Did you know? The world's longest lighthouses to connect remote calls in Dutch port

Did you know? The world's longest lighthouses to connect remote calls in Dutch port

It is one of the longest networks in the world and it covers an area more than half the size of France.

Known as the UNESCO World Heritage list Lighthouse District, the stretch of coast south of Amsterdam is home to some of the most famous lighthouses in the world.

What once was a quiet coastal village in the 20th century is now a vibrant part of the region and its lighthouse watchers are only a phone call away.

From 9 to midnight, all available landlines in Erfoud will be connected with the resident lens team at the Duke of York Lighthouse, one of the oldest lighthouse on Earth.

For more information on the phone calls or to book a session visit .

Fort Zeeland in the Netherlands is best known for its skiff ramparts, 10-storey gothic architecture and endless church spires

WHAT IS THE 'LIGHTHOUSE DISTRICT'? Situated on the Sint Landor island in the Sound of Jura, this stretch of coastline is home to some of the world's most famous lighthouses. It's an area of just a few square miles but it covers an area more than half the size of France. Known as the UNESCO World Heritage list Lighthouse District, the stretch of coast south of Amsterdam is home to some of the most famous lighthouses in the world. They include four castles, more than 25 designated protected historical sites, some of the most beautiful Gothic churches and churches in the world and a beach bursting with playgrounds. The largest UNESCO Lighthouse District is close to Graubünden in Switzerland and the smallest in the world is on New Britain Island off the coast of Guernsey in the Atlantic Ocean.


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