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Gavrinis - 4 Things to Know Before Visiting

Gavrinis, 56870 Larmor-Baden, France


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About Gavrinis

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.

Attractions Near Gavrinis

Île-d'Arz7.44km from Gavrinis

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.

Rue du Phare de la Jument
Rue du Phare de la Jument8.79km from Gavrinis

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.

Gulf of Morbihan
Gulf of Morbihan9.63km from Gavrinis

A natural harbour on the coast of the Département of Morbihan. you can discover megalithic secrets and half-timbered houses and take a walk along the banks of the Blavet and Scorff rivers. It is a listed Regional Nature Park and a member of the Most Beautiful Bays in the World Club. It has some forty islands, each with its own particularities.

Conleau Beach
Conleau Beach10.79km from Gavrinis

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.

Saint-Goustan11.94km from Gavrinis

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.

Vannes Aquarium
Vannes Aquarium12.3km from Gavrinis

A beautiful aquarium that has a vast collection of aquatic creatures and a Fifty ponds which recreate a natural habitat make life comfortable for a thousand fishes. You can discover hundreds of aquatic species and their habitat from here. The aquarium is carrying out a mission to save the fauna of the Gulf of Morbihan. It presents two endangered species of the seahorse and the cuttlefish.

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Brittany is the farthest west of the regions of Metropolitan France. It is named after the historic and geographic region of Brittany