Cordouan Lighthouse Phare de Cordouan, Le Verdon Sur Mer

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Lighthouse
Reaching a height of 68 m (223 feet), Cordouan Lighthouse Phare de Cordouan is one of the tallest lighthouses in the world. Designed by famous Parisian architect Louis De Foix, the structure's construction began in 1584 and ended in 1611. The lighthouse is considered a highlight of Renaissance architecture, thanks to De Foix's successful blend of elegance and durability. This is one of the oldest lighthouses in the country. A visit to Cordouan Lighthouse Phare de Cordouan represents just the start of the adventure when you use our Le Verdon Sur Mer trip generator to plot your vacation.
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  • This was the last visit of the season, the guards visiting are very attached to their flagship under renovation which somewhat spoil her beauty to share the presence of scaffolding. Predict boots or a towel, to access must get their feet wet on the sandbanks. We are deposited by the equivalent of a landing barge, all adding a certain interest in the expedition.
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  • really need to climb to the top, the view is superb! attention in the month of August there is a lot of people, sometimes it takes to enter
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  • In addition to the charm that he gives us his story really this site go visit it when you're in the area...
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  • Very impressive and a definite must-see if you are nearby!
  • The lighthouse of the Kings, the King of the headlights. A must see, place magical flagship of the Médoc
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  • A wonderful lighthouse ... views and visit well organized
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  • just fabulous
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  • Beautiful lighthouse still in activity. I hope that he will have their ranking to humanity at UNESCO World Heritage!
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