Bureau des Phares et Balises
The first lens from this lighthouse is at the Goulphar Museum. A famous photo of this lighthouse by Phillip Plisson ("Coup De Vent Sur Les Poulains") was taken during a storm on November 26, 1996. (See www.lhdepot.com/Order.cfm?orderitem=20560.) Near the lighthouse is a fort bought by the actress Sarah Bernhardt in 1893.
Tower Height: 60
Height of Focal Plane: 111
Characteristic and Range: Flashing white every 5 seconds, visible for 23 nautical miles.
Description of Tower: White square tower attached to dwelling, red lantern.
This light is operational
Date Established: 1899
Date Present Tower Built: 1899
Date Automated: 1987
Current Use: Active aid to navigation.
Open To Public? No.