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Ex Stabilimento Florio delle Tonnare di Favignana e Formica

Via Giovanni Amendola 29, 91023, Sicily, Italy
+39 324 563 1991
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Don't miss it in the evening

Have a guided tour here in the evening. Extremely interesting and useful to understand the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Davide C
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Tuna processing museum

All these buildings are set over around 2 acres, the buildings could have had a lot more exhibits... read more

Reviewed 29 June 2017
Auckland, New Zealand
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Hours Today: 10:00 - 13:30, 17:00 - 23:30
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
Via Giovanni Amendola 29, 91023, Sicily, Italy
+39 324 563 1991
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Have a guided tour here in the evening. Extremely interesting and useful to understand the destroying overfishing process.

Thank Davide C
Reviewed 29 June 2017 via mobile

All these buildings are set over around 2 acres, the buildings could have had a lot more exhibits most of them are almost empty and all the net anchors are on the beach on the other side that could easily be housed here. It is...More

Thank Epsomt
Reviewed 2 March 2017 via mobile

Beautifull surranding, lovely place. Interesting exhibitions everywhere. The old boats are fantastic!

Thank sylviagrosz
Reviewed 22 January 2017

Learning more about the tuna processing, fishing and selling. The factory was the first one in the world and sold everywhere. The building is in great condition and good tour. Thanks!

Thank Raphael D
Reviewed 23 September 2016

The former processing plant of tuna fish at Favignana island has been working for over 150 years, from the beginning of 19th century until the end of the 20th. It has now been turned into an extremely interesting museum and example of industrial archaelogy. Experienced...More

Thank lapatriarca
Reviewed 18 September 2016

Our guidebooks advised that there were plans to refurbish the derelict former tuna factory but when we arrived we were pleased to discover that this information was out of date and that this improvement had already taken place. Not knowing what was inside, we were...More

Thank mattharvey168
Reviewed 7 September 2016 via mobile

I visited the Ex Stabilimento Florio just a few days ago. Amazing and interesting experience. You learn a lot about tuna fishing and the history of the island. The factory has been renovated in a lovely way and you can breath the love and the...More

Thank 122Rica
Reviewed 2 September 2016 via mobile

Amazing tour of a former tuna canning factory. We took the Italian tour(they also have an English one in the afternoon) an my wife partially translated the guide's story/speech to me. Very informative! Didn't think I woul learn this much about old tuna fishing methods,...More

Thank Radu O
Reviewed 31 August 2016 via mobile

Good for an afternoon visit when you have maxed out your sun exposure. Our guide was Italian speaking only... Overall a very interesting visit

Thank sdauk77
Reviewed 29 August 2016 via mobile

We did a quick whiz around this place, a bit surreal seeing a whole museum about tuna canning but overall worthwhile with really stunning architecture and some interesting exhibits. We couldn't help but wonder that the buildings would make a gorgeous boutique hotel though...

Thank hatayar111
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