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A list of lighthouses I have seen outside of the USA

Updated December 16, 2017
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  1. Free! "Sights & Attractions" in South Bimini, Bahamas
    After we left Bimini we turned north and put up the sails and had breakfast. The winds were light - about 10 mph so we were motor sailing, but the Gulf Stream was pushing us north at over 7 knots. Pretty soon, we saw the lighthouse at Great Isaac thr…
  2. Free! "Sights & Attractions" in Paradise Island, Bahamas
    This lighthouse on Hog Island (which is to the west of the re-named Paradise Island) dates back to 1817. It is at the western entrance to the Nassau Harbour and was active with a flash every 5 s, generally white, but the light changes to red when co…
  3. Very cheap "Sights & Attractions" in Grand Turk, Turks and Caicos
    One of my favorite things to do is to research lighthouses, and this lighthouse is one of the outstanding things about Grand Turk. You can see it as you come in by ship. This rare early cast iron lighthouse was partly restored and reactivated in …
  4. Very cheap "Sights & Attractions" in Bermuda, Bermuda
    Because I you really can't get to this lighthouse from the bus without walking about 10 minutes from the bus stop, I had put off visiting until we came in 2011 and had a private tour. We went there first because our guide Duke said that if we waited,…
  5. Free! "Sights & Attractions" in Saint Davids Island, Bermuda
    I have never actually been able to visit the lighthouse - the best I have been able to do is to take a photo from the bus. St. Davids is one of two main lighthouses on Bermuda. It is the one most visible when you come in on a cruise ship. It is st…
  6. Free! "Sights & Attractions" in Bermuda, Bermuda
    Located on an isolated limestone reef at the northernmost point of the Bermuda archipelago, about 16 km (10 mi) northwest of St. David's Light and accessible only by boat, the real marker is almost inaccessible to the casual visitor. North Rock is an…
  7. Very cheap "Sights & Attractions" in Saint Philip, Barbados
    The first time we went to Barbados, we only saw the lighthouse from a distance. This time, when we passed Codrington the first seminary in the western hemisphere, we could see Ragged Point lighthouse in the distance. As we approached, there was a …
  8. Very cheap "Sights & Attractions" in Aruba
    Aruba has lighthouses. The one that most people know about is this one called the California Lighthouse near Arashi Beach on the northwest tip of Aruba. When we come in by cruise ship, we can see this lighthouse from quite a distance. The Dutch wo…
  9. Free! "Sights & Attractions" in Aruba
    Seroe Colorado Lighthouse is probably named for the town of Seroe Colorado which is nearby. We never did get to the town. It was confusing because the lighthouse at the north end in the California Lighthouse and this one is the Colorado Lighthouse. …
  10. Very cheap "Sights & Attractions" in Santa Marta, Colombia
      Since I am interested in lighthouses, I always look for them and I took pictures of this one. When I looked at the photos there appeared to be a path to the top of the lighthouse, and the lighthouse looked like it had lights in it. Then I aske…
  11. Free! "Sights & Attractions" in Manta, Ecuador
    I knew there was a harbor light in Manta, but it was somewhat disappointing in person. It is on the Manta Breakwater and is completely overshadowed by the tuna boat masts which are much taller and more brightly lit. It is active and is 46 ft tall …
  12. Very cheap "Sights & Attractions" in Salaverry, Peru
    I found out about the Morro Carretas lighthouse in the port of Salaverry from Russ Rowlett's Lighthouse website. Specificially, he said 1974. Active; focal plane 145 m (476 ft); three white flashes every 10 s. 17 m (56 ft) Máncora class square…
  13. Very cheap "Sights & Attractions" in Isla San Lorenzo, Peru
    I saw this lighthouse as the ship came in to Callao This lighthouse was named after Grau - Grand Admiral Miguel María Grau Seminario (b. Piura, Peru, July 27, 1834 - d. Punta Angamos, October 8, 1879) who was a renowned Peruvian naval officer and…
  14. Very cheap "Sights & Attractions" in Callao, Peru
    Torre Reloj means "Clock Tower" in Spanish, and this lighthouse on the end of a short Muelle (or pier) on the Callao waterfront. We saw this lighthouse from the boat when we went on the wildlife tour. Site open, tower closed. The tower was build ab…
  15. Free! "Sights & Attractions" in Puerto Limon, Costa Rica
    One of the things I like to do when I am on a cruise is - look at the shore from the deck. I try to find people on the shore and buildings on the shore which are typical of the place, and I also like to try to find aids to navigation (which may be bu…
  16. Cheap "Sights & Attractions" in Victoria, Canada
    Even though the bus driver told me about the lighthouse, I didn't get a good photo of it because we went by it too fast. Located at the south end of Trial Island marking the western entrance to Victoria Harbour. Accessible only by boat; visible di…
