Archeology

The southwest of Sardinia and the archipelago of sulcis has a long history dating back some 5000 years ago (2000 BC).

On the island of Sant'Antioco there are findings that date back to the Stone Age, as the Tomb of the Giants Corona de Sa Su Crabi and nuragic village of Grutt'acqua well as thirty nuragic towers.

In the eighth century BC indigenous peoples were in contact with the Phoenicians, who gave the region the name of Solki, that place or safe harbor.



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As our guest...

We can help our guest to get to Sant’Antioco to visit a Tophet and a vast necropolis with Phoenicians, Romans, Greek and Hebrew findings that reflect the considerable influence of ancient peoples on the island.

The particular exibition of the Casa del Bisso is worth a visit for the unique and magic opportunity to meet one of the world’s last spinner of the marine silk called byssus.

The Christian settlements date back to Roman (Empire IV sec. BC), the most significant witness is the church of Sant’Antioco with the catacombs (underground Phoenician thumbs used than by Romans and again by Christians as a place of prayer).

An archaeological museum and ancient stone houses testify the human presence on the island since the pre-historical period.In Sant’Antioco you can visit a Tophet and a vast necropolis with Phoenicians, Romans, Greek and Hebrew findings reflecting the considerable influence of ancient peoples on the island.