In Capo Santa Maria di Leuca on the promontory of Meliso a white lighthhouse solemnly stands guard. It is a first class 47 m. high from the base to the tip and 102 m from see level.
A spiral 264 step stairway leads to a circular terrace that surrounds the beocon. It gives on the splendid view of the Caps and the two surrounding seas. When the weatherx is lovely with a limpid sky on car sea point Sasero to the east and the Acroceràuni on the Albanian Coast, southwards lie mountain of Corfu’