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I had a walk up to view the Salt Pans after exploring the nearby Xwejni Bay.
The Salt Pans covered a much bigger area than what I envisaged they would do.
I was most interested to learn that the earliest Salt Pans date back to...More
I think they are still in use. We drove by the at dusk and there wasn't anyone there. I don't know if it's operated like a museum with docents or you just go and observe the workers doing their thing. I really love the art...More
Firstly this is a very low key attraction in that you can just pull up at the side of the road, park for free and then see the pans for free too.
Impressive to realise that they've been there since Roman times and the same...More
spend 1/2 an hour here just taking in the way salt used to be farmed and in placed like this still is. use it as an interesting stop off to one of the many restaurants here (I recommend Qbajjar) and you won't regret it. Not...More
Been to salt pans three times on two holidays....why? Because it's a place steeped in history and a stunning location.
The salt pans date back from Roman and the tradition of salt farming is handed to each generation. The salt farmers are great at telling...More
We stopped here when driving round the North-coast of Gozo on our way to Rambla beach. Worth the stop and apparantly there is a little shop but we have missed that. The structures are great to watch but don't hang around too long here.
The Xwejni Salt Pans were originally built by the Romans and they are very similar to salt pans we saw in Peru. The salt is still harvested and collected in the traditional way. Today they are operated by private people and new ones have been...More
You cannot enter most of the salt pans and that is not strange. Would you like to eat salt on which people walked before? ;) But if you try, you will find more remote area where you can enter and explore the pans more deeply...More