Servizio dei Fari
Before a lighthouse was established in 1867, a light on the Torre della Meloria, a square stone tower built in 1709 near the present lighthouse site, served as an aid to navigation for some years. The Torre della Meloria still stands.
Tower Height: 66
Height of Focal Plane: 59
Characteristic and Range: Two white flashes every 10 seconds; range 10 nautical miles.
Description of Tower: Cylindrical tower; upper half yellow, lower half black; white lantern.
This light is operational
1867: Lantern on dwelling, on piles.
Date Established: 1867
Date Present Tower Built: ?
Current Use: Active aid to navigation.
Open To Public? Grounds only.
Accessible by boat only.
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