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Tonnara del Secco

Zarbo di Mare, 91010, San Vito lo Capo, Sicily, Italy
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Very particular hotspot

The Tonnara has a very unique scenario, it's an abandoned tuna fishing place with a very small spot... read more

Reviewed 7 June 2017
Lala A
Little history of San Vito

Not much left to see. Nice place to check out. Not much parking. Could be a good spot to fish as... read more

Reviewed 29 May 2016
Kade H
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  • Excellent34%
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  • Average15%
  • Poor17%
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7 Jun 2017
“Very particular hotspot”
29 May 2016
“Little history of San Vito”
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Zarbo di Mare, 91010, San Vito lo Capo, Sicily, Italy
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Reviewed 7 June 2017

The Tonnara has a very unique scenario, it's an abandoned tuna fishing place with a very small spot to swim. Rocks, shoes needed! Panorama is beautiful!

1  Thank Lala A
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Reviewed 29 May 2016 via mobile

Not much left to see. Nice place to check out. Not much parking. Could be a good spot to fish as that's what I saw a few locals doing. We stop by on our way to the reserve, spent maybe 20 minutes on site.

Thank Kade H
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Reviewed 15 November 2015

15 minutes drive by car from San Vito Lo Capo just off the road to Zingaro Reserve toward the shore. Despite the ravishingly beautiful natural surroundings this ruined tonnara has the feel of a haunted house to its spooky exteriors. All entryways to the ruins...More

2  Thank Califordan
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Reviewed 21 July 2015 via mobile

A lovely spot but got whacked by jellyfish and didn't return. The Bay of SantaMargherita had good enough snorkeling

1  Thank Michael G
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Reviewed 24 September 2014

Not that much to see but the remains show a piece of a different Sicily and the view towards Zingaro is amazing.

Thank Sorin-Sfetcu
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Reviewed 14 September 2014

Don't expect to find a parking lot nearby! Better walk for a while and you will be rewarded. Nowadays the "Tonnara" is only a remain of a big factory where tuna was taken and processed. Some 50 fishermen and workers used to live there. Activities...More

3  Thank Alberto M
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Reviewed 17 July 2014

Don't know really why to see it (why did I bother?). Maybe from the boat have a glance at it, knowing that fishermen used it to produce tuna meat back in the days... But that all...

1  Thank olliemat
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