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Faro de Pechiguera, Playa Blanca

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Lighthouse Tourist Spot
Faro de Pechiguera makes an ideal end destination for a walk along the coast. Today there are two lighthouses at this spot. The old lighthouse opened in 1886; it was replaced by a more modern facility which stands next to it, 120 years later. Sit by the lighthouses among the rocks and feel the wild waves crash around you. Take in the views of Lanzarote’s beaches, surrounding hills, and even the coast of Fuerteventura. For Faro de Pechiguera and beyond, use our Lanzarote holiday planner to get the most from your Lanzarote vacation.
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  • The lighthouse stands just beyond the end of the prom. Lots of graffiti on both buildings. Good views to sea but treat this a just a walk, don't expect much.  more »
  • Thoroughly enjoyed our walk along the promenade of Playa Blanca from the port. We passed beautiful hotels and villas with very nice gardens, before stopping for lunch. The lighthouse is impressive fro...  more »
  • The walk from Playa Blanca to the lighthouse is along the coastal path. It is an easy walk and you can choose how far you walk, no need to go all the way to the lighthouse. There are several coffee sh...  more »
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  • One of those places you feel like you need to visit. Not spectacular. Lots of wind and waves.
  • Ok if you have a walk along the coast but don't go there for it since there's nothing special around it.
  • Shame on whoever is responsible for the upkeep of this building, it could be a beautiful tourist attraction but like many things on Lanzarote the maintenance is lacking.
  • Ugly and dirty lighthouse. It's a pity, as the situation and the coast it's not bad.
  • Great views over towards Playa Blanca and the neighbouring island of Fuerteventura. Very surprised however to see how run down this area is, especially the graffiti on the orginal lighthouse building. I'd of thought as it's a listed building more would be done to keep it clean and possibly offer an information board about its past.