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Built in 1548

On the island of Elba is Forte Stella built in 1548 by Medici. At the north east summit is the... read more

Reviewed 30 April 2018
Kurt L
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Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio, United States
Cylindrical Lighthouse

The lighthouse was built in 1304 to warn sailors of the dangerous shoals near the harbor entrance... read more

Reviewed 12 September 2016
ITRT
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Virginia
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29 Apr 2018
“Built in 1548”
17 Sep 2018
“Great views”
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Via Forte Stella, 57037, Portoferraio, Elba Island, Italy
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Reviewed 12 September 2016

The lighthouse was built in 1304 to warn sailors of the dangerous shoals near the harbor entrance. During World War II, it was destroyed by the Germans. Livorno lighthouse was rebuilt in 1956 using some of the original stones. It is 154 feet high and...More

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Reviewed 18 September 2018 via mobile

Not too stiff a walk and great views. Not much to see other than the view and the outside of the lighthouse. There are private houses within the fort, an amazing place to live.

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Reviewed 30 April 2018

On the island of Elba is Forte Stella built in 1548 by Medici. At the north east summit is the historic lighthouse of Portoferraio. Beautiful views and our last stop on our tour.

Thank Kurt L
Reviewed 12 September 2016

The lighthouse was built in 1304 to warn sailors of the dangerous shoals near the harbor entrance. During World War II, it was destroyed by the Germans. Livorno lighthouse was rebuilt in 1956 using some of the original stones. It is 154 feet high and...More

1  Thank ITRT
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