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Megaliths of Carnac

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Impressive sight of a forgotten culture

We took the tourist mini-train (as we mistakenly believed to be dedicated to the megaliths). We got... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
julo972
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Omer, Israel
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Impressive but unfortunately but restricted access to fully appreciate

The alignments and volume of stones are impressive, initially seen from the land train. On a... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
bonjgb1009
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Dorset, United Kingdom
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Megalithische Anlagen von Carnac | Lieu dit Le Ménec, 56343 Carnac, France
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We took the tourist mini-train (as we mistakenly believed to be dedicated to the megaliths). We got a brief view of all 3 alignments - the rest of tour is an the Carnac vacation area. It was highly interesting but we wished there was a...More

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Reviewed 5 days ago

The region has many standing stones, and they are truly amazing. The stones near Carnac are laid out in rows, and they go on for miles. I am always amazed when I visit Stonehenge, and this is the same. Their purpose seems unknown, but it...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

It was definitely an interesting trip out. We took a sotto train that took us past a good proportion of the stones. Also has a museum which was interesting

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited here with paid for tour. Good value fir money, really good interpretation, definitely recommend

Thank julie m
Reviewed 1 week ago

The alignments and volume of stones are impressive, initially seen from the land train. On a further visit to three of the sites by car we were even more impressed seeing them close up, or as close as possible. They are low-fenced off and public...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We walked around the site, took a few pictures and we we were lucky with the weather. Historically interesting but no need to visit more than once.

Thank PatrickBarbary
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

They stretch so far and are in such vaste numbers it is a stunning site, the museum by the stones should be visited.

Thank B C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The alignments and volume of stones is indeed impressive, especially when you contemplate how on earth it was all accomplished and why. However, it was disappointing to find them all fenced off from public to enable the . Public access is allowed from October for...More

Thank Domini1
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you are into ancient history or even ancient aliens, this is a good place to visit. These are not huge stones, but the fact that they were placed here and aligned in straight lines up to 6000 years ago is impressive and humbling. You...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If row after row after row of standing stones are your thing, you must visit here. They are fascinating to view, however unless you book on to a tour you have to stay outside of the fence which is a shame. The short film at...More

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albany6660
27 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
27 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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