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The Red Tonyina Day celebrates the 10 years of the Tuna Tour

This week cap, the City Council of l’Ametlla de Mar together with the Balfegó Group have organized the Tonyina Roja Day with tastings, music performances, gastronomy shows and workshops on marine conservation.

It is the result of an event that is recovering after two years of the pandemic and that enguany compta amb the special celebration of the anniversary of the Tuna Tour, the unique activity in the whole country that allowed to swim with tonyines roges.

Així, during the rest of the day, at the Port of l’Ametlla de Mar it is possible to taste the red tonyina, the star product of the municipality, at a price of 3 euros and it lasts for several recreational activities.

Among the musical performances, stand out those of Miqui Puig, the Xaranga Suquet Calero, the concert of Sophie and The Swing Cat, the Argentinian DJ Sound Tupinamba, or the performance of Enric Font from the RAC105 program ‘Ja tardes’.

There will also be a kaitai and a species of the red tonyina to divulge all the values ​​that the Balfegó company has created in this particular species. Moreover, during the day and every hour, it is possible to gaudir de passejades amb el Tuna Tour, sense bany.

Tot això, free of charge and at the port of l’Ametlla de Mar, from the boat of the Tuna Tour.

The desired anniversary also coincides with the two years of the Tuna Race Balfegó test, a competition in open waters promoted by the mateixa company, which will also have this week’s cap.

Tuna Tour, which actively participates in the promotion and development of sustainable tourism activity in Terres de l’Ebre, starts the season there, which is expected to exceed 20,000 visitors.

gastronomic days

The event will be the start date of the Jornades Gastronòmiques d’aquesta espècie per excel·lència in the municipality, which will last until May 15. Hi, fifteen restaurants and three bars in the town participate.

Tonyina tartar with bou cor de bou and guacamole, creamy tonyina rice, tataki, sashimi or grilled tonyina with sweetened tomatoes are some of the dishes that make up the fortnight of menus that the restaurants of the municipality have prepared and that have the red tonyina as the protagonist. All the menus are paired with DO Terra Alta wines and have a price per person of between 30 and 50 euros.

A banda, thirteen bars of the town participate in the Ruta de la Tapa, amb petites elaboracions com tonyina amb coixí d’hummus i un toc de mar, torrada amb tonyina, chutney de maduixes, wassabi i brots tendres or mini hamburger by tonyina amb lime and soy mayonnaise. Cadascuna de les tapes has a price of 4 euros with a fifth Heineken included, which sponsors the route.

  • L’Ametlla de Mar
  • Tuna Tour

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