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Sečovlje Salt Pans

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Tradition and preserved nature – The art of salt production

Sečoveljske soline
6333 Sečovlje - Sicciole
Slovenia
Different wine roads are located close to Salt Plants – they will take you to some of the best wineries in the area.
Traditional salt making and production is most interesting between June and September.
Adults: 7€
Students and Seniors: 5€
Kids up to 6 years: free

Sečovlje salt pans is part of a natural park area of 297ha and is a home to Slovenian salt industry. Sečovlje salt pans are the only remaining (functional) source of extracting salt from water in Slovenia. The first known document mentioning the salt pans in this region originate from your 804 DC.

 

Slovenian salt is recognizable all around Europe and is an important local product brand. Sečovlje salt pans are a part of a natural park and offers guest an authentic experience of nature, a natural habitat and a way of life of local people and salt pan workers. This natural environment is ideal for halophytes plants and various bird species.

 

Sečovlje salt pans is part of the Sečovlje Salina Nature Park. Park is dedicated to traditional salt production and unique nature that can only be found around the saline. Nature lovers will get the chance to observe dazzling bird species, other small animals and stunning plant species.


Other visitors, that will not spend all the time observing the nature, will be happy to notice information tables with in-deep information about salt production and its meaning. Sečovlje is full of organised walking and biking routes. Many other facilities, dedicated to salt production and to salt in general are available to visitors.



Opening hours

Summer season: 08:00 – 21:00
Winter season: 08:00 – 17:00
Museum dedicated to salt making is open from 1st April to 31st October.

How to get there

Drive from Portorož to Strunjan and follow direction to Slovenia-Croatia border. From here follow the signs for Soline.

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