LIGHTHOUSE OF ESPIGUETTE OPENING : JUNE 26th, 2023
Lost in the middle of the windswept sands and facing the sea, the Espiguette lighthouse has been watching over, dominating and beaconing the dune and the shoreline for 150 years. Located in the commune of Le Grau du Roi, in the heart of a remarkable and protected area, it is the symbol of the richness of the exceptional natural heritage of the Pointe de l'Espiguette and is an integral part of the dune landscape of the Gard coastline, resisting, unchanging, the onslaught of the wind, water and sand.
Still in operation, the Espiguette lighthouse, a landmark and beacon in the immensity of the sand dunes, opens its...More information
History of the lighthouse
Lost in the middle of the sand dunes and recognisable thanks to its original square shape and its black colour visibl...
Exclusive visits, unusual events and temporary exhibitions, the Espiguette lighthouse is punctuated throughout ..
Genesis of restoration
Automated in 1980, the Espiguette lighthouse has continued to light our coast for 150 years and guide sailors.
Prepare your visit
Visiting the natural site of the Espiguette lighthouse means discovering the uniqueness of an immense and wild place...More information
How many steps do I have to climb ? What are the opening hours ? How long does a visit to the lighthouse...
Rates & Reservations
The Espiguette tip, classified as a Natural Site and Grand Site de France, is a remarkable and protected area...
Acces to the site
Located in the city of Le Grau du Roi and easily accessible from the towns of Montpellier (20min) and Nîmes...
Do you have any questions ? The Espiguette lighthouse guide gives you all its secrets by answering...
Extend your visit
Between the sea and the Camargue, the Espiguette lighthouse is at the heart of an exceptional area full of...More information
La maison du phare
Grau du Roi's historic landmark was built in 1827 and lit in 1828. It is the oldest in the region.
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Le Grau du Roi
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Welcome to the Camargue Gardoise
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Mediterranean wine house
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