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Secovlje Salt-pans 

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The Secovlje Salt - pans are one of the rare saltpans, where the salt is still produced in compliance with several centuries old procedures. They are extending at the mouth of a river Dragonja in Secovlje at about 650 ha of surface. In 2001, the Government of the Republic of Slovenia proclaimed the area of Secovlje Salt – pans a nature park and the Museum of Salt - making a cultural monument of national importance. Secovlje Solina Nature Park is divided in southerner and northern Park, which is separated by the Grande – Drnica channel. The northern part, which borders to Croatian boundary, is called Fontanigge. At Fontanigge the production of salt – harvesting was abandoned in the 1960s. Secovlje Solina Nature Park covers 6.5 square kilometres along the Slovene – Croatian boundary. The Secovlje Salt – pans are, together with the nearby Strunjan pans, the northern most and still active salt – pans in the Mediterranean. In the Museum of Salt – making you can see the producing of the salt in the way which origins from the 14th century. In the shop Lera you can also buy different souvenirs. In the first floor they have the room, where are organized varied exhibitions. In the Salt square is situated the administration of the park and they also have the centre for the visitors. On average, 2,000 tons of salt is harvested annually.


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Secovlje Salt-pans - Entrance Lera <br> Secovlje salt-pans

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Entrance Lera

Secovlje salt-pans
Secovlje Salt-pans - Entrance Lera <br> Cracked ground at the entrance part into Nature Park

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Entrance Lera

Cracked ground at the entrance part into Natu...
Secovlje Salt-pans - Gift shop Lera

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Secovlje Salt-pans - Gift shop Lera <br> Gift shop Lera - ground floor

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Gift shop Lera

Gift shop Lera - ground floor
Secovlje Salt-pans - Gift shop Lera <br> View of salt-pans

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Gift shop Lera

View of salt-pans
Secovlje Salt-pans - Gift shop Lera <br> Bridge over channel

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Gift shop Lera

Bridge over channel
Secovlje Salt-pans - Demonstration of salt-making <br> Crystallization fields that produce salt for different companies

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Demonstration of salt...

Crystallization fields that produce salt for ...
Secovlje Salt-pans - Demonstration of salt-making <br> Small train for salt

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Demonstration of salt...

Small train for salt
Secovlje Salt-pans - Salina Square

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Secovlje Salt-pans - Salina Square <br> Viewing platform and Fontanigge in Secolje Salt-pans

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Salina Square

Viewing platform and Fontanigge in Secolje Sa...
Secovlje Salt-pans - Lera

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Secovlje Salt-pans - Salina Square <br> Museum and Visitors' Centre

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Salina Square

Museum and Visitors' Centre
Secovlje Salt-pans - Salina Square <br> Salina house

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Salina Square

Salina house
Secovlje Salt-pans - Salina Square <br> Visitors' Centre

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Salina Square

Visitors' Centre
Secovlje Salt-pans - Secovlje Salt-pans <br> Grande - Drnica Channel

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Secovlje Salt-pans

Grande - Drnica Channel

Secovlje Salt-pans - Secovlje Salt-pans

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Secovlje Salt-pans - Grande - Drnica Channel <br> Bridge on the way near Grande Channel

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Grande - Drnica Chann...

Bridge on the way near Grande Channel
Secovlje Salt-pans - Grande - Drnica Channel <br> Grande Channel and boats

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Grande - Drnica Chann...

Grande Channel and boats

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