San Vito Lo Capo Lighthouse

San Vito Lo Capo, Italy

San Vito Lo Capo Lighthouse was built in 1859 under the period of the House of Bourbon who ruled the Kingdom of the Two Sicilies. The lighthouse consists of a white cylindrical tower, 38 metres high, with balcony and lantern, attached to the front seaside 1-storey white masonry keeper's house. The lantern, painted in grey metallic, is positioned at 45 metres above sea level and emits one white flash in a 5 seconds period, visible up to a distance of 19 nautical miles. Another light positioned at 12.5 metres emits a red flash on and off in a 4 seconds period. The lighthouse is completely automated.



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Founded: 1859
Category: Miscellaneous historic sites in Italy

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