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Les Salines, Les Sables-d'Olonne

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Historic Walking Area
Salted fish, salted peanuts, just add salt, pass the salt, everywhere we look salt is ubiquitous. A pinch of salt is a part of almost every recipe, but where does it come from? France is one answer. It is the home of a handful of salt flats, Les Salines is one of the most active. Take a ride down the river to the salt mining area and watch as workers pan salt out of the pools. Visit the museum to discover strange uses of salt, why we eat salt, its health benefits, why it ends up in the pools, and projects being implemented to preserve the salt flats for future generations. Arrange to visit Les Salines and other attractions in Les Sables-d'Olonne using our Les Sables-d'Olonne trip generator.
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  • Nice boat ride then animation on the salt. It's great fun and relaxing. The guide is awesome and also about birds... on the other hand, 20 euros per person... it's really too.!
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  • Every year we do the walks of the salt mines or you'll see masters of the salt you are talking about the best job in saunier. A boat ride you will experience this hard job so exciting. There is a small shop or you can supply salt and sea salt and other delicacies of the region.
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  • a visit to do, covered on the occasion of organizing an outing for a group. And more we expected the game to the child and an initiation was the extraction of salt. you will spend a very nice time, and especially thinking about taste Kit minette, the true, the red fruit, for tourists!
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  • Can't think of a better way to spend a few hours
  • Good but expensive 60euros for 2adults et2 children
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  • Indicated opened on the site but actually closed. Too bad!
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  • Expensive and can interesting despite a good reception.
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