Thanks to its climate and rich vegetation, the mountainous area in Alta Versilia and the Regional Park of the Apuan Alps is famous for its honey.
Here follows a brief description of the varieties of honey produced in the region: Chestnut honey is very liquid and dark amber in colour.It has an aromatic smell and quite bitter flavour. Acacia honey has a clear colour and a sweet, delicate flavour reminiscent of ripe fruit. Millefiori honey has a grainier consistency and sweeter flavour. It has a bitter aftertaste.
Melata di Abete honey has a much darker colour. It’s flavour is similar to balsamic and it isn’t as sweet as other honeys. Its aroma is slightly resinous.