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Archipelago del Sulcis (Sardegna)

Archipelago del Sulcis (Sardegna)

Characteristics

Description

The archipelago of Sulcis (Italian Arcipelago del Sulcis or Sulcitano) is a short distance from the coast of Sardinia, in the southwest, facing the province Carbonia Iglesias, to which the territory of the islands is connected.

Con capo Altano si apre la zona dell'archipelago dei Sulcis.

The arcipelago consists of two main islands Sant'Antioco island (108 km2) and the island of San Pietro (51 km2) and a few small islands, of which only one is inhabited island Piana (0.2 km2), the others are Isola Toro, Isola Vacca, Isola del Corno and isola dei Ratti.
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L'archipel des Sulcis (en italien Arcipelago del Sulcis ou Sulcitano) se trouve à peu de distance de la côte de la Sardaigne, au sud-ouest, face à la province de Carbonia-Iglesias, à laquelle le territoire de ces îles est rattaché.

Avec le cap Altano s'ouvre la zone de l'archipel dei Sulcis.

L'archipel comprend deux îles principales l'île Sant'Antioco (108 km2) et l'île San Pietro (51 km2) et quelques petites îles, parmi lesquelles une seule est habitée, l'île Piana (0,2 km2), les autres étant l' Isola il Toro, l' Isola la Vacca, l' isola del Corno et l' isola dei Ratti.

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Archipelago del Sulcis (Sardegna)
Archipelago del Sulcis (Sardinia)
27/10/2012
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Joëlle
L'arcipelago del Sulcis (o sulcitano) è a breve distanza dalla costa della Sardegna, a SW, di fronte alla provincia di Carbonia Iglesias, alla quale il territorio delle isole è collegato.

With Altano cape the arcipelago del Sulcis opens.

L'arcipelago è costituito da due isole principali, isola di Sant'Antioco (108 km2) e l'isola di San Pietro (51 km2) e poche piccole isole, delle quali solo una isola è abitata, isola Piana (0,2 km2), gli altri sono Isola Toro, Isola la Vacca, l'Isola del Corno e Isola dei Ratti.


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Sites around Archipelago del Sulcis (Sardegna)
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Isola Sant'Antioco (Sulcis Sardegna)

Sant'Antioco island is rocky, with the exception of the NE coast lined with saline extending to the Sardinian coast. The island is connected to Sardinia by a causeway. She is overwhelmed by short shoals.
Sant'Antioco island is best best known for its beautiful beaches, but also ...
29 Oct 12

Isola di San Pietro (Sulcis Sardegna)

San Pietro island is SW of Sardegna. Caloforte is the only town and the only harbour of the island.San Pietro island is fairly flat in the S, it is higher in the center and rugged in the center and N. SW coast of the island is rugged and arid. It is very indented and form numerous ...
28 Oct 12

Secca Mangiabarche (Calasetta S. Antioco Sardegna)

At 8 NM NNW of Sperone cape, at about 1,5 NM of the coast, is the "Mangiabarche" rock marked by a light.It's a dive site. The place is particularly exposed to winds and currents, so be very careful and dive a day preferably with a time stable.
30 Oct 12

Spiaggia Grande (Calasetta S Antioco Sardegna)

Spiaggia Grande is  a wide arc-shaped inlet closed right from Punta Maggiore, where stands an old tuna fishery over the red rocks, and left Punta della Salina.

Anchor in about 3 m in the SW part where the headland provides shelter from the open sea.
31 Oct 12

Cala Lunga (S Antioco Sardegna)

Deep indentation surrounded by rocks and well protected from the winds, at the bottom there is a beautiful sandy beach.

The anchorage is nice and wild in a clear water.
This anchorage is not recommended in rough seas because of the many rocks and shoals that clutters the cove.
31 Oct 12

Secca delle Saline (Calasetta S Antioco Sardegna)

Secca della Saline, a shoal area with several rocks awash, lies about 0.2 mile offshore, 1 mile SW of Punta di Manca.
30 Oct 12

Canale di S. Pietro (Sardinia)

Channel S. Pietro is the arm of the sea which lies between S. Pietro island in W, and S. Antioco island and the Sardinia coast to E.

The maximum draugh permitted in the channel is 5m, many shoals obstruct the channel and restrict the passage.

At the level of Caloforte, ...
28 Oct 12

Cala delle Saline (S Antioco Sardegna)

After the tip delle Saline is a pond behind the beach, and Delle Saline beach continues to expand with sand dunes covered with abundant vegetation that separates the pond.

This cove is popular with windsurfers who take advantage of the wind blowing offshore.

Well sheltered ...
31 Oct 12

Punta Nera (S Pietro Sardegna)

Punta Nera, S Caloforte, so named because of its dark color of its rocks. It is characterized by shallow water and flat land cultivated, dotted with white houses.
28 Oct 12

Cala di Punta Nera (San Pietro Sardegna)

This small cove is S Punta Nera. It is divided into two parts by a strip of dark rocks.Anchorage sheltered drom N and SW winds, by 8 m.
28 Oct 12

Cala Sapone

Possible to anchor but access tricky. Sandy beach.
16 Aug 18

Punta delle Colonne (S. Pietro Sardegna)

Punta delle Colonne, S end of S. Pietro island. It is is the most southern tip of the island, and it marks the beginning of the rocky part of the island. In fact, although not higher than 20 meters, the walls of rocks fall into the sea with an impressive verticality.

Throughout ...
28 Oct 12
Local Area

Sardegna

Sardinia is the second largest island in the Mediterranean. Sardinia was made a self-governing region of Italy in 1948.
Sardinia offers coves and beaches relatively quiet. In the North as in the South the sailor will find there many anchorages.
The northern beaches are ...
19 Oct 17

Méditerranée - Mediterranean

La Méditerranée est reliée à l'océan Atlantique par le détroit de Gibraltar à l'ouest, à la mer de Marmara et à la mer Noire par les Dardanelles et le Bosphore à l'est. Le canal de Suez au sud-est relie la Méditerranée à la mer Rouge.
Îles méditerranéennesLes principales ...
13 Mar 15

Capo Altano a Capo S. Marco (Sardegna)

Betweene Altano cape and Pecora cape the coast is high and rocky and peaks almost everywhere.All this part of the coast is at short distance overwhelmed by small islands.Between Pecora Cape and  Frasca Cape the coast is high, steep and healthy.Gulf of Oristano, oval, opens between ...
9 Nov 12

Capo S. Marco a Capo Mannu S Nicolo (Sardegna)

Entre le cap S. Marco et le cap Mannu la côte est en générale basse. A 2,7 M au NW du phare de cap S. Marco la tour ronde Sevo est bien visible du large.
Devant cette partie de la côte se trouvent le rocher "Il Catalano" et l'îlot "Mal-di-Ventre".
Au NE du cap Manu se trouve ...
12 Nov 12
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