Lista Lighthouse

Lista Lighthouse
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Follow the 132 steps to the top and enjoy the fantastic view of the Lista peninsula and the sea.

Lista Lighthouse is in Farsund, a coastal municipality.  In terms of square mileage Farsund is one of the smallest municipalities in Vest-Agder county, yet one of the largest in number of inhabitants. Lista is flat and there are few places sheltered from the wind. So, LIsta lighthouse is an great place to experience the typical weather. From the lighthouse you can see in all directions. The sea off Lista has been the site of numerous shipwrecks. From 1853 to 1873, there were three lighthouses on Lista. Three lights made orientation easier.

Lista LighthouseBuilt in 1836 and automated in 2003, this stone tower is 111.5 feet (34 meters) tall, and stands 129.5 feet (39.5 meters) above high tide mark. Its light reaches 17.5 nautical miles out to sea. It is located at the western side of the Lista peninsula. Lista it the last lighthouse on a westward journey before entering the North Sea. Adjacent to the lighthouse is an art gallary, an information center, and an ornithological station. Annually, Lista gets between 30,000 and 40,000 visitors.

Fantastic panning, panoramic photos of Lista. The site is well worth visiting!

Lista fyr photo set by Lars Verket on Flickr

Accommodations at Lista Lighthouse

There are two apartments named Cormorant and Dunlin. Each has two floors and is about 100 square meters.
Each apartment:

  • Sleeps up to seven persons.
  • Has two bedrooms. Beds have duvets and pillows
  • Has one bathroom with toilet and sink
  • Has one bathroom with toilet, sink, shower, washing machine
  • Fully equipped kitchen
  • Living room with TV
  • Wireless internet

Book online 
Price per apartment, per night: NOK 600
Bed linens and towels: NOK 120
Cleaning: NOK 700

Lista Lighthouse

Tour of Lista Lighthouse

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