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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  • We did visit this morning, train service. Handy for when you have young children, we made a short visit to the salt pans and later at the Museum where the owner explained how does salt mining and given many explanations involved and telling us stories about her family.
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  • The salt with the Museum are a sight. We went there in the late afternoon because they wanted to turn a bit cooler and the idea was perfect! "we did x ticket very interesting Museum the help was great leaving we were walking around in the salt marshes in the hour of sunset which I xke there is a breeze and the colours take your breath away. Recommended!
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  • Good experience to bring to life for children. It is interesting, and if you find yourself in the time of the salt harvest, generally between July and August, you will see all the hard work done by hand or with mechanical AIDS behind salt processing
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  • 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 but super hot with no trees whatsoever. Restaurant seemed nice.
  • Very nice but you have to choose the right time to visit. I came here in spring and didn't see much, because the season to harvest salt haven't started yet :-D
  • Buy the salt elsewhere (overpriced), but the food is very good and their tomato pesto is the best thing i have ever tasted.
  • This place is ridiculously cheap (2.50€) and the guide is super nice and informative. You cannot miss this beautiful museum!

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