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Name: Castello Maniace Light   Map it!

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Nearest Town or City:
Siracusa, , Italy

Location: North side of entrance to harbor at Siracusa, east coast of Sicily.

Managing Organization:
Servizio dei Fari

This light is on a castle built in the 1230s, named for a Greek Byzantine general.

Tower Height: 23

Height of Focal Plane: 90

Characteristic and Range: Green flash every 3 seconds; range 9 nautical miles.

Description of Tower: Green round masonry tower on castle; lantern dome is gray.

This light is operational

Current Use: Active aid to navigation.

Open To Public? Grounds only.

Mapquest URL: Click here to get a map to this lighthouse!

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