Cordouan Lighthouse Phare de Cordouan, Le Verdon Sur Mer

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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. Plan a trip to Le Verdon Sur Mer easily and quickly by telling Inspirock to suggest an itinerary.
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  • Great trip, great tour guide, unique monument in super setting. Not advisable for people with a sensitive stomach or who are quickly seasick. My daughter surrendered in the boat during the trip and my husband has still felt sick for a whole day despite the reasonably calm sea, you don't bother, definitely do!
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  • Thought the lighthouse can be reached by your private boat, most visitors will use the company that operates tours either from Royan or le Verdon. The four hour tour includes two 30-40 min boat rides,...  more »
  • Nice outing not to be missed! Beautiful décor, a very pleasant guided tour and a humorous one! A stunning view ... an arrival that is deserved !!! A must-do
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  • Incredible architecture, well with a visit.
  • Magnificent building! Spectacular place!
  • Beautiful and spectacular monument !
  • A magical half-day getaway. It's like visiting a fairy tale tower stranded in the middle of the ocean. A chapel, a king's chamber, marble flooring, inticate stonework. I almost expected to find a long-haired princess at the end of the climb up the spiral stairway.
  • Beautiful lighthouse to visit !
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