5 Sights in Carnac, France (with Map and Images)

Here you can find interesting sights in Carnac, France. Click on a marker on the map to view details about the sight. Underneath is an overview of the sights with images. A total of 5 sights are available in Carnac, France.

List of cities in France Sightseeing Tours in Carnac

1. Alignements du Manio

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The Carnac stones are an exceptionally dense collection of megalithic sites near the south coast of Brittany in northwestern France, consisting of stone alignments (rows), dolmens, tumuli and single menhirs. More than 3,000 prehistoric standing stones were hewn from local granite and erected by the pre-Celtic people of Brittany and form the largest such collection in the world. Most of the stones are within the Breton municipality of Carnac, but some to the east are within neighboring La Trinité-sur-Mer. The stones were erected at some stage during the Neolithic period, probably around 3300 BCE, but some may date to as early as 4500 BCE.

Wikipedia: Carnac stones (EN)

2. Musée de la Préhistoire

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Musée de la Préhistoire Szilas / CC BY-SA 4.0

The Museum of Prehistory or Archaeological Museum James Miln, Zacharie Le Rouzic, created in 1881 following the legacy of James Miln, is a monothematic museum of the city of Carnac, department of Morbihan, Brittany region. It is also named after the archaeologist Zacharie Le Rouzic.

Wikipedia: Musée de préhistoire à Carnac (FR)

3. Tumulus à trois dolmens de Mané-Kérioned

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Man é-Kerioned Dolmens is a megalithic monument located in the town of Carnac along National Highway 768 between Auray (Morbihan) and Plouhernel. It consists of three dolmens with corridors, surrounded by small menhirs. This building dates from about 3500 BC.

Wikipedia: Tumulus à trois dolmens de Mané-Kérioned (FR)

4. Tumulus-dolmen de Kercado

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Kercado Cairn de Kercado is a megalithic monument located south of the Kermario line in the town of Carnac in Morbihan, Brittany. It was round, with a well-preserved Door Gate, a hallway and a well-distinguished single room.

Wikipedia: Tumulus de Kercado (FR)

5. Dolmens de Rondossec

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The three dolmen of Rondossec are located in Rue Hoche on the northern edge of Plouharnel City, Morbihan Province, Brittany, near Carnac. In France, Dolmen is the general name for all kinds of boulders.

Wikipedia: Dolmen von Rondossec (DE)

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