An historical and traditional salt

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The publisher of the official Salies-de-Béarn Salt website is:
Salines de Salies-de-Béarn

Avenue des Salines
Tél :
Fax :

Site design:
CREAV Communication
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64000 Pau
Tél :

102, avenue de la Salanque BP 40518
66005 Perpignan cedex
Tél. : 0800 940 865

Photo credits and bibliographic sources:

  • Salies-de-Béarn Saltworks
  • The Salt Museum, Salies-de-Béarn
  • Fotolia
  • GEISLER-CUSSEY D., SAULE M., Le Sel de Salies-de-Béarn (in French)
  • BRETTON-LAFONT J., Pour rêver sur la source (in French)
  • Corporation des Part-Prenants de la Fontaine Salée, La communauté du Sel depuis 1587 (in French)
  • Salies-de-Béarn: Patrimoine Archéologique et origines lointaines de la Cité du Sel (in French)
  • MONTCAPJUZAN P., Autrefois Salies-de-Béarn, Atlantica, 2002
  • TUCOO-CHALA P., DESPLAT C., La Principauté de Béarn, Pau, 1980, pp. 592-593
  • Alexandra DUCA

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