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  • The Muma and the Maestri d’Ascia

    This excellent little musem reveals the skills and secrets of wooden ship-building, while also focusing on protection of the island's natural habitats.

    Lungomare Cristoforo Colombo 25, Sant'Antioco SU
    Museums
  • The stone towers

    Come and enjoy the evocative atmosphere of the nuraghi, evidence of the ancient nuragic civilization and symbol of the history of Sardinia.

    Complesso Nuragico di Grutti''e Acqua, Sant'Antioco SU
    Historical sites
  • The Archaeological Museum and the Tophet

    If you are interested in the history of the island, and want to explore the customs and traditions of the ancient civilisations that once lived here, you should definitely visit the MAB Ferruccio Barreca Archaeological Museum.

    Via Sabatino Moscati, Sant'Antioco SU
    Traditions
  • Local crafts

    Sant'Antioco has an important cultural heritage in working with byssus, "the silk of the sea", wood carving in the style of the historic school of Giovanni Cossu, and the skilled craft of weaving reeds and rushes.

    Traditions
  • Ethnographic Museum, Underground Village and Savoy Fort

    The historic centre of Sant'Antioco contains some iconic places in the life of the island: the ancient tombs reoccupied as an Underground Village, the symbol of the resistance in the form of the Savoy Fort, and the historic evidence of agro-pastoral life on display in the Ethnographic Museum.

    Via Necropoli 24/D, Sant'Antioco SU
    Historical sites
  • S. Antioco Martyr Patron Saint of Sardinia

    Anyone who visits the island cannot fail to know his name and be fascinated by his story: Antiochus, the saint who came from the sea and tended both bodies and souls.

    Traditions
  • The Sulky Necropolis

    The Punic Necropolis of Sulcis is an immense underground cemetery, and unique of its kind: both in terms of the type of tombs, and for its sheer size. Indeed, it covers about 10 hectares, and contains thousands of tombs hewn into the rock.

    Via Giosuè Carducci, Sant'Antioco SU
    Historical sites
  • Traditional costumes: the fashions of the past

    You are sure to be impressed by the different fabrics and textures of these finely embroidered costumes, a legacy of fashions in the past.

    Traditions
  • The Basilica and the Catacombs

    The Basilica and Catacombs of Sant'Antioco Martire are a monument to the faith, tradition and culture of the island. Over the centuries, many generations have come to pay homage to the Saint, making these places a focus of Christianity in Sardinia.

    Piazza Parrocchia 22, Sant'Antioco SU
    Historical sites

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