Capo Carbonara lighthouse SardiniaThere are a lot of lighthouses all around Sardinia some are very old, they are usually closed and fenced to the public. Beginning in Cagliari Province in the south they are listed clockwise around the island. A few hundred metres from Capo Carbonara the Island of Cavoli emerges, a little pearl on a cobalt-blue sea. The old lighthouse building can still be seen on the island, though the present lighthouse has been transferred to Capo Carbonara. The island is also a paradise for lovers of underwater photography, because of the form of the coast and sea-bed and because of the great variety and quantity of fish.
Capo Carbonara lighthouse was built in 1974 it has gallery painted white with round masonry tower with gram mettalic dome. This lighthouse lies in the southeastern part of Sardinia right near the coast of San Stefano. The tower is right now closed and the light from the lighthouse was describes as a skeletal tower light. Round masonry tower has also lantern. It is 120 m high and has white flash.