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La Mola Lighthouse

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Address: La Mola, Formentera, Spain
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A "must-visit" on Formentera

My wife and I got around Formentera on bikes while were staying near Migjorn beach. We followed a lot of "green routes", including one up to La Mola, and we were glad we put up... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Dave P
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Sevenoaks, England, United Kingdom
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Sevenoaks, England, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife and I got around Formentera on bikes while were staying near Migjorn beach. We followed a lot of "green routes", including one up to La Mola, and we were glad we put up with the long climb - approaching the La Mola lighthouse along the long straight road, really did convey a sense of it being the end... More 

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Thank Dave P
Monza, Italy
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260 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 February 2017

El Pilar de la Mola is located on the highest part of Formentera. While heading there I felt like driving on the Alps, a lot of hairpin bends and fresh air! While climbing up, the landscape you leave on your back is simply wonderful, you'll see the whole island, from Cap de Barbaria up to S'Espalmador. I suggest to visit... More 

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Thank BurgerQueen78
Bratislava Region, Slovakia
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192 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 90 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 December 2016 via mobile

We are coming here with a scooter, but there is a bus stop with bus also. The taverna is not working because of end-season. Nice place, but the lighthouse is nothing extra (seen some nicer in Portugal), also, the arounding area with plants are the same in all island, but you get a feeling of "ending world" at this place.... More 

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Thank zsszn
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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842 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 401 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 November 2016

This old 22 m tall lighthouse was built in 1861 and is situated near La Mola at the eastern end of Formentera. The petrol vapor lamp was converted to electricity in 1970 and provides 3000 watts that flashes every 5 seconds w/ a range of > 43 km. It's completely automated and also remote controlled by technicians in Ibiza. The... More 

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Thank T-Bird1974
Malaga, Spain
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13 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 October 2016

All locked up so couldn't look round. Great views from where it is situated. The island is so short that you might as well come out to this point to have a look

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Thank Lynne M
Lisbon, Portugal
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 September 2016

a must to see, with its breathtaking views, near to La Mola village. Ideal trip on a Hippy Fair night.

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Thank Jose R
Ramsbottom, England, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 172 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 September 2016

Set on the cliffs the views around the lighthouse are very good . There is a notice board in several languages explaining its history but the gates to the small grounds around it are locked . The surrounding area has great views and lots of ghekkos of different shapes and colours running around

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Thank Alan W
London, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 September 2016

We walked down the dead straight road from Pilar de la Mola to get to this exclamation mark in the east end of Formentera. We could have gone by bus or driven ourselves like most people, but it was great to see the lighthouse gradually fill the view. We had a beer in the café at the end and looked... More 

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Thank Snoz2013
Birmingham, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 September 2016

Lovely view 142m above sea level. Best visited on the Green route trip for 15 euros around the island from Savina port. There is a small shop but no refreshment options.

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Thank Kevin W
Madrid, Spain
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Reviewed 25 August 2016 via mobile

Easy access, you don't need to walk much. The lighthouse was right there and very pretty with a beautiful view of the infinity of the sea...

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