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Ex Stabilimento Florio delle Tonnare di Favignana e Formica

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Address: Via Amendola, 91023 Sicily, Italy
Phone Number: 39092323423
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Convenient and very impressive congress venue where is also possible to visit special rooms with archeological objects, historic technical tools and special boats to fish tunas in... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 21, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

Convenient and very impressive congress venue where is also possible to visit special rooms with archeological objects, historic technical tools and special boats to fish tunas in the nineteenth century fashion.

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

One the most beautiful museum that tell the story of tuna fishery and processing in Sicily . well organized multilingual guided tours trough out the day. beautiful permanent exhibit. impressive

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Alnwick, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

This lovely historic building which was a tuna fish processing factory is now a museum. It is a very attractive building both viewed from the exterior and indeed from within the inner courtyards. We recently visited it because it housed an exhibition of art by Sicilian artists which was truly inspiring. The standard of works on display was generally excellent.... More 

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Lake Bluff, Illinois 60044
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

The huge florio now contains all of the artifacts from the very manual tuna industry of old which is now defunct.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

I wasn't particular keen in going to this museum but now that I did I don't regret it. What piece of history and tradition this place still offers. We where lucky to have an ex worker of this establishment "zio beppe" who through traditional language explained some key duties they used to do as well as some traditional songs and... More 

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Norfolk, England
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

All in Italian so you need to understand enough or take someone who speaks the language but it was fascinating and well worth the trip to do the guided tour

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Istanbul, Turkey
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

I was in Favignana for six days for a summer school/workshop that took place in this old tuna factory which has been well kept. The hall we used for the lectures has been restored and is well suited for conferences, seminars etc. It is centrally air conditioned and the audio system is excellent! From the building to the materials and... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2013

One of the best guided tour ever seen, thanks to narration by Tiziana. A real dive in in the history and tradition of the "mattanza" and tune fishing. The museum is well kept and make you feel and understand every step of the process. Additionally, it is a fantastic idea the narration videos in the Torino room. Shame that it... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2013

recently refurbished and open this is the place where tinned tuna in oil were produced for the first time. Don't miss it, it's really interesting. Strongly recommended the guided tour (it's free, you pay only the entrance fee).

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Taormina, Italy
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2012

The ex former factory Florio, the famous "tonnara" is picturesque and very suggestive... during the visit you go back in the past, and you can review and relive the moments and stages of tuna fishing. Very very impressive. Moreover the "tonnara" is very well maintained and in excellent condition. A stop not to be missed for those who want to... More 

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Address: Address: Via Amendola, 91023 Sicily, Italy
Phone Number: 39092323423
Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Sicily  >  Islands of Sicily  >  Aegadian Islands  >  Favignana
Average Prices: USD 6 - 6

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