Beekeeper for a day in Piazza Armerina
After  having  lived  in  the medieval  atmosphere of  Piazza Armerina, your tour  continues to  a  farm to experience a day as a beekeeper,  an involving experience,  immerging  oneself  in  the  heart  of  Sicily to  discover colors and  flavors.


The itinerary begins with a walking tour in the historic center of Piazza Armerina, preferably, with the a qualified guide who will speak about the history and traditions of the ancient medieval village. For additional information on guided tours (languages spoken by specialized guides: English, French, German, Spanish, Portuguese, Catalan and Greek), events and exhibitions in the city or other information about archaeological sites or museums, please contact the STS-Tourist Services of Piazza Armerina, the AGIEO Travel Agency or the COPAT consortium (via Cavour 4 – open from Monday to Friday from 10 to 13 and from 16 to 18. Info: 3358432056- 3510358216) or the Pro Loco Mosaici of Piazza Armerina Tourist Association (Boris Giuliano Square 48. Info:


After the visit to the city, you head to the “Officina Agroculturale Cafeci”, not far from the center, to live “Beekeeper for a day” learning all the secrets of beekeeping and admiring the hard work of bees. The participants, wearing protective suits and masks, will accompany the beekeeper during the inspection of some beehives. You will thus have the opportunity to actively participate in this millenary activity and above all to fully understand the bee colonies and their vital and productive cycle.


At the end of the lesson, you can appreciate the work of the small and industrious bees and taste their honey.  On request, you can be served a rich tasting dish including honey and local products from the farm.



  • Starting from €. 50,00 per person (max 5 participants)


  • Lesson in beekeeping
  • Small tasting of seasonal honey


  • Transfer service to/from point of departure (to be defined)
  • Guided tour of Piazza Armerina
  • All that is not provided in “Include”


LANGUAGES : Italian, English
DURATION (HOURS) 3 hours (beekeeping activity only)
AVAILABILITY: on request from March to October


To this experiential activity it is possible to associate also one of the following:
• lesson on organic vegetable garden with preparation of a typical dish;
• processing and tasting of ricotta cheese;
• tomato harvest with related cooking class;
• horseback riding;
• olive harvest with final tasting;
• discovering the “Piacentinu ennese” cheese at a local dairy farm;
• visit to a saffron field at a local farm;


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