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Traces of an ancient Roman saltpan

Traces of an ancient Roman saltpan

A walk at the Camillone Saltpan dedicated to the history and secrets of Cervia's sweet salt

Cervia - Traces of an ancient saltpan, Camillone Saltpan

A walking tour to discover the tools and methods used by ancient salt miners to collect salt. During the walk, the guide will explain how the Romans produced and consumed salt and will provide us with information on the 2015 excavations that brought to light a Roman saltpan dating back to the 3rd century BC. This excursion is dedicated to the history and discovery of the secrets of Cervia's sweet salt, also known as White Gold.


Starting point at the Cervia Saltpan Visitor Centre in Via Bova 61, Cervia.
Reservation is compulsory, please arrive approximately 15 minutes before the start of the visit

Length of walk approximately 1 km round trip.



about 1 ½ hours


We recommend that you have

- sunglasses
- water bottle
- sportswear
- mosquito repellent


Any curiosities?

The excursion is made from the Cervia Visitor Centre to the Camillone Saltpan, suitable for everyone, the terrain is flat and the length of the route is about 1 km round trip.
Depth of the salt pans: minimum 5 cm, maximum 30 cm


from 17th July to 10th September 2023
on Mondays, Wednesdays and Sundays


11.00 a.m.


Cervia Saltpan Visitors Centre

Po Delta Park

Cervia - Via Bova 61


full ticket € 8,00
children up to 1m high free of charge

Information office

Tourist Information Office - Cervia
Torre San Michele, Via Arnaldo Evangelisti 4
0544 977194
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