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Isola Sant'Antioco (Sulcis Sardegna)

Isola Sant'Antioco (Sulcis Sardegna)

Characteristics

Description

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 for the unique archaeological site of the ancient Phoenician city of Sulcis andfor crafts linen, called "sea silk".

It is part of the archipelago of Sulcis.

29/10/2012
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Sant'Antioco est une ile rocheuse, à l'exception de la côte NE bordée de salines se prolongeant jusqu'à la côte sarde. L'ile est reliée à la Sardaigne par une chaussée. Elle est débordée à courte distance par des hauts-fonds.

L'île est dotée de splendides petites plages mais  elle est aussi célèbre pour le site archéologique de la cité Phénicienne de Sulcis et pour l'artisanat du lin, la dénommée "soie de la mer".

Elle fait partie de l'archipel des Sulcis.

29/10/2012
Update
Sant'Antioco è un isola rocciosa, con l'eccezione della costa NE foderato con soluzione salina che si estende fino alla costa sarda. L'isola è collegata alla Sardegna da una strada rialzata. E 'sopraffatto da branchi.

L’isola di Sant’Antioco è nota soprattutto per le sue splendide spiaggette, ma anche per l’eccezionale sito archeologico della città fenicia di Sulcis e per l’artigianato del bisso, la cosiddetta "seta del mare".

Fa parte dell'arcipelago del Sulcis.

29/10/2012
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Localisation

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Sites around Isola Sant'Antioco (Sulcis Sardegna)
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Porto Sciusciau (Sant'Antioco Sardegna)

Porto Sciusciau is made up of rocks and rock cliffs.Its attraction are the four natural arches at sea level, a really evocative experience for those interested in going through them, perhaps with a mask and flippers to further admire the underwater world rich in pleasant surprises.
Anchor ...
30 Oct 12

Capo Sperone (S. Antioco Sardegna)

Sperone cape is a rock at the S extremity of Sant'Antioco island. It faces della Vacca and del Vitello islands, and farther, del Toro island.It is low and rocky, and dominated by the building of an ancient semaphore.
30 Oct 12

Cala Sa Canna (S Antioco Capo Sperone Sardegna)

Just E Speone cape is a small cove where it is possible to anchor to W in about 5 m.The gusts of relapse Maestrale are strong.NW cove is a small jety for small local boats.
31 Oct 12

Baia di Coe Quaddus (S Antioco Sardegna)

Coe Quaddus is a bay located SE of Sant Antioco, in the Palmas gulf.
It is sheltered of W and NW winds.Anchor in 5 m, E of the beach.
31 Oct 12

Porto Cannai (S Antioco Sardegna)

After Cannai tower appears Cannai Bay (Porto Cannai). It is a set of three beautiful beaches.
You can anchor, in about 4 m, in the W bay, well protected from the NW winds.
31 Oct 12

Torre Cannai (Sant Antioco Sardegna)

Cannai (or Canai) tower built in 1757,  remained active until 1815. She had a supervisory role of information and communication to military units responsible for the defense of the island Sant Antioco.
29 Oct 12

Cala Sapone

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

Secca della Vacca S. Antioco (Sardegna)

Between the tower Canai and the cape Sperone, the "Secca delle Vacca" is a real danger not clearly visible by rough weather.
16 Aug 18

Cala Maladroxia (S Antioco Palmas Sardegna)

Cala Maladroxia (or Maladroscia) is bordered by a sandy beach and a small village.

It is not sheltered but might be time to stop bathing.
31 Oct 12

Banco Pomata ( S Antioco Sardegna)

Banco Pomata is a detached rocky patch, lies about 1 NM W/NW of Sperone cape.A wreck is near this patch.It is a diving point.
30 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

Isolotti La Vacca ed il Vitello - S. Antioco (Sardegna)

La Vacca islet, flat top and steep banks, houses the home of an old lighthouse.

It is extended to N and SW by shoals.

Beside it is the small del Vitello islet, devoid of vegetation and pierced big shots, still visible in the rock, fired from ships in exercises.
It ...
31 Oct 12
Local Area

Archipelago del Sulcis (Sardegna)

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 ...
4 Nov 12

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

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
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