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Saltpan of Sečovlje (Slovenia)

Saltpans of Sečovlje used to be the largest saltpans in this area. Saltpans are now abandoned and are a nature preserve for waterfowl. Light wind and scent of the Mediterranean, fascinate the visitors in every season of the year. In the 'Museum of saltpans', precious information is available about the history and salt production in this area. The coastline of the Bay of Piran with it's tourist sites is an important tourist and congress centre of Slovenia. Tourist development of this area was begun from the saltpans...in 19th century, the wholesomeness of the mud from saltpans was discovered and tourism started...

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Taken on November 3, 2007