Lighthouses R us

A Lighthouse of Sardinia

IT 95 Tavolara (1861) (Isola di Tavolara)
latitude 40° 55' 28.3" N
longitude 9° 43' 59.6" E

The island, formerly a penal colony, is now an upscale resort accessible by passenger ferry from Porto San Paolo. This lighthouse, built by prisoners, had a focal plane height of 164 m and was too high on a precipitous slope to be easily maintained. Located high above the eastern end of the island, accessible by hiking trails. ARLHS # SAR-049

No photo available

home Sardinia lights map this
 prev region page next
Med/Sardinia () / Sardinia IT95