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Es Cap de Barbaria Lighthouse

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Address: Formentera, Spain
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Southern Formentera

Cap de Barbaria is the most southern and the less populated part of Formentera. After passing through some villages, you will end up in a desert area only crossed by the street... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 weeks ago
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Monza, Italy
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Monza, Italy
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Cap de Barbaria is the most southern and the less populated part of Formentera. After passing through some villages, you will end up in a desert area only crossed by the street that is leading you to your destination: the lighthouse of Cap de Barbaria, rising at the end of the road, just in front of you! This spot becomes... More 

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Bratislava Region, Slovakia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 5, 2016 via mobile

I love this film for the pot and filming location - and was a reason coming to Formentera. We find place where "Lucia" falling to the hole - it is here. If you "falling" inside you could see a nice scenery around and it is very interesting to go inside the islands rock. There are some sculptures (stones on stones)... More 

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 6, 2016

This 19 m high lighthouse was built in 1972 and is situated 78 m above sea level past the road to nowhere on the most southern point of the Balearic Islands in Formentera. New lighting equipment was installed in 1995 and groups of 2 flashes every 15 seconds w/ a range of > 33 km. All three lighthouses are fully... More 

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Viadana, Italy
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 3, 2016 via mobile

If you want to see an unforgettable sunset.. this is absolutely the place to be. Lot of people all over the place so better be there in due time.. you won't regret because the view is amazing! A nice plus was a girl preparing fresh mojito right on the spot.. amazing!!! I suggest to bring some food so you can... More 

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Malaga, Spain
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 2, 2016

Quite a narrow road out so careful if you are on a bike or driving. Don't miss the climb down the hole to view the sea through the cave

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Ramsbottom, England, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 21, 2016

The lighthouse, at the very furthest point south has attracted much attention as it was in a film . Nice enough but La Mola at other end of island is as nice and much easier to get to . View Es cap de barbaria lighthouse by boat as you travel too/from the island is easiest option

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San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 17, 2016 via mobile

The drive to this lighthouse is very beautiful. You will feel like you are in the movie "Lucia y El Sexo." To the right of the lighthouse you will see some wooden pillars in a circle. There is a ladder to go down a hole in the middle of the pillars. There is a cave, and you can walk out... More 

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Thank Blimp L
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 12, 2016 via mobile

Well it is a lighthouse... It isn't a particularly interesting one but I understand it was in a movie, hence it's popularity. I wasn't blown away but it's fun to have a cruise around on the bikes getting there.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 7, 2016 via mobile

Definatley worth visiting at least 45 mins before sunset to take in the beautiful views, get some good photos of the light house & watch the sun in all its beautiful nature set behind mainland Spain! Must do activity if in Formentera! 5 star

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Leiderdorp, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 25, 2016

After a long steady climb on the road (don't underestimate the distance by bike) you finally have a short downhill to the lighthouse, which is very well maintained and literally in the middle of nowhere. We saw it in glorious sunshine, but I can see this as a good trip to do on a cloudier/cooler day - not sure kids... More 

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