A salt town and spa resort, Salies-de-Béarn delights lovers of old buildings thank to its picturesque looks. The Place de Bayaà, with its Boar Fountain, pretty flowered streets and old houses on stilts by the Saleys make it a charming destination.
The Salt Museum, located in the heart of the old town in a 17th-century house, is dedicated to the history of Salies-de-Béarn and its eventful history tied to the presence of salt in its groundwater.
Then head for the spa quarter, with its thermal baths in the Moorish style, its Belle Époque buildings, the casino and its public garden with a bandstand and mini-golf course. It's also an opportunity to unwind and enjoy a relaxing time as you appreciate the benefits of a thermal spa treatment!
The Salt Festival takes place each year in September, with a cured food market, inauguration ceremony, traditional songs and dances, parade of floats and lively banquet.