The Comune of Sant'Antioco is located on the island placed in the south-west coast of Sardinia. Sant' Antioco is connected to the main island by an artificial isthmus passable bye car and is 84 Km from Cagliari. Sant 'Antioco is a small town with a wide tourist services, you can find several hotels, B&B, holiday cottages and you can take many excursions and tours to learn about this amazing area of Sardinia.
In the eighth century BC island of S. Antioco was colonized by the Phoenicians who established an important trading base. The town was built by different nations, evidenced by the enormous archaeological heritage from the Nuraghe to Roman buildings. Sant'Antioco developed especially during the reign of Carlo Emanuele III who made several useful reforms for the development of the town.
Sant'Antioco is a colourful and lively town that comes alive during the summer, with events and attractions for all ages: restaurants, shops, night clubs and discos. During the day you can visit the beautiful beaches with crystal clear water and white sandy harbours also characterized by cliffs and rugged landscapes. There are several beaches, with dining establishments, specially the beach of Maladroxia 8 km from the town, full of different services including a pizzeria, restaurant and supermarket, spacious parking. Lovers of the cliffs can choose between Is Praneddas, Cala della Signora, Cala Grotta and Nido dei passeri. Sant'Antioco is dotted with coves accessible only by sea, as the impressive grotta di Portu e' Su Drigu. On the island of S. Antioco you can visit many archaeological remains like the Tophet Fenicio dating from the eighth century BC, an archaeological site formerly dedicated to the burial of children. On the island of S. Antioco are also located other archaeological monuments such as the Punic Necropolis, the underground village, the Forte Sabaudo, known as "Sa Guardia de su Pisu" built on the highest point in Sant 'Antioco. You can visit the Ethnographic Museum Su Magasinu de su Binu and the Municipal Archaeological Museum.
Sant'Antioco offers a holiday full of attractions, book online your hotel and the tour on Sardegna Magica.