01 June 2021 - 31 December 2021
ore: 10:00 - 18:00


salina locatelli
via delle moie vecchie
saline di volterra

Guided tours of the Locatelli Salt Mine  (formerly the State Salt Works) in Saline di Volterra where the purest salt in Italy, Volterra salt, is produced.

The plant can be visited with a cultural and curiosity exhibition that traces the history of the saltworks, from the State Monopoly to the stories and testimonies of the men and women who have worked in this place, up to the present day, when the saltworks rediscovers its identity. The guided tour includes

– the salt waterfall in the pavilion designed by Pier Luigi Nervi
– the salt museum and video projections
– Salt Emporium
– Art Space: the salt becomes a material to be shaped, with experimental works by contemporary artists (during the periods of the exhibitions).

Guided tours on Friday at 2.00, 3.00, 4.00 and 5.00 pm
Saturday and Sunday every hour from 10.00 am to 5.00 pm (except 1.00 pm)

Booking requested

The access procedures are adapted to the Anti-Covid regulations in force, with a standard procedure of sanitizing the hands of visitors, measuring the temperature and recording the contacts of each participant.

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