The Lighthouse of Grouin du Cou

The history of the neighborhood.

Le phare de la tranche sur mer, quartier du restaurant hotel  Au Peit Bonheur

It replaces a 9 lantern  meters built in 1831. Following numerous shipwrecks the lighthouse, a square turret with a masonry main building of 14  meters was built in 1866 to warn captains of the dangerous approaches to the sharp coasts made up of limestone bottoms.

Destroyed on the night of July 24, 1944 by the Germans during World War II, it was rebuilt in 1950 according to plans by architect Maurice Durand.