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La Grande Saline - Musee du Sel

1 Place des Salines, 39110 Salins-les-Bains, France
+33 3 84 73 10 92
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Super intéressant avec une visite guidée

Content of the visit is complete. The guide was amazing and explanations clear Very well... read more

Reviewed 15 April 2017
Fabian P
via mobile
A must do in Jura

The guided tour is excellent, with the visit of the well and caves. you really see how the salt was... read more

Reviewed 1 October 2016
Pierre-Yves A
London, United Kingdom
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15 Apr 2017
“Super intéressant avec une visite guidée”
1 Oct 2016
“A must do in Jura”
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1 Place des Salines, 39110 Salins-les-Bains, France
+33 3 84 73 10 92
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Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

Content of the visit is complete. The guide was amazing and explanations clear Very well organized Good preservations of the place This has a history from 8th century to 20th century.

Thank Fabian P
Management response:

Dear Fabian, Thank you for your comments. We transmit your compliment to our guide. We hope to see you again. Best regards. The Grande Saline's team

Reviewed 1 October 2016

The guided tour is excellent, with the visit of the well and caves. you really see how the salt was extracted from the well, dried and packaged 300 years ago. really impressive.

Thank Pierre-Yves A
Reviewed 11 August 2016

Amazing place! They are mining salt this way since the 6th century and probably thousand years before. Difficult to describe.

Thank jpfraichot
Reviewed 18 April 2016

There is a very old salt-water pump in action, quite unique. Speaking French is a must if you want to understand everything.

Thank shall123456
Reviewed 21 November 2015 via mobile

No salt around. Lot of stories, from which you realize that the story is about the architect and his architecture there and else. Mostly recommended.

Thank ybhk19
Reviewed 18 September 2015

This is a truly interesting place to visit, taking you underground to where the salt was brought to the surface in salt-saturated spring water. As previous reviewers have mentioned, there is not facility for anything other than French-speaking. I was OK, because my French is...More

Thank gramer999
Reviewed 30 August 2015 via mobile

I cannot fault the enthusiasm of the staff here. Extremely professional and full of positive energy. the problem is mine because my French is limited to reading and picking out a few words to understand whats going on. the staff are fab and I was...More

Thank Fernweh-Wanderlust
Reviewed 14 August 2015

History of the mining/processing of salt with good guide (spoke English too) and tour of the underground parts.

Thank jgieske
Reviewed 9 July 2015

You have to take a guided tour to view these saltworks. It is an hour long and only in French, which unless you have a comprehensive understanding of the language, will leave you in the dark because of the technical details. I felt there was...More

Thank Brenda S
Reviewed 9 June 2015

As other reviewers have noted, the tours are on the hour and start with the underground section. As a result, we thought that we would not have time to complete the tour (as we needed to vacate our apartment) but were very pleased to find...More

1  Thank Rebecca O
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Bonjour L entrée et a combien svp merci ?
15 July 2015|
Response from emilieotsalins | Property representative |
Bonjour, le prix de la visite guidée est de : - adulte : 7,50€ - réduit : 6,50 € - étudiant, lycéen et collégien : 4€ - enfant entre 7 et 12 ans : 3,50€ - enfant de moins de 6 ans : gratuit. Au plaisir de vous... More
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