In the unique scenery of the Swiss mountains of Valais, seven friends – aged 25 to 40, which life has brought in various directions, look for an activity in common.
Eliane, an 80-year-old beekeeper, decides after the death of her husband to sell her apiary to these enthusiastic and inexperienced young men. They ask her if she could help them, which Eliane accepts happily.
Bees fascinate a multitude of people. Professionals share their philosophies, scientists their facts, the beekeeper apprentices discover the challenges of a fascinating microcosm and the bees bustle to keep the hive at 35 °C, struggling to survive in an increasingly dangerous environment.