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Reviewed 3 days ago

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

Thank thetravellingmanUk
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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

Thank flaneur40
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Gorgeous views and he lace is unchanged since ancient times. Very picturesque. Well worth a visit at either sun rise or sunset.

Thank gonorr
Reviewed 7 June 2018 via mobile

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

Thank 639AnnaP
Reviewed 6 June 2018

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

Thank Daffith
Reviewed 28 May 2018 via mobile

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

Thank higgybear67
Reviewed 14 May 2018

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.

1  Thank Matthijs J
Reviewed 11 May 2018

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

Thank sssteveg
Reviewed 6 May 2018

Disappointed with Comino in general and espeacially salts pans not worth it. I've seen beautiful salt pans in my life around the world and i can tell you these are nothing speacial.

2  Thank Elisa B
Reviewed 5 May 2018 via mobile

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

Thank Gniewomir K
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