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Megaliths of Carnac

Megalithische Anlagen von Carnac | Lieu dit Le Ménec, 56343 Carnac, France
+33 2 97 52 89 99
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Neolithic NYC...?

I love Neolithic ruins and have visited them in Ireland, England, and across Brittany. Carnac... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Tanya M
Amazing standing stones

We have long wanted to visit these standing stones and they did not disappoint. Plenty of car... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Paul P
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  • Excellent44%
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  • Average14%
  • Poor3%
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“standing stones” (54 reviews)
“visitor centre” (28 reviews)
“guided tour” (31 reviews)
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Megalithische Anlagen von Carnac | Lieu dit Le Ménec, 56343 Carnac, France
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I love Neolithic ruins and have visited them in Ireland, England, and across Brittany. Carnac certainly appears to be the center of the pre-Celtic world. I've never seen so many standing stones, cairns, menhirs, and artifacts from this little-understood culture. The place is a must,...More

Thank Tanya M
Reviewed 1 week ago

We have long wanted to visit these standing stones and they did not disappoint. Plenty of car parking near visitors centre and we just walked around the edge of the stones from which you can gain a really good view. It only took us about...More

Thank Paul P
Reviewed 1 week ago

Stunning and humbling. Also, this area of France is stunning, the food is amazing, the people are friendly.

Thank Thvia S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Located in Le Ménec, mysterious site of préhistoric stones, ca, 3000 menhirs to see in a largest environnment, mystery stones a real enigm, you will ask, is it a worship (culte ) or a buring place symbolised with enorm stone; so much questions, and no...More

Thank Manuela L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What can I say.... it is simply breathtaking to behold the sheer number of the Megaliths in the Alignments. It is unmissable if you are in the region. You can start at the interpretative centre 'Maison des Megalithes', which has free parking, and walk along...More

Thank Tara K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Have been to Stonehenge but this leaves it for dead. It is amazing to see the sheer number of rocks/stones lined up for miles. You are able to go into certain sections and walk through the rocks and wonder why and how they got there....More

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Reviewed 2 October 2017 via mobile

This is a sight to blow your mind!! How were they got here? Who did it? What was it for? Wow!!! This is a wonderful place!!

Thank Sara C
Reviewed 2 October 2017

We took a trail through the woods from the Tumulus hotel. Turn right on the road for less traffic. Open inside the fence October to April. Really really interesting. Hard to describe.

Thank Helen R
Reviewed 23 September 2017

Wasn't really prepared for what we saw. Although I was expecting to see larger sized stones, what I wasn't expecting was the sheer number of them. There are a number of sites which cover around 2 or so miles, and thousands of stones. Interesting to...More

Thank Campagnolo39-53
Reviewed 23 September 2017 via mobile

To be honest with you from this trip I expected to see only a pile of stones and to be quite disappointed. I wasn't. In fact I was pretty much excited and the mystical atmosphere totally got me.

Thank Soňa V
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albany6660
28 July 2017|
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Response from Willy B | Reviewed this property |
It is true you have to pay to walk among the stone. You can see them from the parking lot also (for free). There are guided walking tours about every 20 minutes, I would think they are in English on request. When I was there... More
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albany6660
28 July 2017|
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Response from ovemadsen | Reviewed this property |
Yes, it is true that everything has been fenced off. Probably necessary in order to protect the vegetation. So you cannot actually touch the menhirs. But when you walk along the fences, you can see everything, the alignments... More
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Rosemary
28 May 2017|
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Response from meliau56 | Reviewed this property |
Hi Rosemary! Well, to have a lovely tour around the standing stones I will definitely advise you the tour by train. First because it is exhaustive and you will see the alignments from close range. Then because the... More
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