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Laguna dello Stagnone

Since Roman times the margins of the lagoon have provided ideal conditions for extracting
sea salt, and salt pans and windmills abound.
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The variety of colours in the concentration pools, the heaps of purified white salt, blue
skies and mill sails give the area a beauty all its own.
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