Farol de D. Amelia, St. Vincent, Cape Verde | CruiseBe
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Farol de D. Amélia


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Farol de D. Amélia, also known as farol da ponta Machado (Ponta Machado Lighthouse) or farol de São Pedro is a lighthouse in the southwestern point of the island of São Vicente in northwestern Cape Verde approximately 3 km west of the village of São Pedro, it is in the westernmost part of the small hill range dominating the island's westernmost part. It is accessed via the resort named Foya Branca (which in the early 2010s added more villas) and continues by a pathway which contains stairways about 2 km long.

The lighthouse tower has a white square shape with a lantern and a gallery, 14 m high. The colour is white with pink.




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