There are so many things to discover in this island apart from beautiful sea, beaches, hidden coves etc. This Island is rich of history and peculiarities. One of its main attraction is the byssum Museum where Chiara Vigo still makes sea silk following the tradition and process handed down by her grandma. Discover more on […]
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In an historical moment in which the migration of people from our neighboring countries is the daily debate, the figure of the Holy Martyr Sant’Antioco – the saint who came from the sea – is even more relevant. You might wonder what the figure of a Sardinian Saint has to do with thousands of people dying in […]
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Today the wind blew south east, so we went to the North west part of Sant’Antioco Island: Calasetta. Calasetta is the second village on the Island, much smaller than the main one, Sant’Antioco. There are beatiful beaches there and that part is sheltered by south Winds (sooner or later i will write a post on […]
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Just one hour drive from Sant’Antioco Island and you arrive in Chia, one of the most beautiful and well known area of South Sardinia. Still wild and uncontaminated, there you’ll find silence, amazing nature and cristalline light blue emerald green sea. Just a few pictures for you to have taste of its dunes and sea. It is […]
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Among the necropolis of Punic age in Sardinia, on Sant’Antioco island there is the most important one for the vastness of the funeral plant and for the complexity of the architectural and archaeological remains found in the graves during excavations. From 1754 to the 60s of the last century, Punic tombs were elected as private […]
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Just a 30 min drive from Sant’Antioco and you arrive in Porto Pino, one of the most beautiful beaches of Sardinia. Even Giorgio Armani came for a visit lately (please forgive this little fashion gossip ;-)) It is a very long sandy Caribbean beach with amazing sandy white dune. There are three […]
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Do you know that silk comes from the sea and that there is just one person left able to weave it? Maestro Chiara Vigo lives and works in Sant’Antioco and you can meet her at Byssus Museum and discover the magic of this fabric. Enjoy this video featured on BBC, the magical fabric known as sea […]
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For those of you already on the island but also for you planning to visit soon, here is the summer events programme on Sant’Antioco Island. The programme is unfortunately in italian, title excluded. I hope you’ll be able to understand it anyway. For those of you on Facebook, you can also follow the event page […]
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