Historic site and monument in Dunkerque
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Built on the ruins of a fort built by Vauban, the Dunkirk lighthouse has been in use since 1843
Enjoy a 360° panorama over Dunkirk
Emblem of the Dunkirk landscape, the Risban lighthouse, the most northerly in France, invites you to discover a magnificent view of the port, the city and the Flemish plain.
Built on the ruins of a fort built by Vauban, the Dunkirk lighthouse helps the sailors since 1843. It has the shape of a cylindrical tower 63 meters high.
A staircase of 276 steps leads to its lantern. Its fire has a range of 26 miles (approximately 48 km).