A PLaCE WITH HISTORY
Another kind of village
A Place with History
Named after the numerous salt pans, places where sea water is being “dried” to collect the salt. This collection is done with a long-established hand method “dating from the time of Roman domination”. The municipality of Ses Salines is one of the most charming places of the island of Mallorca. One of those places well worth a visit.
In the Migjorn region
It is located in the region of Migjorn, southeast
The village of Ses
A place with History
As it happens in other places Mallorca, the origins of Ses
We must also remember that in this municipality there has always been a constant human
The artisan practices of collecting salt date back to Roman times.
Other great peoples of history have also left their mark on Ses Salines. The trade had Carthaginian settlements and the Phoenician ships were seen in the area at the time. A
Defensive Towers & Wind Mills
The historical character of Ses Salines has also left its mark on the constructions that we can find when we walk around the municipality.
The defense towers are one of them.
The Balearic Islands have always been a passage for pirates and corsairs, as well as a key archipelago for countries with a large marina, you just have to see their relationship with the British Empire.
The defense against the attacks of the pirates was more than necessary and the defensive towers were bastions necessary to stop their attacks.
In Ses Salines you can also find structures where the windmills are the central part and where the wheat necessary for the survival of the Mallorcan people was milled.