Do you have any questions ? The Espiguette lighthouse guide gives you all its secrets by answering frequently asked questions !


What are the opening hours of the Espiguette lighthouse ?

Check our opening hours online.
Buy your tickets and book your visit on our online ticketing service.

How I buy my tickets ?

It is necessary to buy your ticket online. The e-ticket can be printed out at home or presented on your mobile phone at the reception desk.

Is online booking required ?

To visit the Espiguette lighthouse, you must book online. Choose your ticket, your date of visit and your time slot and let yourself be carried away by the charm of a unique place. The e-ticket can be printed out at home or presented on a mobile phone at the reception desk.

How do I receive my tickets after purchase ?

A few minutes after your purchase, you will receive a confirmation e-mail with your tickets attached. You can print your ticket or present it at the reception desk on the day of your visit on your smartphone.

Are my tickets valid all day ?

No, the tickets are time stamped. We ask you to respect the day and time of the tickets.

How can I pay ?

Payment is made online by credit card or by holiday voucher connect.

Acces to the site

How to get to the Espiguette lighthouse ?

The ecotourism site of the Espiguette lighthouse is a remarkable and protected area, access to which is regulated for its preservation. The site is only accessible on foot by taking a marked path from the natural parking area of the baronets: the wooden footbridge (known as a “platelage”).

Is there any parking nearby ?

It is possible to park on the natural parking area of the Baronnets. Parking is charged by the day from April to October in order to contribute to the preservation of this exceptional natural site.

Is the Espiguette lighthouse site accessible by bike/on foot ?

The site is accessible on foot or by bike from the Via Rhôna: Voie verte de l’Espiguette to the natural parking area of the baronnets.

The natural parking area is free for cyclists and pedestrians and has a bicycle park.

Is the Espiguette lighthouse site accessible to people with disabilities ?

The ground floor of the lighthouse is accessible to people with disabilities. A 360° model will allow you to admire the view from the top of the lighthouse.

Is there a PRM car park ?

We have 4 parking spaces adapted to vehicles carrying people with reduced mobility at the foot of the lighthouse. Access is on request via the intercom at the entrance gate accessible from the Route de l’Espiguette before the toll booth of the Baronnets natural parking area.

How can I avoid periods with strong influence ?

To make the most of your visit and discover the lighthouse in peace and quiet, away from the crowds, avoid the busy periods (summer). The Espiguette lighthouse can be visited all year round, even in winter.

What’s more, the natural parking area is completely free in winter !

What are the instructions for using the footbridge at the Espiguette lighthouse ?

The natural and protected site of Espiguette, classified as a Grand Site de France, is subject to a Natura 2000 habitat directive. For these reasons, access to the site is marked out by a footbridge which overhangs the dune so as not to damage it. When walking on the platform, a few instructions must be followed:

  • Animals must be kept on a lead. 
  • Scooters and bicycles are not allowed. The natural parking area has a bicycle park.
  • The Espiguette dunes are sensitive: smoking and littering are prohibited.

On site

How long is the visit ?

You should allow 1 hour to visit the museum and 30 minutes to discover the lighthouse.

Is there a toilet on site ?

To preserve the eco-tourist site of the Espiguette lighthouse, three dry toilets, including one for disabled people, are accessible.

Is there a shop ?

Thanks to a wide choice of books, decorative objects, games, accessories… extend your visit by taking a souvenir of your visit to the Espiguette lighthouse.

Is it possible to visit with a baby/toddler ?

Yes, the tour is suitable for both young and old. The climb to the top of the lighthouse has 111 steps, so pushchairs are not allowed. For your comfort, we advise you to bring a baby carrier. You can leave your pushchair at the foot of the lighthouse.

Are pets allowed ?

Pets on a lead are allowed.

Is the climb to the lighthouse difficult ?

Before reaching the exceptional 360° view, you have to climb the 111 steps of the lighthouse. It is therefore necessary to be in good physical condition.

Can I bring food and drink ?

Yes, we have benches available. The Espiguette lighthouse site is a place to be preserved, so don’t forget to take your rubbish with you.

How should I dress to visit the Espiguette lighthouse site ?

Remember to adapt your clothing to the current weather conditions: cap, water bottle and sun cream essential in summer, parka or windbreaker in winter.

Are drones allowed ?

The use of drones on the Espiguette lighthouse site is prohibited.

Are there any mosquitos ?

We are in Camargue, where mosquitos are at home. Sensitive skin, don’t forget your anti-mosquito lotion !

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