Lista Lighthouse / Visitor Center
Fyrveien 70, 4563 Borhaug, Norway
About Lista Lighthouse / Visitor Center
The Lista Lighthouse is a 34 meter tall stone tower which was lit for the first time on the 10th of November 1836. During the Second World War, a bunker system was built around the lighthouse to protect it from Allied Forces. Follow the 134 steps to the top and enjoy the fantastic view of the Lista peninsula and the sea. Adjacent to the lighthouse is an art gallary, an information centre and an ornithological station.
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