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Activities on the Ré Island – from the top of the lighthouse of whales

Whale’s Lighthouse

The first tower built by Vauban and put into service by 1682 to 1854, is classified Historical Monument.

It was restored between 2005 and 2007. The current Grand lighthouse was opened in 1854. With its 57 m, it is one of the highest in France: 257 steps to have an exceptional view on the island and the ocean!

Space museographic animation on lighthouses and their history, at the foot of the old tower.

Maritime Bookstore – Navy decoration store – memories – models – Posters.

Open: Every day
October to March: 10 h 30 – 17 h 30
April to June + September: 10 h – 19 h
July-August: 9 h 30 – 21 h

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