Top 7 Most beautiful Lighthouses in Europe (with Map & Photos)

The lighthouse indicated for the navigators land and the promise of a return to Segur place or they are often built in places absurd capable of challenging the sea and fury. There is nothing more symbolic than a lighthouse for sailors. In honor of these impressive buildings we present a list of the most beautiful lighthouses in Europe.


Phare du Petit Minou, Brest, France


Phare du Petit Minou, Brest, France
Phare du Petit Minou

The Phare du Petit Minou is the name of a lighthouse located west of the city of Brest, in Brittany, France. It was built in 1848. It is positioned in an idyllic place for all lovers of surfing and kite surfing due to its position that protects a small bay located right next to it. The views are spectacular, some cannot be missed.

Faro della Vittoria, Trieste, Italy


Faro della Vittoria, Trieste, Italy
Faro della Vittoria

The Victoria Lighthouse, located in Trieste, was built between 1923 and 1927 by the Italian architect Arduino Berlam. In addition to indicating the route of the sailors in the Gulf of Trieste, it is also a monument in honor of those who fell at sea during the Second World War. The monument, managed by the province of Trieste, can be visited free of charge on certain days of the week. The Victoria Lighthouse is known especially in the sailing world for being one of the symbols of the Barcolana, the most famous Italian regatta.

Tourlitis Faro, Cyclades, Greece


Tourlitis Faro, Cyclades, Greece
Tourlitis Faro

The Tourlitis lighthouse is located on top of a rock in the harbor bay of the city of Andros in the Cyclades, in Greece. The lighthouse was built in 1897, destroyed during WWII in a German air raid it was faithfully rebuilt to what it was in 1990. Charter a boat in Greece to see the lighthouse and the fantastic islands of Mykonos, Syros and Tinos nearby, the ride will not disappoint.

Lighthouse of La Madonetta, Corsica, France


Lighthouse of La Madonetta, Corsica, France
Lighthouse of La Madonetta

The La Madonetta Lighthouse indicates the entrance to the port of Bonifacio in Corsica, France. It is located on a limestone plateau in the south of the port and is one of the most impressive in the Mediterranean. You can almost say that there are no words to describe the spectacle of this place, you have to go see it, at least once in your life!

Porer Lighthouse, Istria, Croatia


Porer Lighthouse, Istria, Croatia
Porer Lighthouse, Istria, Croatia

The lonely Porer lighthouse on its small island, was built in 1833 and is a mile and a half southwest of Kamenjak (the southern tip of Istria) in Croatia. At the foot of the tallest lighthouse in Istria, there is a stone building with two apartments that can be rented through AirBnB. The underwater world around the island is very attractive to divers. You can also simply dive into the translucent shallow waters, but watch out for the strong ocean currents.

Bishop Rock Lighthouse


Bishop Rock Lighthouse
Bishop Rock Lighthouse

Bishop Rock is a small rock outcropping four miles west of the Isles of Scilly, Cornwall, UK. The rock rises from a depth of 45 meters, with a peak at a water level 46 meters long and 16 meters wide. On this narrow platform is a lighthouse, which makes Bishop Rock the smallest island in the world, with a building, recognized in the Guinness Book of Records.
It can be recognized that it is not particularly "wonderful", but because of its history and its location it deserves its place in this article.

Formentor lighthouse, Mallorca


Formentor lighthouse, Mallorca
Formentor lighthouse

The Lighthouse of Formentor, in Mallorca is in a show place, a pleasure to behold with the wild nature that surrounds it, it seems to be out of a fantastic tale. It is simply awesome. It is located on a cliff, 188 meters above sea level. Getting there is not easy, but the adventure is worth it. Walk the road, and surely you will meet goats along the way which adds magic to the place. Currently, the lighthouse is powered by solar energy. This lighthouse is a marvel among so many that exist in Spain.