The light is on the roof of a tower built in the 13th century as part of fortifications intended to repulse invasions by the Saracens.
Tower Height: 92
Height of Focal Plane: 98
Characteristic and Range: Occulting light with a 6-second period; range 12 nautical miles (white sector) and 9 nm (red and green sectors).
Description of Tower: Square stone tower surmounted by a grey metal turret with a white lantern.
This light is operational
Date Established: 1840
Date Deactivated: 1998
Current Use: Active aid to navigation.
Open To Public? No.
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