The Dalmatian town of Nin is renowned for one for its association with salt.
The 7th Festival of Salt takes place in Nin on Friday 3 August 2018.
This unique event is held in Nin’s salt works, which are one of the most exceptional salt pans in Europe as salt is still produced in a traditional way and harvested by hand like in Roman times.
The festival gives visitors a chance to see and get familiar with the salt production traditions in Nin, which is also the only eco-certified salt pan on the Adriatic.
Visitors will be able to take part in competitions, prepare traditional dishes and enjoy the entertainment on offer on the day and night. There will once again be various educationals so visitors can learn all the details of producing salt and how salt come to the kitchen table.
The Nin salt works are visited annually by 70,000-100,000 people. The whole salt works is a magical museum. It is over 1500 years old. They tell a story about salt throughout the history, wars, celebrations, love, joy and work.