Artikel mit dem Tag "Tonnara"

27. Juni 2022
This ancient tonnara (a traditional fishing system for tuna) is one of the largest in the Mediterranean Sea. It was here that Ignazio Florio, by the end of the 19th century, created the revolutionary method of preservation of tuna, and built his famous plant. Today, this precious example of industrial architecture provides an insight into the history of the Florio family, that of the tuna factory and the practice of ‘mattanza’ (or tuna killing). In addition to visiting the factory itself,...