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Tonnara Florio Favignana

Via Amendola, 91023, Sicily, Italy
+39 324 563 1991
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A great museum, full of history

After a full day at sea, the Tonnara Florio Favignana was a great way to get back on land and see... read more

Reviewed 27 November 2016
Barbara G
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Bondi, Australia
Stupid Opening hours not adapted for tourists

Coming from Marsala, I went to Favignana with aliscafo on Sunday the 25th of September, aiming at... read more

Reviewed 9 October 2016
brucharrier
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Palermo, Italy
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Via Amendola, 91023, Sicily, Italy
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Reviewed 27 November 2016

After a full day at sea, the Tonnara Florio Favignana was a great way to get back on land and see how the island used to live around the Tuna. It must be sayed that the tuna in Favignana is incredible but it was very...More

Thank Barbara G
Reviewed 9 October 2016

Coming from Marsala, I went to Favignana with aliscafo on Sunday the 25th of September, aiming at visiting the tonnera. Unfortunately, when I arrived (approx 12:00) the tonnera was closing down. The next opening was planned at 17:00: just when I had to leave with...More

Thank brucharrier
Reviewed 16 September 2016 via mobile

They do guided tours, with duration of 1h. We had a Italian guide perhaps they do also in English but not sure. It's impressive to see how they worked. Also sad to see how humans perfected this industry of dead and the tuna disappear.

Thank Poolman111
Reviewed 31 July 2016

Take a trip through time and see the remains of the Roman sea battles which have been preserved in the museum before taking a tour of the factories which made the island its fortune. Wonderful history tour and a lesson that even a small island...More

Thank 72_Matt-07
Reviewed 25 July 2016 via mobile

It's very interesting to visit this place listening and learning about illuminated Italian industrials of two centuries ago and local tradition and culture. You have also the possibility to discover a piece of Roman history hearing about the naval battle around the islands that put...More

Thank Giuseppe G
Reviewed 30 April 2016

Very interesting old tonnara turned into a museum, with a particular emphasis on the history (and downfall) of the Florio family. Exhibits include some amazing old fishing boats. Open only in the morning. One of the last surviving workers explained what life was like when...More

1  Thank Tom A
Reviewed 9 March 2016

amazing place if you can imagine when the tuna fishing was at it's peak, would not have been the most pleasant place to work though!

Thank Ewan G
Reviewed 29 January 2016

We visited tonnara at the last evening during our three days stay in Favignana and it really was worth it. Tonnara building is nicely illuminated at evening, exhibition is informative and was interesting even for our 5 years old grand daughter. Tuna story is presented...More

Thank Lauris L
Reviewed 17 October 2015

Museum of tools and way to hunt tunas.Way how they produce canted tuna from hunting,cooking..... Very nice guiding .Story about you will never forget. Thanks to Mr Peppe for giving us feeling of been and working in Tuna factory.

Thank ilovedive
Reviewed 12 October 2015

There is so much history here that it is well worth a visit. We joined the free tour which is very detailed, however it is only offered in Italian.

1  Thank Emily V
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