The island is not open to the public. The original lighthouse was destroyed by German troops in 1944.
Tower Height: 56
Height of Focal Plane: 59
Characteristic and Range: Three quick white flashes every 5 seconds, visible for 9 nautical miles.
Description of Tower: Square concrete tower with a green lantern, on the walls of the fort on Ïle du Large.
This light is operational
1840: Circular stone tower inside the fort, 48 feet tall; focal plane height of 58 feet.
Date Established: 1840
Date Present Tower Built: 1948
Current Use: Active aid to navigation.
Open To Public? No.
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