Are you superstitious? Sometimes I am. We discovered a very interesting object in Sardinia that it is sad to protect from evil eye and negative energies. It is called Su Coccu and it is available in some jewelries in Sant’Antioco. I was given by my husband on the occasion of Martina’s birth to remove from […]Read more "Su Coccu"
Far away from the throngs of sun worshippers and tourists that clutter the upper reaches of Sardinia, Sant’Antioco offers a haven of peace and tranquillity, with unspoilt sandy beaches, hidden coves and historical towns and villages. If you want to capture a glimpse of the real Sardinia, then here it is! (Sunday World, Secret Sardinia: The Hidden […]Read more "Sant’Antioco hidden coves: Cala Grotta"
Who doesn’t know the for ever young italian singer and actor Gianni Morandi and his song “get mommy to send you buy some milk”? These days he is shooting a tv series “Pietro’s island” in Sant’Antioco island and Carloforte plus other location of sulcis area. The purpose of this tv series is to show people the beauty of […]Read more "Get mommy to send you buy some milk in Sant’Antioco island"
Sant’Antioco’s most beautiful corner to me is the Cala Sapone one. Just drive your car following the sign to Coaquaddus beach but then keep the right and follow to Cala Sapone. As soon as you reach it the view is breathtaking, the land is wide and all around is windy and enchanting. The Cala Sapone […]Read more "Enjoy an amazing sunset at Cala Sapone on Sant’Antioco Island"
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"
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"