The Vattarnes Lighthouse is located in prominent cape on the south side of the entrance to the Reyoarfjorour, South-East coast of Iceland. The lantern and the gas equipment of this lighthouse came from Sweden and the lighthouse was fitted with a 500 mm lens.
In 1957, a new lighthouse was built on Vattarnestangi. The Lighthouse is operational and can be accessed by road.
Iceland Post in its Lighthouse Series - III commemorated the Vattarnes Lighthouse by releasing a stamp on 12-Sep-2013 and it is valued at Icelandic Krona 120 for Domestic 50g.
Built in the year 1912, the VATTARNES Lighthouse: