Beekeeping Tigeli is a beekeeping museum, originating from the end of the 19th century and is the only preserved octagonal apiary in Slovenia. Visitors can also see herb gardens and a teaching apiary. In the end, you also receive tasting of our honey delicacies.
You are invited to Tigeli Beekeeping for guided tours of beekeeping and the Beekeeping Museum, which dates from the end of the 19th century and is the only preserved octagonal apiary in nature. It contains beekeeping aids that were used in beekeeping. Walking between the museum and the apiaries are herbal gardens, as well as honey plants, a teaching apiary in which we show you bees through a glass wall. In addition to the teaching apiary, there is a honeycomb wall on which photographs of the development of the bee family are exhibited. In the end, you also receive tasting of our honey delicacies: domestic gingerbread, several types of honey liqueur and honey with the ability to buy them.
When visiting Tigeli beekeeping, you can see an old apiary dating from the end of the 19th century. With preserved equipment, it represents an exceptional and rich cultural heritage. All the exhibits on display are from other beekeepers who stopped working with beekeeping, but they had a desire to keep beekeeping as it used to be. The apiary itself is an eight angular shape, made according to a pavilion plan, with a roof lina for ventilation and light. It houses 84 hives according to the German Naiser system. The museum features various honey hackers, hand smokers, wax presses, over 300 -year -old hive, mushrooms for bees smoking, model for making honeycombs and many other interesting beekeeping aids.
In addition to the beekeeping museum, there are herbal gardens in the surrounding area with more than 100 honey plants planted. One part of the herb garden is eight angularly shaped to connect with the museum, and again the other is shaped into six angular shape, just such as shaped honeycomb cells.
Following the educational path surrounded by informative boards about the life of bees and their development, take a stroll to a teaching apiary, which is inhabited by living bee families, which houses the rest of the bee -supplied collection and a glass wall that allows Visitors to the view of bees located in the hive.
In addition to the possibility of viewing bees through a glass wall, we have a honeycomb wall on the apiary, which exhibits photographs about the development of the bee.
After the visit is completed, each guest receives a tasting of honey, cream honey, domestic gingerbread, honey liqueurs made from the grapes of Jurka and Gamaj, and the Spruce Liker, with the possibility of buying them.
We can accept up to 100 visitors at our beekeeping in our beekeeping in the summer and autumn, and in the winter indoors we can accommodate up to 40-50 visitors.
For all those who would like to get to know the bees and work with them, we also offer honey experiences and beekeeping will no longer be unknown to you.