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Beautiful and special. But prepare! ;)

I'd you like phares (lighthouses) then this is for you! This lighthouse has also a small chapel... read more

Reviewed August 23, 2018
iAmRenzo
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Arnhem, The Netherlands
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Only if weather is very good

We had booked for a tour several days in advance. When the day came our tour was cancelled due to... read more

Reviewed May 8, 2017
Dr_cooke
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Madrid, Spain
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23 Aug 2018
“Beautiful and special. But prepare! ;)”
8 May 2017
“Only if weather is very good”
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A unique monument in the world, located right in the middle of the sea, at 4.350 miles to French coasts. Every year, it opens its doors to 25 000 enthusiast visitors keen on discovering lighthouse’s history. Get on board in a boat from Gironde or...more
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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33123 Le Verdon Sur Mer, France
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Reviewed August 23, 2018 via mobile

I'd you like phares (lighthouses) then this is for you! This lighthouse has also a small chapel inside. But the spectacular thing is that it's build inside the open water. Take a boat tour when the tide is low and you can enter the doors...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank iAmRenzo
Reviewed May 8, 2017

We had booked for a tour several days in advance. When the day came our tour was cancelled due to extreme wind conditions. The organizer was kind enough to book us for the following day but unluckily we had quite a lot of rain, wind...More

Date of experience: May 2017
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Reviewed December 6, 2016

It always marvels me to see such ingenuity. And architecture is somewhat of a passion for me so with such a beautiful and sunny day, I was in heaven.

Date of experience: August 2016
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Reviewed October 28, 2016

This lighthouse is magical. If you are in the area it is a must see, must do activity. The cruises are starting to charge far too much to go there but it is an unforgettable experience. Absolutely beautiful inside with a great view. Highly recommended.

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank RIF123
Reviewed October 13, 2016

nothing around in Le Verdon. 2 km from cruise port but close by beach town with market and shopping. meutermedia

Date of experience: October 2016
1  Thank MeuterMedia
Reviewed December 30, 2015

This is a trip that you shouldn't miss - just choose a day when the sea isn't too rough!!! The trip out by boat is wonderful but dress for the weather. The wind can be cold and the sun can be very hot. The lighthouse...More

Date of experience: June 2015
Thank John C
Reviewed August 2, 2015 via mobile

Went out on a boat trip from Royans. The lighthouse is on a sand bank off the coast. To get to it you have to wait through the water and then walk over the sand from the boat. The kids had a blast.

Date of experience: August 2015
Thank appenz
Reviewed July 10, 2015 via mobile

We took the boat from Royan in a beautiful sunny day.It took us almost 30' to get there and as soon as we arrived, we could imagine it would be an interesting visit. There was a guide who explained to us the whole history of...More

Date of experience: July 2015
2  Thank clamacedo79
Reviewed January 10, 2015

find out which French King had this light-house built, what the area looked like then, discover the amazing view and, crazy enough, check your phone for the best mobile reception..

Date of experience: September 2014
1  Thank Sean20122207
Reviewed October 16, 2014

This lighthouse has such history; it is not the original one, but it certainly is well worth the visit. We had no idea what to expect, when our trip advisor, France Just for You, booked this. She had told us we needed wet shoes and...More

Date of experience: September 2014
Thank Linda N
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