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Museo delle Saline

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Great Experience!!!

When you are heading to the western part of Sicily, it's worth to visit this Salt Museum in... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
NellyAnnDA
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Sigonella, Italy
Fantastic trattoria next to salt beds

Wait staff is the best. Mussels best we have ever eaten. We thought we were going to watch sunset... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Keith C
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Via Chiusa | Paceco, 91027, Trapani, Sicily, Italy
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Reviewed 1 week ago

When you are heading to the western part of Sicily, it's worth to visit this Salt Museum in Trapani. It's a great experience to know the traditional way of processing salt, the equipments used, and a little bit of history. My kids were fascinated, the...More

3  Thank NellyAnnDA
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Wait staff is the best. Mussels best we have ever eaten. We thought we were going to watch sunset at the museo but found this fantastic and most memorable place in all of Trapani.

Thank Keith C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I recommend to visit this place. Our guide had broken English but I still learned a lot about the history of salt and salt harvesting process. Their salt is all natural with magnesium, calcium, potassium and iodine. Impressive.

1  Thank Mona S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Horrible service it took so long , plus they serve us pasta sea food with sand in it. And they made us pay for it even so we couldn’t eat the food! really horrible !

Thank beatricegilbo
Reviewed 28 July 2018 via mobile

You can stop here if you want to see a big nothing. This place is a world heritage cmon... nobody was there no tour guiding. Not allowed to walk around the site itself. Time waisting... at least it’s free...

2  Thank NorbertR629
Reviewed 18 July 2018

We booked a tour with Trapani Emotions and were pleased that we did! Our tour group was split in two once we reached the museum and we each had a tour guide one speaking in English the other in Italian. The tour of the museum...More

Thank Grandview301
Reviewed 19 June 2018

This is not an all day event. This is a 1-2 hours, wander around, take a brief tour kind of place. The site itself is wonderful for pictures and to see how the salt is harvested is pretty interesting. Worth a visit, but plan other...More

1  Thank Dee G
Reviewed 16 June 2018 via mobile

Interesting hours if you not only want to lay in the sand. First time I saw such a factory and was impressed by the size . Recommend to take a walk.

Thank Balint A
Reviewed 3 June 2018

It’s 20 minutes outside Trapani, a city of limited interest. But, where else are you going to seen a salt museum. I bought a bag of it at at least twice what it would cost at Morton’s.

2  Thank chinadochill
Reviewed 31 May 2018 via mobile

The guide made the whole experience come to life.We were very fortunate to have other coach parties around.There were 4 of us in our group.The guide was the grandchild of the original owner.We were guided through the whole salt process.We loved every minute of his...More

1  Thank cycleplus1
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Madeze
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
4 May 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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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
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