Alignements de Carnac - 4 Things to Know Before Visiting
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About Alignements de Carnac
The megalithic site of Carnac, the most famous in the region, remains a high place of European prehistory. It has been classified as a historic monument since 1889. Built between the 5th and the 3rd millennium BC, the two main sites Ménec and Kermario alone group together nearly 3000 menhirs. These alignments extend over nearly 4 kilometers.
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11.26km from Alignements de Carnac
A beautiful river port that was nestled at the bottom of an estuary. In the 13th century, the Dukes of Brittany built a bridge, a port, and a castle in Saint-Goustan. Two districts were thus created: the port, at the foot of the fortress, and the upper town overlooking the port. It was one of the main business centers in this area.
Île de Saint-Cado
13.05km from Alignements de Carnac
One of the beautiful islet which was located in the heart of Morbihan in the Etel river. This place was currently uninhabited and Also known as the oyster house as it was once the home of an oyster park keeper and his family. There are historic buildings which date back long years ago. It was one of the place where you can spend some nice time from busy lives.
14.07km from Alignements de Carnac
A beautiful, small and impressive island which was home to Brittany’s most impressive Neolithic site. It is about 5500 years old, it is 60 metres in diameter and covers a passage and chamber which is lined with elaborately engraved stones. The island can be accessed from the nearby Larmor-Baden by boat. In order to protect the monument and avoid scratching the stones, cameras are not allowing inside the cairn.
Rue du Phare de la Jument
16.87km from Alignements de Carnac
A beautiful lighthouse that was located in the northwestern part of France, Brittany which was built on a massive rock of the island of Ushant. It is one of the very diffrent lighthouses in this area. The lighthouse became well known in 1989, through a series of photographs taken by Jean Guichard. It is quite risky to reach the lighthouse. But the view of the lighthouse is truly astonishing.
21.12km from Alignements de Carnac
Île-d'Arz is a group of nine islands and is nestled in the heart of the Gulf of Morbihan, the island is still today a privileged place for water sports and navigation. One of the nice locations which are flourished with natural beauty and is also a nice picnic location too.
23.05km from Alignements de Carnac
A beautiful beach which was located in the heart of Brittany which was famous for its sandy beaches and also it is a very nice place for a picnic with your family. Here you can have so many adventure activities and also the beach and surrounding are very neat and beautiful.