Tossa Lighthouse and Lighthouse Interpretation Centre of the Mediterranean
Since time immemorial, lighthouses have been a guiding light for navigators and sailors.
Specially created to transmit the significance of lighthouses in a practical and educational way, the Mediterranean Lighthouse Interpretation Centre is one of the most attractive cultural and entertaining sites on the Costa Brava. The Centre itself, together with its marvellous setting, make it a reference point not only for the world of lighthouses, but also for our maritime heritage. Lighthouses are interpreted in a way which makes them easily comprehensible in terms of both content and language, making the Mediterranean Lighthouse Interpretation Centre an ideal destination for all kinds of visitors, be they local or foreign.
A visit to the Tossa Lighthouse is a journey into a world which engages the senses, the emotions and the intellect. Its rooms are designed to highlight the most important features of lighthouses and lighthouse technologies, as well as their history and development over time. The lives of lighthouse keepers, lighthouse architecture, the earliest signals using fire, references to lighthouses in literature and film… these all make for an unforgettable journey into the spectacular world of lighthouses, undoubtedly one of the most fascinating aspects of maritime history.