Fanad Lighthouse Tours

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Address: Fanad Head Lighhouse , Fanad , Portsalon , Co. Donegal
Tel: 00353 (0)83 8091199

Join us on one of our popular and unforgettable Fanad Lighthouse Tours.

An amazing journey of discovery awaits you on Donegal`s Wild Atlantic Way. Learn about the light and aids to navigation past and present. Step back in time and hear stories about light-keepers in days gone by and climb to the top of the tower for spectacular views of land and sea.

Our tours offer a fantastic insight into the rich and vibrant history of Fanad Lighthouse and the beautiful Fanad Peninsula. To book a tour by appointment please contact us by telephone or e-mail:

Opening hours:

Friday, Saturday & Sunday - 12:00 - 5:00pm
Monday - Thursday - Group tours by appointment


Adult (including tower) - €8.00
Concession: €5.00
Family (2+2) - €20.00

*Special Rates for school tours
*Tours currently available in Irish, English and in German by request

  • Highlights
  • The light is 39 metres above sea level and there are 79 steps in the tower.
  • The Tower is 22 metres high from foundation to the top of the tower not including the lantern.
  • The white light of Fanad Lighthouse is visible for 18 miles and the red light for is visible for 14 miles.
  • There are three cottages available at the Lighthouse for a truly unique holiday experience.
  • Fanad Lighthouse is one of three signature points in Donegal on the Wild Atlantic Way