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Tonnara Florio Favignana

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Address: Via Amendola | Favignana, 91023 Sicily, Italy
Phone Number: 324 5631991
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Wonderful movie and overview of the life of the tuna pescadore in the early days of the industry when it was thriving.

The museum contained boats, equipment, nets, anchors and lots of interesting labeled pictures. We wandered for over 2 hours after watching the b/w movie filmed during the big... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed October 1, 2014
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Lake Bluff, Illinois 60044
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Lake Bluff, Illinois 60044
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39 reviews 39 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

The museum contained boats, equipment, nets, anchors and lots of interesting labeled pictures. We wandered for over 2 hours after watching the b/w movie filmed during the big catch in 1931.

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

This is a beautifully designed museum that gives you a real insight into the Mattanza. Our guide was great and the film of the Mattanza compulsive viewing.

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York, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

I love the Museum for a number of reasons: 1) Its amazingly beautiful setting 2) the history and architecture of the building 3) the freshness of the exhibition 4) the history of tuna fishing, with the mesmerizing chants, the industrial packaging lines 5) the lovely walled courtyard garden

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City of Venice, Italy
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

An amazing way to get acquainted with the old ways of fishing tuna, now that industrial ships are depleting the seas. The past in front your eyes, now that we do not have any future.

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The Hague, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014 via mobile

We really enjoyed our visit to the tuna factory. There were only Italian speaking guides and the descriptions are mostly in Italian as well, but the image and movie speak for itself. What a massive undertaking this must have been. The museum is so much more than a dry inventory of the tuna fishing, but it really brings the place... More 

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North Little Rock, Arkansas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2014

I walked from the Porto to the Tonnaro. It is an easy walk...pretty much flat the entire way. It was a lovely day for taking pictures of the Porto and the Tonnaro. I really got lost in the beauty of the old iron gates, old boats, trees and architecture. It is a real jewel of Favignana. I tried to imagine... More 

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MALTA
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2013

we always found the place closed no idea about this place :( :( very sorry to say this eeee eeeeeeeeeeeeee

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2012

The Tonnara Florio (later Parodi) is now transformed into a museum, which shows effectively all the processing of the tuna fish, from fishing to shipping the tins. Explanations are interesting and complete. There is a nice sections with "live" interviews to former workers.

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Additional Information about Tonnara Florio Favignana

Address: Address: Via Amendola | Favignana, 91023 Sicily, Italy
Phone Number: 324 5631991
Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Sicily  >  Islands of Sicily  >  Aegadian Islands  >  Favignana

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