DEL CARMEN SALTWORKS MUSEUM
The Del Carmen Saltworks are the only saltworks in Fuerteventura still in operation. They extend over 26,100 m2 and they comprise 10 intake ponds and nearly 1000 condensation ponds. Located on the Antigua Coast, the premises include the salt warehouse, the salt worker’s house, the remains of the old quay and the Museum.
During your visit, you can be a salt worker for one day and learn a lot about this interesting job. Did you know that the Del Carmen Saltworks produce salt of the highest quality due to the cleanliness of its water? In addition, the peculiar way of obtaining salt from sea “foam” together with the traditional daily skimming deliver white, fine salt which is very rich in trace elements. Come visit us and learn about our treasures.
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