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MARAIS SALANTS DE LA VIE

Enter the surprising world of the saltworks, where the salt-maker will explain how salt is harvested.

Address :
81, Route du Sel
Rond Point des Marais Salants
85270 SAINT-HILAIRE-DE-RIEZ
FRANCE

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Presentation of: MARAIS SALANTS DE LA VIE

Discovering white gold

The salt marshes, which have been man-made since the 7th century, bear witness to the intense activity that until recently surrounded the harvesting of "white gold".
The rehabilitation of former salt marshes in the lower Vie valley has revived salt production since the 1990s.

LES MARAIS SALANTS DE LA VIE: a picturesque discovery in the heart of the marshes, allowing you to understand the work of the salt worker and admire the traditional gestures he carries out on a daily basis.
The fauna and flora of this natural territory made up of land and water are also presented to you during your visit, which ends, if you wish, with a tasty tasting of Vie salt.

1h30 guided tour by prior arrangement only
June and September: Sunday to Friday afternoons
July and August: Sunday to Friday
Visit times and bookings on www.sainthilairederiez.fr (Discover > The Vie salt marshes)
English tours: July and August: Wednesdays at 10:00 am. Booking advised.

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Opening times
from 01/06/2024 to 30/06/2024
Opening days: Dimanche au vendredi l’après-midi
from 01/09/2024 to 30/09/2024
Opening days: Dimanche au vendredi l’après-midi
from 01/07/2024 to 31/08/2024
Opening days: Dimanche au vendredi
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Business sector
Sea-related activities
Type of product
Cosmetic
Salt
Prices
Children's price starting from 4.00€ (De 6 à 18 ans. Gratuit moins de 6 ans.)
Discounted rate starting from 5.00€ (Étudiants / Carte Cézam / Demandeurs d’emploi / Pass'Avantage (Valable pour 2 personnes sur présentation du Pass))
Individual price - no discount starting from 6.00€
Payment methods
Holiday vouchers
Visits
Free tours (individuelles): Yes
Guided tours (individuelles): Yes
Average duration of visit (individuelles) : @duration of visit
Guided tours on request (groupes): Yes
Visit languages
Visit: French
Spoken language
English
French
Further information
Groups accepted
Pets allowed
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