Portoscuso tower lies on a hill overlooking the small maritime town, including the small Ghinghetta cove and the cliff of Port Paleddu. Strategic location from wich you can maintain eye contact with the other coastal towers (Calasetta and Carloforte).
Scoglio La Ghinghetta lies 1 NM of Portoscuso entrance and is surrounded by rocks. A light is shown from a tower, 10 m high, standing on this rocky shoal.Several shoal patches, with depth of 3 to 7 m lie about 1,6 NM WNW of the light and are marked by a lighted buoy.
Portovesme harbour is located 2NM SE Altano cape and in the vicinity of the industrial complex of Portoscuso.The major commercial port is an industrial area not really suitable for yachts, moreover there is no place reserved for boaters.Tel/Fax: 0781 509114
Altano cape is high (106 m) and rocky.Dei Meli island is W cape.With Altano cape opens the archipelago del Sulcis area.Beware to tuna nets which are generally indicated and may extend to approximately 3 NM W Cape.