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  • THE HOLY MOUNTAIN. "Athos"
    THE HOLY MOUNTAIN. "Athos"
  • THE HOLY MOUNTAIN. "Athos"
    THE HOLY MOUNTAIN. "Athos"
  • THE HOLY MOUNTAIN. "Athos"
    THE HOLY MOUNTAIN. "Athos"

Our apiary is located in the Great Lavra 2.30 hour drive away from the port of Dafni.

Since beekeeping view the Chestnut Mount Athos different from any other Kastania in other parts of Greece. The abundant pollen collected by bees throughout the duration of flowering, the rich nectar combined with flowering time due to sloping terrain makes the colonies have a growth spurt.

But honey you produce different because that enrich and other herbs that coexist in this pristine area

They have great pollen content gives it a special flavor. This is a great advantage since pollen increases the nutritional value.

Mount Athos (formally: Holy Community of Mount Athos) is an "Autonomous Monastic State" in Greece (and perhaps unique in the world, except the secular Lhasa in Tibet), the Athos peninsula of Halkidiki in Macedonia, which is considered the center of Orthodox monasticism.

Considered the most important parts of not only the Balkans, but Europe and the Eastern Church because of the great national, historical, religious, secretarial and cultural value of this as yet and conservation center and maintenance of rich material, so it is characterized "shelter" and " museum "unique treasure of Greek art and literature.

Because of the topography, the rich vegetation from large forests that are there, and that the natural environment has not undergone any human intervention, Mount Athos is a special place of residence of bees. From there comes the special tasty reikomelo which collect from the no-go areas Athos keeping a part of beekeeping production unit throughout the year.