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Le Phare de Kereon, France

From series “Top 15 Most Fascinating Lighthouses”
Year: 1916.

Le Phare de Kereon lighthouse, known as the "Sea сastle", is one of the few lighthouses where the keeper lived till the beginning of the 21st century. Nowadays the tower works and its all the processes are automated. The lighthouse has been building for 9 years and finally was finished in 1916 on Men Tense rocky island.

Le Phare de Kereon, France The area, where the lighthouse is situated, is not very safe because local waters have very strong steams. The tower was named in honour of the famous French officer's predecessor. The officer has donated a great sum of money for the building works at the beginning of the 20th century. This lighthouse is the youngest of the working towers in France. It has an adorable inside decoration: a large hall with oak parquet and a spiral staircase that is decorated with the art mosaics. The lighthouse's walls are also faced with wooden dados, made from Hungarian oak.

The lighthouse has four furnished rooms and an amazing study. It was provided with the electricity in 1972, however, the light keeper continued to live there for several decades. Nowadays a lot of tourists want to see the inside decoration of one of the most adorable French lighthouses. Excursions for tourists are organized only in warm seasons and in good weather conditions. Next - Start Point Lighthouse


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Le Phare de Kereon - interactive map

Useful staff nearby

ATM bankomat: 'Crédit Maritime Mutuel' located in 5.52 km ( check the route on the map).
Car rental office: 'Super U' is located in 22 km ( on the map).
Fuel station: 'Carburant Intermarche' in 24 km
Supermarket: 'Berthelé Jean-Noël' in 5.27 km
Parking: 'Parking' in 20 km
Apotheek: 'Pharmacie Moigne' in 5.52 km
Cafe/restaurant: 'Bar de l'Arrivée' in 4.52 km

Nearest airports:
 »  Guipavas Airport BES - in 45 km
 »  Landivisiau Airport LDV - in 70 km
 »  Pluguffan Airport UIP - in 81 km
 »  Lann Bihoue Airport LRT - in 140 km
 »  Saint-Brieuc - Armor Airport SBK - in 160 km
 Cities nearby

Best hotels near Le Phare de Kereon

Blue Idea

Located in 19 km from Le Phare de Kereon
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Rooms: 6
Each villa is decorated in an elegant style. There is a living area, 2 bedrooms and the bathrooms are fitted with a walk-in shower and have a … More: photo, rates and booking
Holiday Home Maison Hodin Porspoder

Located in 20 km from Le Phare de Kereon
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Rooms: 1
Private: grounds 1'000 m2 (fenced). Parking in the grounds. Grocers 500 m, supermarket 10 km, restaurant, sandy beach 50 m. Golf course 10 km, tennis … More: photo, rates and booking
Holiday Home Saint Gonveld Landunvez

Located in 21 km from Le Phare de Kereon
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Rooms: 1
Private: grounds 2'000 m2. Terrace, garden furniture, children's playground (slide, swing),Parking in the grounds. In the house: central heating. … More: photo, rates and booking
Holiday Home Penfoul A Landunvez Porspoder

Located in 22 km from Le Phare de Kereon
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Rooms: 1
Grocers 2 km, restaurant 2 km, sandy beach 50 m. Tennis 2 km, riding stables 2 km. Sailing, canoeing 2 … More: photo, rates and booking

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