Bureau des Phares et Balises
This is among the tallest stone lighthouses in the world. There are 365 steps to the top, plus another 35 to reach the lantern room.
Tower Height: 271
Height of Focal Plane: 253
Characteristic and Range: Flashing white every 5 seconds, visible for 27 nautical miles.
Description of Tower: Conical granite tower.
This light is operational
Date Established: 1845
Date Present Tower Built: 1902
Current Use: Active aid to navigation.
Open To Public? By arrangement.
Mapquest URL: Click here to get a map to this lighthouse!
Keepers: Jeraid Le Gall (?-present), Jean Malgorn (?-present)