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Salt Day

Fiestas, traditions and events of interest / Gastronomic event, Thematic day



Half-way between Pamplona and Estella-Lizarra and 500 metres from the village of Salinas de Oro stand some pans where salt is obtained using completely artisanal methods. Active since Roman times, and linked to the Roman road that can still be seen, the pans are among the few still used today, as many were abandoned due to high production costs.
If you fancy a different kind of morning, come to the Salt Day and take part in some of the activities: the presentation of the new fine salt crop, a visit to the salt pans, a gastronomic workshop run by renowned chefs, a traditional product fair or fun workshops for the kids. Are you up for tasting the salt of life?
Si quieres pasar una mañana muy pero que muy entretenida acércate a las Jornadas de la Sal y participa en cualquiera de las actividades que se han organizado para la ocasión: la presentación de la nueva cosecha de flor de sal, las visitas teatralizadas a las salineras, los talleres gastronómicos guiados por reconocidos restauradores, la feria de artesanía y de ganado, los talleres infantiles con sales...
Y si te animas, puedes probar la sensación de flotar como en el Mar Muerto sumergiéndote en las piscinas saladas, o utilizar el relajante pediluvio.

Un día para catar la sal de la vida ¡con todos los sentidos!

Did you know that...?

The salt pans are included in the European "Ecosal-Atlantis" salt route.
Salt is a cheap product nowadays but it was certainly not in ancient times. Among its uses, it was an exchange currency, hence the word 'salary', and it also had therapeutic and medicinal properties and could be used for preserving foodstuffs.


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Practical information

  • Locality SALINAS DE ORO
  • Zone The Central Zone
  • Website
  • Tel. 646185264 - 948536318
  • E-mail
  • Type Gastronomic event, Thematic day
  • Date
    • 29/07/2018
      2019 pending confirmation.
  • Opening hours A las 10:00