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Es Cap de Barbaria Lighthouse

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Address: Formentera, Spain
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Impressive Sea Cliffs & Views!

This 19 m high lighthouse was built in 1972 and is situated 78 m above sea level past the road to nowhere on the most southern point of the Balearic Islands in Formentera. New... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 weeks ago
T-Bird1974
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This 19 m high lighthouse was built in 1972 and is situated 78 m above sea level past the road to nowhere on the most southern point of the Balearic Islands in Formentera. New lighting equipment was installed in 1995 and groups of 2 flashes every 15 seconds w/ a range of > 33 km. All three lighthouses are fully... More 

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Viadana, Italy
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

If you want to see an unforgettable sunset.. this is absolutely the place to be. Lot of people all over the place so better be there in due time.. you won't regret because the view is amazing! A nice plus was a girl preparing fresh mojito right on the spot.. amazing!!! I suggest to bring some food so you can... More 

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Malaga, Spain
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016

Quite a narrow road out so careful if you are on a bike or driving. Don't miss the climb down the hole to view the sea through the cave

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Ramsbottom, England, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 September 2016

The lighthouse, at the very furthest point south has attracted much attention as it was in a film . Nice enough but La Mola at other end of island is as nice and much easier to get to . View Es cap de barbaria lighthouse by boat as you travel too/from the island is easiest option

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Thank Alan W
San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2016 via mobile

The drive to this lighthouse is very beautiful. You will feel like you are in the movie "Lucia y El Sexo." To the right of the lighthouse you will see some wooden pillars in a circle. There is a ladder to go down a hole in the middle of the pillars. There is a cave, and you can walk out... More 

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Thank Blimp L
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016 via mobile

Well it is a lighthouse... It isn't a particularly interesting one but I understand it was in a movie, hence it's popularity. I wasn't blown away but it's fun to have a cruise around on the bikes getting there.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016 via mobile

Definatley worth visiting at least 45 mins before sunset to take in the beautiful views, get some good photos of the light house & watch the sun in all its beautiful nature set behind mainland Spain! Must do activity if in Formentera! 5 star

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Leiderdorp, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2016

After a long steady climb on the road (don't underestimate the distance by bike) you finally have a short downhill to the lighthouse, which is very well maintained and literally in the middle of nowhere. We saw it in glorious sunshine, but I can see this as a good trip to do on a cloudier/cooler day - not sure kids... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 August 2016

Best view of the sunset but pay attention to the street to reach it. It's thin and with cars is not so safe. If with motorbike look after the cars. The view is amazing, the sunset is great and the sea is amazing

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Adeje, Spain
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 August 2016

Located on the southern tip of Formentera is the lighthouse of Cap de Barbaria. While the lighthouse is a nice sight on the edge of a massive cliff overlooking the sea, it is the view themselves that are what are truly spectacular. Trust me, if you come here come for the sunset it is absolutely phenominal and you'll see a... More 

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