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Museo delle Saline

Via Chiusa | Paceco, 91027, Trapani, Sicily, Italy
+39 320 657 5455
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Working salt pans with a museum

My wife and I decided to go and visit the salt pans and museum and were greatly surprised by the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Island of Malta, Malta
Who knew salt could be so interesting!

Great guide - very interesting - hard to imagine the hard work that gives us our everyday SALT... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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Via Chiusa | Paceco, 91027, Trapani, Sicily, Italy
+39 320 657 5455
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Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I decided to go and visit the salt pans and museum and were greatly surprised by the experience. The owner of the Salt works/museum brought the history of the salt pans to life with his humour and information. he graphically described the...More

Thank Robin10551
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great guide - very interesting - hard to imagine the hard work that gives us our everyday SALT! Worth the trip

Thank fab5048
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I were highly sceptical about how to make salt worth a visit. After all, surely salt is salt? How wrong we were. The tour is only 3 Euros but the lady is the grand daughter of the founder and the family have...More

Thank Frances S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I chose to visit this museum, because of constant publicity - not because I had any interest in salt, or salt production. But it turned out to be a truly nice experience. The serenity of this place, coupled with a "different" museum, as we know...More

Thank felixrizzo
Reviewed 4 October 2017 via mobile

Great tour while in Trapani. Both the scenery and the history is wonderful. Lovely views. Opportunity to purchase a slice of the local when you purchase a bag. Of Sicilian salt.

Thank ST23
Reviewed 2 October 2017

We visited this museum towards the end of September just as the "harvesting" of salt gets under way. The museum is small, perfect for a 1-hour visit or thereabouts, and contains some of the original machinery and plenty of explanatory photographic material. The present owners,...More

Thank ClassicPat
Reviewed 30 September 2017 via mobile

Simply a place you must see if you are in Trapani. Rent a bike or a scooter to go there, you will see some other interesting places on the way.

Thank Kublet
Reviewed 29 September 2017 via mobile

Read about this in a guidebook, but wasn't sure what to expect. Actually a very interesting 90 minutes - saw flamingoes, saw men actually gathering salt from the field. We bought 2kg of salt at the end - a sure sign that we liked what...More

Thank RomekLu77
Reviewed 26 September 2017 via mobile

A must see process how they harvest salt from the Ocean! The use of windmills was a surprise. A nice restaurant at the site as well as souvenirs and Marsala wine!

Thank Mark P
Reviewed 26 September 2017

What an interesting little place. I was not very excited about looking around a salt mill but I was engrossed. Nice souvenirs on sale and quality hand crafted good. Well worth a visit and very reasonably priced excellent Sunday afternoon excursion.

Thank Marco_the_Maltabus
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27 August 2017|
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Response from PDA68 | Reviewed this property |
Salt production is year round, harvest normally august, we we're there in april and it was lovely, saw some activity, salt, the stay in all for 1 night is enough if you don't plan to ride a bike for a day
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Mariella G
5 May 2017|
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Response from PDA68 | Reviewed this property |
no, I don't think public transport is coming there. Taxi"s are not that common in Sicily, rent a car. It is the best way to visit Sicily
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Carla F
22 March 2017|
Response from casseroleking | Reviewed this property |
Hi Carla F, As far as I know, it is open everyday, especially now that it has finished renovations and the busy season approaching. It is quite famous so I'm confident that it will be open. "Even" if it is closed, you can... More