Phare du Cap Couronne

Lighthouse
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Presentation

The lighthouse stands at the south of La Couronne village, at the eastern entrance of Golfe de Fos. 
It is the only lighthouse on the Côte Bleue, between the small port of Carro to the west and Estaque in the east, very close to Marseille. The monument is in a magnificent setting surrounded by small inlets. 
It was built in 1959. 

A cylindrical tower, the lower part is white and the top is red. The lighthouse has a radar antenna. Automated and guarded 24/7. It is 36 metres high. The scope of the light is 20 miles. The light is provided by a 650 W halogen lamp and a red light occults every 3 seconds.

Not open to visitors.
General information
  • Accessible for everyone :
    • NO
  • Location :
    • By the seaside
Contact
Phare du Cap Couronne
13500
Martigues
Phone : +33 4 42 10 82 90
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Phare du Cap Couronne
13500
Martigues
GPS coordinates
Latitude : 43.32555
Longitude : 5.053091
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