A guided tour of the Marsala salt pans and the ancient mill, tasting of salt and typical products with the possibility to take part in the salt-harvesting process, which still takes place in the old-fashioned way, just like many years ago. A unique worth-living experience in the vicinity of Trapani, in order to visit the famous Infersa Mill and discover one of the oldest Sicilian traditions.
Where: Marsala - Trapani
When: From February to December
Duration: Variable (depending on the chosen activity)
Meals: Not included
Mon - Tue - Wed - Thu - Fri - Sat - Sun
Individuals, groups, couples
Italian - English - French
You can choose from the following experiences:
- Guided tour of the Infersa Mill Area
Thanks to the tour, you’ll discover an old tradition, typical of Trapani and Marsala: salt harvesting. Trough an innovative multimedia excursus and your guide’s explanation, you shall retrace the history of salt harvesting and explore the evocative, majestic Infersa Mill Area.
- Visit to the Mill + salt tasting
Within the Infersa Mill Area, you may even seize the opportunity to take part in a themed tasting experience with various kinds of first-rate aromatised salt. You shall have the chance to taste many local varieties of very uncommon sought-after salt accompanied by typical Sicilian products made in Trapani and a thirst-quenching lemon juice made in Marsala.
- Guided walking tour of a salt pan including a visit to the Mill
You can choose to experience both the visit to the Infersa Mill Area and the exciting guided walking tour of the salt pans. After the visit to the Mill, the itinerary continues with the tour of Ettore and Infersa salt pans. As you walk, your guide will illustrate the flora and fauna of the lagoon.
- Salt harvesting + Visit to the Mill
You will have a unique, unforgettable experience: after the visit to the Mill you yourself shall take part in the salt-harvesting process, just like a real salt harvester! Guided by professional salt harvesters, you’ll get into the water to harvest sea salt with your own hands, making use of traditional old-fashioned techniques.
All services that are not included in the "Included" list are not covered by the price.