Tower of Hercules, Spain - An ancient Roman lighthouse 2.4 km (1.5 mi) from the city of Corunna, in north-western Spain. This ancient lighthouse is 55 metres (180 ft) tall and almost 1900 years old. It was rehabilitated in 1791. The Tower of Hercules is the oldest Roman lighthouse in use today. It is a National Monument of Spain, and a UNESCO World Heritage Site
Best Cities to Visit in Spain. Well-kept beaches like the Playa del Orzan and Playa de Riazor make A Coruña a popular summer destination, but this city on Spain’s Atlantic Coast has plenty to offer when the weather turns chilly too. The port city is home to the Roman Tower of Hercules, the world’s oldest working lighthouse, where visitors can climb the 245 steps to the top to enjoy breathtaking views of the city and coastline.