Alignements de Carnac


The three alignments of Carnac comprenent 2934 menhirs and last for about 4 km, they are world famous.

The reason for this alignment still seems obscure and many theories have been suggested by experts : site for religious cults of the Neolithic, celestial observatory or fertilizing power.

In the late of 1980s, the site was closed for ten years to protect it, thereby prohibiting visits. Vegetation needed to stabilize the stones has since regained the aisles once stripped and the site was reopened to the public.

October 1 to March 31, it is now possible to move freely between the free and menhirs. Guided tours are offered in particular season.


Accommodation nearby

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Hôtel An Ti Gwenn

  • Carnac
  • 02 97 52 00 73
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Pods du Camping des Menhirs

  • Carnac
  • 02 97 52 94 67
190 € From
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Camping le Diben

  • Larmor-baden
  • 02 97 57 29 12

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