Chiara Vigo and the ancient secrets of Byssus, the sea silk

An extraordinary woman, the last master of the sea silk  who preserves and tries to hand down one of the oldest knowledge in the world

Meeting with the inhabitant and discovery of Sardinian culture

One of the oldest cities in the entire Mediterranean Sea, Sant'Antioco, hosts Chiara Vigo, the Sardinian Master of the marine byssus.


We will visit her small lab where she will tell us some of the mysteries about the byssus and show us how she transforms it into strings of gold and elastic sea silk, woven later with her loom.

The tour ends with the visit of Sant'Antioco

Important information

Included in the price:

  • Certified Tourist Guide
  • Civil liability insurance
  • Transfer from Cagliari or Pula

Payement conditions

A deposit will be required by the confirmation

The balance  has to be paid on the spot by cash to the guide

Terms of cancelation:

  • No fees in case of cancellation arrived between more than 48 hours before the date of the excursion
  • In the event of cancellation arriving between 48 hours before the date of the excursion or in case of no show, the totality of the excursion will be invoiced.

In case of bad weather or unavailability of the guide, the excursion could be canceled. We will offer you the following alternatives:

  • another date
  • another excursion
  • Refund of the amount paid

from 70€ per person

This tour requires a minimum of 4 people, please send us your request, we will try to join you to other people

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How to book

  • Make the reservation through the calendar at the top right. You will receive confirmation within 24 hours
  • No amount is withdrawn if the activity is not available
  • No need to print the confirmation, it is sufficient to show the voucher with the smartphone

How to dress

  • Confortable clothes and shoes

How to reach the meeting point

Once the booking is confirmed, we will send you the exact location via a google link. The meeting place is reached by one's own means.