The island is located in the southwest of Sardinia, just 90 km from Cagliari. The island's surface area is about 108 km² and is the fourth largest island in Italy after Sicily, Sardinia and Elba. You do not need to sail to the island as there is a bridge connecting it to the rest of Sardinia.
Sant'Antioco is one of the most unknown and less touristy places from Sardinia, but at the same time very charming and financially accessible to all. The southwestern part of Sardinia has dazzlin landscapes with cristal clear waters and beaches (also child friendly) and on some even flamingo's. When you visit the southern part of Sardinia, a trip to Sant'Antioco should not be missed out on.
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The main cities are Sant'antioco and Calasetta. The city Antioco, which has 12,000 inhabitants, is located on the ruins of the ancient Phoenician city of Solki, founded by the Phoenicians in the 8th century BC