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Name: Portofino Light   Map it!

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Also known as: Punta di Portofino Light

Also known as: Faro di punta di Portofino

Nearest Town or City:
Portofino, , Italy

Location: Cape Portofino, Tigullian Gulf, NW coast of Italy.

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Photo: Courtesy of Michel Forand
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Managing Organization:
Servizio dei Fari

Tower Height: 39

Height of Focal Plane: 131

Characteristic and Range: White flash every 5 seconds; range 15 nautical miles.

Description of Tower: White square masonry tower attached to dwelling; lantern dome is gray.

This light is operational

Date Established: 1917

Date Present Tower Built: 1917

Current Use: Active aid to navigation.

Open To Public? Grounds only.

The lighthouse is a 20-minute walk from Brown Castle.

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