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Nice climb, rewarding view

Along the impressive antique stairs we climbed the 265 some steps. Taking a break now and then, we... read more

Reviewed 5 September 2018
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An excellent view of the South Finistere coastline

If you are up for a climb of 370 steps - very good excercise - you will get an excellent view of... read more

Reviewed 13 August 2018
Exeter, United Kingdom
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Pointe de Pen'march, Penmarch, France
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Reviewed 5 September 2018 via mobile

Along the impressive antique stairs we climbed the 265 some steps. Taking a break now and then, we managed, even as seniors, to reach the top. The view was rewarding, land and sea. Not expensive and fun to do!

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Reviewed 13 August 2018

If you are up for a climb of 370 steps - very good excercise - you will get an excellent view of the coast and next door is an interesting exhibition of lighthouses and shipwrecks.

Thank 186254Tom
Reviewed 4 September 2017

Stumbled upon this amazing monument whilst exploring the area. There's a free car park opposite, or a massive parking area adjacent to it. Loads of history and background as to why its there, but you have to go to find out. Best bit of trivia...More

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Reviewed 20 August 2017

We stopped by during a drive and spent a while in the museum and boat sheds, it was educational and interesting, the view from the top is amazing.

Thank johnyd73
Reviewed 29 July 2017

If you're near the Penmarch area, take some time to visit the Phare d'Eckmuhl. One of the most beautiful spiral staircases I've seen. It's a long climb to the top, but you'll get a lovely view of the seascape It's open from 10:30 to 7:00,...More

Thank snapngo
Reviewed 20 July 2017

climb the 307 steps of a spiral stair case to look at the spectacular view of the local area. its cooler up there than at the bottom. If you do not like heights like me then the stairs are a bit of a challenge but...More

Thank CornwallReviewer
Reviewed 9 June 2017

We visited the lighthouse at Pen'march. The views from the top are great - you can see for miles. We had a two year old with us, we asked whether it was safe to take them up and was told it was, but within a...More

Thank Ben T
Reviewed 26 April 2017 via mobile

That does not seem to move at all. Not clear why and there were no explanation. We gave up after 15 mins of queue.

Thank Chocochu
Reviewed 12 April 2017

Driving along the coast we stopped at a beach and in the afternoon went to vist this lighthouse - the 11th (?) highest in the world. Fantastic tiling inside, glorious staicase and wood panelled room at the top, along with slightly scary (for us born...More

Thank BenAchie
Reviewed 21 December 2016 via mobile

A long way up and probably not for you if you don't like heights. Plenty of places to stop on the way up and down and definitely worth it when you get to the top. Amazing views of the local area and out to sea....More

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