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?"
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 […]Read more "Sant’Antioco Martyr’s relics back to Sant’Antioco after 400 years"
Sant’Antioco Island is located in the extreme South West of Sardinia. It is about 90 km from Cagliari (port and airport), 300 km from Olbia port and 250 km from Porto Torres, the main points of arrival in Sardinia. You can have fun planning your trip to Sant’Antioco, which could turn out to be an […]Read more "How to get to Sant’Antioco"
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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 […]Read more "Easter in Sant’Antioco"