Top things to do in Sulcis

Top Choice Museum in Sant'Antioco

Museo Archeologico

This great little museum is one of the best in southern Sardinia. It has a fascinating collection of local archaeological finds, as well as models of nuraghic houses and Sant'Antioco as it would have looked in the 4…
Top Choice Seafood in Carloforte

Osteria Della Tonnara da Andrea

Located at the waterfront's southern end, this charming restaurant is one of the best places to taste the local tuna (though it's only available in the tuna-fishing season). Signature dishes include lasagnetta di to…
Top Choice Osteria in Santadi

Cibus

Santadi's local wines provide the ideal accompaniment to rustic country fare at this delightful osteria not long open. Handsomely decorated with wooden wine barrels, exposed brick and a sloping timber roof, it serve…
Top Choice Viewpoint in Isola di San Pietro

Capo Sandalo

The westernmost point of the island, Capo Sandalo is a superb vantage point, commanding breathtaking views down the cliff-bound coast. From the car park near the lighthouse, a marked trail (the Sentiero Rosso) heads…
Top Choice Pizza in Sant'Antioco

Rubiu

Craft beer, creative pizzas and a laid-back warehouse vibe await at this contemporary microbrewery. Housed in an industrial grey building, complete with bar and shiny aluminium brewing tanks, it has a terrific selec…
Archaeological Site in Pula & Around

Nora

About 4km from Pula, Nora's ruins are all that remain of what was once one of Sardinia's most powerful cities. Founded by Phoenicians in the 8th century BC, it later became an important Punic centre, and in the 3rd …
Archaeological Site in Sulcis

Necropoli di Montessu

One of Sardinia's most important archaeological sites, this ancient necropolis occupies a natural rocky amphitheatre in the verdant countryside near Villaperuccio. It dates to the Ozieri period (approximately 3000 B…
Beach in Isola di San Pietro

Cala Fico

On the island's northwest coast, the rocky inlet of Cala Fico is one of the island's hidden beauty spots and, along with Isola del Corno, home to a nesting colony of Eleonora's falcons. The bay, resembling a tiny fj…
Seafood in Carloforte

Al Tonno di Corsa

With its summery dining rooms and terrace overlooking Carloforte's rooftops, this refined restaurant specialises in fresh seafood. The star of the menu is the local tuna, which appears in various guises – smoked, gr…
Catacomb in Sant'Antioco

Basilica di Sant’Antioco Martire Catacombs

According to legend, St Antiochus was condemned to work in the island's lead mines by the Romans after he refused to recant his faith. But he escaped, hidden in a tar barrel, and was taken in by an underground Chris…