Day 6: Visiting a salt city

The forest sector’s contribution to sustainability of the built environment in Alpine Europe

Destination: Piran, Slovenia

After visiting a port city (Koper) in Slovenia a day before, we went to a salt city, Piran.

PIRAN SALT PANS

The Piran Salt Pans is one of few places in the world that still producing the world-class fleur de sel (flower of salt) using age-old methods.


After had history explanations, we walked to some spots in the area. The bright sun and hot humid weather accompanied us during the walk.

We saw where the workers using special wooden shoe working to collect the salt. The shoe must to wear to maintain the surface by spreading the forces.


Some of their products can be seen in this picture.

PIRAN SALT SPA

In the same area, there is a spa area called Lepa Vida.




In here, “guests are offered a special experience of traditional thalassotherapy in a unique natural environment amidst the salt pans using natural products, produced…

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