Salt from Greece

The Ramsar Convention on Wetlands of International Importance Especially as Waterflowl Habitat is an international treaty for the conservation and sustainable use of wetlands. It is known as the Convention of Wetlands. Named after the city of Ramsar in Iran, where the convention was signed in 1971.

The Messolonghi Lagoon

The Messolonghi Lagoon is one of the most important wetlands of Europe. These wetlands are home to more than 270 species of birds, amphibians, reptiles, swamp and sea turtles.
The wetlands and the seas are protected by the Ramsar Convention.

Salt it is in our tears and in the sea

Just minutes away from the Marina lays the best kept secrets from Europe: The natural mud and salt spa’s. Every season thousands of Greeks take a refreshing and healing mud of salt bath. the seawater in the region has increased salinity due to the microclimate of the area.

Salt it is in our Tears and in the Sea

Near Messolonghi town is one of the salt factories on the lagoon. About 80% of Greece’s salt production comes from this area.
At the end of September this precious salt is harvested by hand as ‘Fleur de Sel’ Healthy salt, rich in more than 90 minerals

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