Museo del sale, Trapani

Learn something new at Museo del sale, where salt is made from seawater. The museum displays salt-making tools and explains the historical and modern techniques used to create salt. Outdoors, you can admire the windmills and even climb one to the top for a fantastic view. Make Museo del sale part of your personalized Trapani itinerary using our Trapani holiday planner.
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  • The salt pans of Trapani are nice and the old mills that were used to grind the salt crystals are very impressive and maintained well. There are guides a little improvised demanding a mite contrived to visitors. You can see some aquatic bird that roams in the salt marshes. However nothing to do with respect to Saline di Margherita di Savoia (BT) where in the salt marshes much more extended you can see flocks of thousands of flamingos and other dozens of species of seabirds. If you are in Trapani, saline, however, are worth a visit.
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  • If you go in Trapani, you visit a salt mine, and my wife and I had the opportunity and pleasure to see and admire those of family Culcasi. The hotel has this small museum run by the grandson of Mr. Culcasi, furnished with old tools for production and many photos that tell the story of this. The guide was precise and exhaustive within half an hour talking about the history, machines, processes for producing salt. Seeing is believing
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  • Beautiful sometimes visible even flamingos. lovely place ... rich history definitely recommended
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  • Our last evening in Sicily and what a perfect way to end it. Did not know what to expect but it turned out to be a very interesting and informative tour at a nice old windmill by a charming Sicilian young lady whose grandfather had worked there in his day. Had the opportunity to purchase different kinds of salt produced by them at in my opinion,a very fair price. We ended the evening at the restaurant next door as we watched the sun go down. I highly recommend visiting the museum!
  • Lovely experience. We hired bikes in Trapani. Had a great time on the ride spotting the flamingos in the salt beds by the roadside and then a lovely lunch before the great museum tour. Try the mixed seafood anitpasto. Wonderful.
  • Very nice museum with guided tour. The granddaughter is a lovely girl who told us passionately everything about the history of salt winning in perfect English! Recommend a visit!
  • This place turned out to be a highlight of my trip. Fascinating family business and able to buy the tastiest salt straight from ocean. Super cheap too. Great learning experience!
  • Nice place only for 15minutes unless you really like such places
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