Lighthouse of Torrox
Marine traffic Lighthouse is located on the coast of the municipality of Torrox. It was completed at May 1, 1864. It has automatic, electric ignition, photocell. It has a height of 39 m above the sea and 26 m above the ground.
The lighthouse was built usig one of the towers of the ancient Castle which was destroyed by Napoleon´s troops in the early nineteenth century. In the walls you can see remains of a Roman villa with numerous mosaics.
Illuminated: 4 flashes every 15 second. Theoratical range: 20 nautical miles.
- Located in an urban area
- Coastal area