Visit Sant’Antioco in 2015

The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2015 annual report for this blog. Here’s an excerpt: A New York City subway train holds 1,200 people. This blog was viewed about 5,600 times in 2015. If it were a NYC subway train, it would take about 5 trips to carry that many people. Click here to […]

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Basilica of Sant’Antioco

In Sant’Antioco in the old town is located the Basilica of Sant’Antioco. It is a must see in the island because of its beauty and to understand the story of the place. It is a quite complex building, built around a central core consisting of the primitive martyrium dating back to the fourth century. Here […]

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Sant’Antioco’s hidden treasures: is Pirixeddus punic necropolis

On the occasion of the European Heritage Days 2015, the Punic necropolis situated at Is Pirixeddus in Sant’Antioco has been exceptionally re-opened to public, just for a day. Visitors had the chance to visit this amazing beauty (photo credits Carlo Eustacchi) In ’98 there were stability problems and the necropolis has been closed for restoration works […]

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Sant’Antioco Martyr’s relics back to Sant’Antioco after 400 years

Antiochus of Sulcis ( 95-127 ) was the first Christian martyr in Sardinia and the founder of the first Christian community in Sardinia. He was probably a doctor under the empire of Adriano, working in Cappadocia and Galatia, converting many people to Christianity. For this reason, Antioco was tortured and sentenced to exile in Sardinia, an […]

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Easter in Sant’Antioco

Easter break is approaching. Did you know that in Sant’Antioco, the island in the island of Sardinia, the religious rites of the Holy Week are particularly felt? The Good Friday procession, mold Catalan, is a very suggestive one. Easter morning is held the ritual of ” Su Incontru “, “the encounter”: the Risen Christ and […]

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Why I started this blog

I love Sant’Antioco island and its people. More than 10 Years ago we decided to buy our Place in this little paradise island and had the chance to experience it all: its colors, flavors, wild nature, beautiful beaches, roman and fenician ruins, local religious rituals, the food, the wine, the kindness of its   inhabitants […]

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