minimum 1 - maximum 15 people

minimum 1 - maximum 15 people

Register before

Registration befor 6 p.m. of the previous day. Compulsory reservation.

Registration befor 6 p.m. of the previous day. Compulsory reservation.

WHAT TO EXPECT/ACTIVITY DESCRIPTION

Immerse yourself in the notes of the wood and its several functions and discover its supply chain, from the origins to the construction of a beehive. During the laboratory you will get to know the world of bees, how to build a beehive and how it is managed. Together with us you will create a handmade souvenir to take home with you. And finally, you will taste our honey and jams.

INTERESTING FACTS/INFO

An educational beehive to admire the complex social life of bees and the roles of each one of them. You can discover all the secrets of the queen bee and learn about the role that each bee plays within the hive. The wood used comes from Val di Sole; you can touch it and understand how it was used in the past and how it has evolved over time.

WHO ARE WE

The Casa dell'Ape, or ‘Bee House’ farm, in Ortisè was set up for the love of bees and nature! It has been specialised in building beehives, beekeeping and locally grown vegetables for over 20 years.

WHAT WE SUPPLY

We will provide you with a "carpenter's" apron with which you can create your wooden craft. At the end of the experience, we will let you taste the honey and a warm drink by the fire.

WHO CAN PARTICIPATE

Activity suitable for everyone, especially recommended for families.

EQUIPMENT/CLOTHING

Hiking boots or shoes suitable for snow, warm and comfortable winter clothing.

MEETING POINT

ORTISÉ - Chiesa S. Cristoforo
You can reach Ortisé with your car by following the SS42. Follow the directions and take the road that goes up to Ortisé at the crossroads between Mezzana and Pellizzano.

IN CASE OF BAD WEATHER

In case of rain, the activity will go ahead.

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