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Name: Ile de Batz Light   Map it!

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Also known as: Phare de l'Ile de Batz

Nearest Town or City:
Roscoff, , France

Location: About 1.2 miles NW of Roscoff, Finistère.

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Photo: Ronald Wöhrn

Managing Organization:
Bureau des Phares et Balises

Tower Height: 141

Height of Focal Plane: 226

Characteristic and Range: Four white flashes every 25 seconds, visible for 23 nautical miles.

Description of Tower: Round stone tower on dwelling.

This light is operational

Other Buildings?
Keeper's houses and outbuildings.

Earlier Towers?
1705: Stone tower with open fire.

Date Established: 1705

Date Present Tower Built: 1836

Current Use: Active aid to navigation.

Open To Public? By appointment.

Ile de Batz is reached by ferry from Roscoff.

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