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Menhirs of Yverdon

Clendy, Yverdon-les-Bains, Switzerland
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Absolutely amazing, compelling, magical, and not too far out of town

Wow. I love prehistoric sites but sometimes am disappointed by the setting. Not here. It's a little... read more

Reviewed 22 November 2016
Xeni25
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Geneva, Switzerland
Very interesting piece you wouldnt expect!

Nice little place to visit,various stones and good place to get some energy :-),unexpected,pretty... read more

Reviewed 15 November 2016
Miroslav H
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15 Nov 2016
“Very interesting piece you wouldnt expect!”
22 Nov 2016
“Absolutely amazing, compelling, magical, and not too far out of town”
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Clendy, Yverdon-les-Bains, Switzerland
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Reviewed 22 November 2016

Wow. I love prehistoric sites but sometimes am disappointed by the setting. Not here. It's a little isolated although in summer beach-bums hang around nearby. You can walk from the centre but it's at least 20-30 minute walk. No matter, it's right by the lake...More

Thank Xeni25
Reviewed 15 November 2016 via mobile

Nice little place to visit,various stones and good place to get some energy :-),unexpected,pretty close to the lake

Thank Miroslav H
Reviewed 3 September 2016 via mobile

This is a very odd location and has nothing special to see. I strongly suggest for you to skip this place since it is also a long walk from the city

Thank 532merta
Reviewed 15 July 2016

This is on the way to the lakeside walk, and well worth the detour. To touch stones carved thousands of years ago really gives a sense of awe and of the flow of time. And it is set within a nature park, that leads to...More

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Reviewed 15 May 2016

It was nice to walk among such old historical monuments, which I didn't even expect to find in Yverdon. The place is pretty, well taken care of and has stands with information about the statues (in English too). It is also a part of the...More

Thank MeExploringTheWorld
Reviewed 30 December 2015 via mobile

He stones are ok. I wouldn't write home about them. But the park is very nice, and the kids had fun running around and stuff. It also complete the museum visit where they talked about the stones.

Thank Abs40Something
Reviewed 3 August 2015

Just on the out skirt of Yverdon ,by a small wooded park close to the beach , interesting but very little history attach to it

Thank Roland S
Reviewed 8 July 2015 via mobile

It's quite nice to see. Nothing impressive though, I guess if you are really interested in the topic it might be really exciting.

Thank Javier P
Reviewed 11 January 2015

Well not really, no huge crowds or weirdos dressed up as wizards, but it's marginally impressive albeit slightly smaller and a re-creation of what they thought was there 2000+ years ago. Free, easy to get to from the station and close to the lake/ other...More

Thank toby r
Reviewed 26 December 2014

Interesting place if you like the prehistory. Those menhirs have a lot of story. They're located at a 10 minutes walk from the city center. You can go by foot or by bicycle, and there's a car's park 100 meters away. It's a nice place...More

Thank Filipe-kun
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