The Canai tower dominates the Gulf of Palmas, overlooking the coast, the island and the Cow and the Bull islets. Around the Tower and along the road to Capo Sperone there are several small and hidden coves with an emerald green sea sheltered for bathing. One of those is Turri, a beautiful rocky beach. Depending […]Read more "#Turri #beach in #santantioco"
If you’re a traveller who will go anywhere to experience a truly astonishing view, then drive to Capo Sperone. Located on the southern tip of the island, the clifftop offers unrivaled views of the little volcanic islands that lie a little further out to sea, including Vitellino and Toro. On a really good day, you […]Read more "Capo Sperone – view, wild nature and crystalline water"
Since Saint Valentine’s day is approaching, I thought it was the right moment to tell you about a sardinian gift which could be precious and original for your lover. Last year I was crazily fascinated by the sardinian ring in the picture (the Fede Sarda). Apart from its beauty and the particular technique used for […]Read more "The sardinian engagement ring"
Antiochus is the saint who gave the name to the island of Sant’Antioco. His story is very interesting. 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. Antiochus, despite the difficulties, […]Read more "Who is Saint Antiochus martyr?"
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 […]Read more "Basilica of Sant’Antioco"
When I arrived in Sant’Antioco 8 years ago, I wasn’t a big fan of tuna fish. I had tasted those canned tuna they sell in the supermarket and I always didn’t like it. One day my husband told me to taste Sant’Antioco’s canned tuna and I was happily surprised: it was delicious. From then the tuna […]Read more "Tuna fish and tuna fishing traps, Sant’Antioco island"
Don’t forget: #santantiocogoestor0me! 31/10-8/11 itinerary #art #exhibition at Palazzo Valentini, Rome.Read more "Sant’Antioco goes to Rome: a journey through art and devotion"
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 […]Read more "Sant’Antioco’s hidden treasures: is Pirixeddus punic necropolis"
If you are a bier and pizza lover, this is your place. Fabrizio, Tiziana and Luca started their activity in 2009 and since then they have been doing great: they won international bier competitions, they moved to a bigger place, they introduced various tasty and healthy dough for pizzas, they cooked fantastic desserts and opened […]Read more "Rubiu: bier, pizza and flamingos"
On 18th September Sant’Antioco went to Expo2015 together with other small beautiful islands. In this video by RaiExpo (in italian), a short resume of how it went there at the Auditorium. http://www.rai.tv/dl/RaiTV/programmi/media/ContentItem-0d9a84b5-32c7-462a-968d-f01864b68ce4.html?iframe Mario Corongiu, Sant’Antioco’s Mayor, president of the small island committee spoke on behalf of the island and a tasting of some of Sant’Antioco’s excellences […]Read more "Sant’Antioco goes to EXPO 2015 Milan"