South Western Sardinia
The coast of the Sulcis Iglesiente is disquieting, characterised by excavated roads and long beaches with dunes and cliffs, where the rare hawks called Eleonarae still nest. The land has been populated since the old Ages as evidenced by Montessu's necropolis with its Domus de Janas (Witches' houses).
Afterwards the Fenicians came and transformed Sant'Antioco
in one of the most important port of the Mediterranean, where all the wealth extracted from the mines, gold included, were loaded.
The most important inhabited centres in this area are Iglesias