The lens apparatus formerly in the lighthouse, manufactured by Sauter, Lemonnier et Cie. in Paris, is now displayed in Ajaccio's Game Maritime (ferry building).
Tower Height: 59
Height of Focal Plane: 321
Characteristic and Range: Three white flashes every 15 seconds; range 24 nautical miles.
Description of Tower: White square tower, black lantern, on white building.
This light is operational
Date Established: 1844
Date Present Tower Built: 1838-44
Current Use: Active aid to navigation.
Open To Public? Grounds only.
Excursions to Grande Sanguinaire (Mezzumare) Island, where the lighthouse is located, are available from Ajaccio. See www.naveva.com/corse-promenades-en-mer/4_3_Iles-Sanguinaires.html