  17. Free! "Sights & Attractions" in Aran Islands, Ireland
    Lighthouses are one of my favorite things, and I was able to photograph one when I was at the Cliffs of Moher. This one is probably Inisheer which is actually one of the Aran Islands Lighthouses. The Aran Islands, located in the mouth of Galway Bay, …
  18. Very cheap "Sights & Attractions" in Barcelona, Spain
    This lighthouse is half way up Monjuïc. It was built in 1925 (The station established 1906). It is active. There is a masonry keeper's house with lantern centered on the roof. The front of the lighthouse is painted white with red trim; the lantern i…
  19. Very cheap "Sights & Attractions" in Barcelona, Spain
    'm very interested in lighthouses, but I did not look up to see what ones were in Barcelona before I went. So I have two of them that I found in pictures where I was not looking for lighthouses. So they aren't very good of the lighthouses. The one…
  20. Free! "Sights & Attractions" in Civitavecchia, Italy
    When we came back from our Rome tour, we saw that the ship was docked next to the replica/faux lighthouse. Date after World War II. Approx. 20 m (66 ft) round stone tower. In 108 AD, the Roman Emperor Trajan built two lighthouses at Centumcel…
  21. Free! "Sights & Attractions" in Kilrush, Ireland
    Looking up the river from the ferry we could see this lighthouse. Scattery Island Light which was built in 1872. It is a 41 ft round stone tower with lantern and gallery, painted white. There is a 1-story keeper's house nearby appears abandoned. The…
  22. Free! "Sights & Attractions" in Tarbert, Ireland
    This is the Tarbert Light (built in 1834) which is a harbour light to guide vessels passing up or down the Shannon estuary, it helps to clear the Bowline Rock and also guides vessels into the Tarbert Roads anchorage. The lighthouse is built on a t…
  23. Free! "Sights & Attractions" in Howth, Ireland
    There are two lighthouses here - the old stone one and the new white concrete one. The old one looks like a lighthouse. It was build in 1818 and was inactivated since 1982. It is a 33 ft tall round stone tower with a lantern and gallery, which is …
  24. Free! "Sights & Attractions" in Sorrento, Italy
    Also as we drove down the Amalfi Drive, I saw a lighthouse which according to the signs on the fence was in a Zona Militare/Divento di accesso which I interpreted to mean - no trespassing. I think this is the Castellammare di Stabia which is at th…
  25. Free! "Sights & Attractions" in Naples, Italy
    As we were leaving the Port of Naples, I saw the lighthouse at the end of the breakwater. When I looked at my photos from 1964, I realized that I had an old photo of this same lighthouse as it was then. This station at the end of the mile long Mol…
  26. Free! "Sights & Attractions" in Venice, Italy
    I saw and photographed the first lighthouse (known as the Pagoda) just after breakfast on the cruise ship as we were coming in to Venice. There is Isola di Murano (Entrance Range Rear) listed under Murano as well as San Giorgio Maggiore Orientale on …
  27. Free! "Sights & Attractions" in Venice, Italy
    This is about the lighthouse which is on San Giorgio Maggiore Island, not about the church which is also on the island. Although the light is only up about 33 feet, this is said to be an active lighthouse. It is an octagonal tower with a gallery w…
  28. Free! "Sights & Attractions" in Murano, Italy
    I am always on the lookout for lighthouses, although I don't always recognize them right away. But there was no doubt that this was one. It was built in 1912. The lighthouse is painted white; near the top there are two black horizontal bars facing th…
  29. Very cheap "Sights & Attractions" in Pine Island, Canada
    When we went through the Inside Passage I was very interested to see if I could see any lighthouses. Sure enough, we went by Pine Island. When you sail north along the Inside Passage near Port Hardy, you must leave the shelter of Queen Charlotte Stra…
  30. Cheap "Sights & Attractions" in Sydney, Australia
    Because I am particularly interested in lighthouses, I wanted to visit this museum, but we just didn't get there. This is a shame because apparently it is free on the FIRST THURSDAY of the month (excluding the public & school holidays).. The best I c…
  31. Free! "Sights & Attractions" in Marken, Netherlands
    Because of its profile as seen from a distance, the lighthouse is traditionally called het Paard van Marken (the horse of Marken). t is a good walk from the village. The lighthouse was built in 1839 by J. Valk on a site of a more primitive tower that…
  32. Free! "Sights & Attractions" in Hoorn, Netherlands
    The Hoorn West Havendam lighthouse is located at the end of the west breakwater at Hoorn. There is a road to it, and it looks like you could walk along the breakwater to get to it. I saw it from the ship dining room as we left Hoorn, and was able to…
vicIII says:
We have a nice lighthouse in Odessa...
Posted on: Jun 25, 2017
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