Until short time ago, it was used from Fisherman also like a deposit. But of course, the History of this place are more long and more important. It was one of the most important business place for all southeast Sicily. The Tuna Fish is part of history of a lot of family here. It is one important piece of Eloro District Culture. Many Chef considering this Fish the more important element of Sicilian Kitchen.
Now it’s closed but is possible to visit, is still visible the “death room” the last part of Tonnara where fisherman made “Mattanza” it consists to pull the nets for kill the Tuna and put in the ships. Now this “event” is forbidden because to “raw”but Tuna today, like a lot of fish on Mediterranean need to be protected and Mattanza we think was not the cause.
Coordinate 36.691228, 15.134247