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Museo delle Saline

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Well worth visiting

Great museum. 3€ entrance. 15 minute tour and history- very well presented in English for us. There... read more

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geoffandgill2
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Coventry, United Kingdom
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A wonderful tour in English French and Italian Also great restaurant next door

A must see natural phenomena .The guides are all very good. The process of making salt this way has... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
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Saratoga Springs, New York
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Via Chiusa | Paceco, 91027, Trapani, Sicily, Italy
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Great museum. 3€ entrance. 15 minute tour and history- very well presented in English for us. There was an Italian tour going on too. Walk out past all the salt pans after the tour. Probably about an hour in total but totally worth it. If...More

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

A must see natural phenomena .The guides are all very good. The process of making salt this way has gone on for 600 years Amazing

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a small little museum but packs a big punch. The family gives you a narrated tour of the museum and salt harvesting process. You definitely come away understanding the work that goes into the salt harvesting process. It is worth the stop and...More

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I really love areas like this and had already visited salt pans before but this place gave me more than I expected! Only for 3 Euros there was a short (max. 15-20 minutes) guided tour provided by an excellent guide who spoke great English and...More

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed March 21, 2019 via mobile

We stayed at the hotel next door (Relais Antiche Saline) and wandered over to the museum. We had a tour by a member of the family who own the salt farm, excellently delivered. Only €3 per person, available in a number of languages. It's definitely...More

Date of experience: March 2019
1  Thank juddermann
Reviewed March 5, 2019

If you have a couple hours in your itinerary for a stop here , do so. It is very interesting and you get to see and learn how difficult salt panning was in the old days. We found the tour very informative and enjoyed this...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank 5-2-go91
Reviewed January 28, 2019

,well seved,,,just next to the great saline. Un restaurante de calidad y grandes raciones. El hotel del mismo complejo es muy agradable , coon una zona de baño deliciosa,,, con césped natural y tumbonas. A quality restaurant and large portions. The hotel of the same...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank Jose Miguel F
Reviewed January 13, 2019

We were fortunate to have a tour guide who valued our time and ensured we received maximum exposure during our two weeks on this lovely island. This unique museum, with its personable curator, was really was interesting, fun and well worth the time invested. We...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank okeedoke
Reviewed November 20, 2018

The museum person gave us a 45 minute talk for 3 E each, it was quite fascinating. I understand that the prime time to visit is in August, during the salt harvest. We visited in November and still enjoyed it.

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank diningdiva62
Reviewed November 15, 2018

I went there on my own and when I arrived there was about ten people. The tour guide gave me an option of Italian or English tour. It took about twenty minutes, was very interesting and delivered with a bit of humour thrown in and...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Madeze
August 27, 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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286mariellag
May 4, 2017|
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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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March 21, 2017|
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Response from Mark N | 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
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