Phare des Baleines - Île de Ré

Opening hours

Closed

  • Monday 10:30 am - 05:30 pm
  • Tuesday 10:30 am - 05:30 pm
  • Wednesday 10:30 am - 05:30 pm
  • Thursday 10:30 am - 05:30 pm
  • Friday 10:30 am - 05:30 pm
  • Saturday 10:30 am - 05:30 pm
  • Sunday 10:30 am - 05:30 pm

Opens at 10:30 am

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    • An unmissable visit during your stay on the Ile de Ré!

      Built in 1849 and inaugurated in 1854, to replace the old tower built under Vauban (today classified as a Historic Monument), the whale lighthouse offers you, from its 57m height, a magnificent panorama over the whole of the island of Ré but also a beautiful view towards Oléron, its neighbor.
      Your visit is enhanced by a bookstore where you will find books, posters, and other souvenirs.
      Finally, stop at the whale museum, a few meters at the foot of the old tower. You will learn about the history of lighthouses and their construction techniques, thanks to innovative multimedia means that will please everyone!

      Price: Adult: 3.50 €

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Traveller Reviews Phare des Baleines - Île de Ré

4.5 sur 5 2534 reviews

  • "Still lovely if touristy"

    4 / 5 Reviews posted by James W (Leicester, United Kingdom) on 05/06/2022

    As lovely as ever and now with improved car parking. The sea wall is starting to crumble so visit soon to see the lighthouse fishing trap. Very busy in the summer. Cafe du Phare is still the best...

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  • "Lovely Views"

    4 / 5 Reviews posted by 362quentinl (Bedfordshire, United Kingdom) on 31/10/2021

    The phare des baleines is a nice building in a prime location. It is worth going up the 257 steps to get fantastic views in all directions. There is a museum at the bottom, but we opted out. The...

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  • "Disastrous car park, to be avoided"

    1 / 5 Reviews posted by 856zenaw (Saint-Legier-La Chiesaz, Switzerland) on 12/07/2021

    Honestly the car park is beyond a disaster. It took us over 30 minutes to exit the car park. We spent more time getting in and out of the car park than visiting the lighthouse which was honestly not...

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Address

155 route du Phare
17590 Saint Clément des Baleines

GPS coordinates

46° 14'38.84"N, 1° 33'40.38"W

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