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Civil
2502

Location

Parish: O Hío (Santo André)

Place: Donón

36940  Cangas - Pontevedra

Coordinates:
42º 15' 11.7" N - 8º 52' 23.5" W

Description

The lighthouse was built in 1853. The tower is 17 metres high and is situated 143 metres above sea level. The almost constant fog in winter meant that a siren was added in 1888, known as La Vaca de Fisterra or the Fisterra Cow, in order to warn sailor of the imminent danger.
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