The sardinian engagement ring

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 […]

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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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Christmas time in Sant’Antioco

Christmas is in the air and you can feel it everywhere in Sant’Antioco. Christmas lights shine in the streets and people are very busy in these days getting ready for all the celebrations. As a fact there’s so much going on in the island at Christmas time: here’s the calendar of all the events. Let […]

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Who is Saint Antiochus martyr?

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, […]

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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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