Buggerru is a seaside village which lies in the province of Carbonia-Iglesias on the island of Sardinia and is located to the northwest of Cagliari and Carbonia.
The town is set on a suggestive gorge with a slight slope towards the Mediterranean Sea where there is a beautiful and well-equipped harbor and where the famous beach of Buggerru sits between 2 impressive rocky promontories.
The village of Buggerru is surrounded by mountains which are covered with numerous historical ruins that tell the mineral past of such a tiny village which once upon the main center for the exports of precious minerals like the black obsidian to the whole Europe.
The area is dotted with various old mines out of use, some beautiful caves and tunnels that are worth visiting.
Buggerru is also a renowned yacht charter destination in the area and hosts 2 marinas: Marina Buggerru that can accommodate up to 200 visiting yachts having a maximum length of 12m and Porto Vesme which offers 100 berths for yachts measuring up to 100m long.
While sailing in the area, you will also find some good marinas nearby like Marina Calasetta, Marina Portoscuso, Marina Carloforte or Marina Cala Verde.
During your visit in the area it is particularly recommended to explore the Henry Tunnel, which is the most important gallery of the plant of Planu Sartu worth a visit for its magnificent views from its paths which are carved out of the rock from the tunnels overlooking the bay where you get some breathtaking views and scenery of the area.
It is also from this area that the carts full of precious minerals used to be transported to be processed before exportation.
Buggerru is rather quiet and sleepy in winter, however in summer, it comes to life. During the summer, which is the best season to visit Buggerru, you will find various forms of entertainment to please everyone’s tastes from surf to diving, windsurf to sailing, various excursions via land and by boat and there are also many traditional festivals too.
Not very far from the town, you will find one of the most beautiful and visited beaches on the island, the Cala Domestica beach renowned for its S.Nicolo dunes.
The panorama along the coast between Buggerru and Capo Pecora deserves mentioning and a visit to the hinterlands of Gutturuppala is also a must.