Honey Tasting Experience: A Journey Through Nature's Nectar

In a world brimming with culinary delights, few can match the sheer diversity and natural sweetness of honey. The Honey Tasting Experience we offer is a unique and immersive journey into the fascinating world of apiculture, where you'll explore the history, culture, and rich flavours of this golden elixir. From a delightful tasting of various honey varieties to a hands-on visit to a local apiary, and even a cutting-edge Virtual Reality (VR) experience depicting the secret life of bees, this tour promises to be a multisensory adventure.


The Sweet Symphony of Honey Varieties


Our journey begins with a delightful tasting of four distinct honey varieties:

Flower honey: Immerse your taste buds in the rich, aromatic notes of flower honey, an embodiment of meadows, gardens, and the varied blossoms that nature has to offer. This versatile honey embodies the unique flora of each season, giving it a diverse and ever-changing flavour profile.

Chestnut honey: Explore the bold, dark richness of chestnut honey, a robust and somewhat nutty nectar harvested from the chestnut tree blooms. With its deep amber colour and bold flavour, it's often regarded as the connoisseur's choice.

Acacia honey: Experience the delicacy of acacia honey, the gentle, light-hued variety with a silky texture and a taste that's as soft as a spring breeze. Its mild, almost fruity notes make it a favourite for drizzling over your morning toast.

Forest honey: Delve into the complex, woody, and earthy flavours of forest honey, a product of nature's untouched wilderness. This honey variety is a true reflection of the surrounding woodlands, creating a mysterious and captivating taste.


A Beekeeping Odyssey


After tantalizing your palate with the diverse flavors of honey, we'll embark on a journey to a local apiary. As you step into the world of beekeeping, you'll be greeted by the mesmerizing sights and sounds of busy bees diligently at work.

Apiary Visit: At the apiary, you'll wear a protective beekeeping suit to get up close and personal with the hives. Our experienced beekeepers will guide you through the fascinating world of bees, explaining their behaviour, roles, and the inner workings of the hive. You'll witness the mesmerizing dance of worker bees, drones, and the queen bee, and gain an understanding of the delicate balance that keeps the colony thriving.

History of Beekeeping: The art of beekeeping is ancient, dating back thousands of years. Your guide will regale you with tales of the history and cultural significance of bees and honey, from ancient times to the modern-day. Learn how beekeeping has evolved over the centuries and discover its importance in various civilizations and societies. Special focus will be given to the Slovenian beekeeping history and innovations such as Alberti-Žnidaršič beehive.


Virtual Reality Bee Life


Now, it's time to experience a bee's life like never before. With state-of-the-art Virtual Reality technology headset, you'll have the chance to see the world from a bee's perspective.

Virtual Beehive: Strap on a VR headset, and you'll find yourself transported into a virtual beehive, hovering among the bees as they gather nectar from flowers, communicate through intricate dances, and create honeycombs.

Flower Workshop: With your hosts, you will use flower petals and other natural ingredients to create unique masterpieces - Flower Art creations.

Hive Building: Get hands-on with building a honeycomb, observing the precise craftsmanship that bees employ in constructing these architectural marvels. Witness the teamwork and dedication that goes into creating each cell of honeycomb and appreciate the engineering genius of bees.


The Honey Tasting Experience is a journey through time and nature's wonders. From savoring the diverse flavors of honey to getting up close with the bees at a local apiary and experiencing their world through VR technology, this tour is a feast for the senses and a celebration of the vital role bees play in our ecosystem. It's an opportunity to deepen your appreciation for this golden elixir, the bees that create it, and the captivating world of beekeeping. Join us on this sweet adventure and take home a newfound love for honey, along with memories to cherish.


DMO Green Karst


T: 00386 5 72 12 249

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Best time to visit

spring - autumn

What is special


6 hours


by previous appointment