Laying on a little island called Isola Santa Eufemia this is an active lighthouse located between the rocks of Santa Croce and San Francesco, just opposite the town of Vieste. Its position is still strategic to be more visible from the seaside.
The tower is unpainted is 27 metres (89 ft) high; the lantern is positioned at a height of 40 metres (130 ft) above sea level. Once operated manually by the guardian, it is now operated by the Lighthouses Service of Marina Militare. The light emits three white flashes in a fifteen seconds period, and it is visible up to 25 nautical miles (46 km; 29 mi).
One of the symbols of the Town, that tourists are unfortunately not allowed to visit.