Cairn Du Petit Mont, Arzon

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As ancient as the Pyramids of Giza, Cairn Du Petit Mont is a Neolithic structure built to line up with the sun. Erected in three phases, the most ancient cairn dates to 4,500 BCE and the most recent was built around 2,000 BCE. Visit the megalithic architecture and go inside the dolmens to view huge granite blocks with archaic engravings of snakes, axes, signs, and various motifs. You can explore on your own, attend a guided tour in English, or join an educational workshop. Add Cairn Du Petit Mont to your Arzon travel itinerary, and discover new vacation ideas by using our Arzon journey planner.
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  • Location location location Super walk underestimated good accessible glamorous Central very well for the idea of romantic
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  • The tour is more than necessary to best enjoy this historical site. Very good explanations and a site not to be missed!
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  • do not hesitate to go to the edge of the small mount because first place is very nice and then it's really the story that awaits us because should not forget that it is 6000 years on this site and finally World War 2 with the German bunker which the restoration was to make accessible inside. So we are on a path of culture and it's always interesting for young and old
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  • Nice Cairn, lovely walk to the monument. Bit small parking
  • The flight! €7 visit per adult when and more we n could visit only a dolmen since the second we were kindly invited to let the group visit with the guide to pass as a priority. So we were 3 adults + 2 children (5 years old and a 7 month old baby) a have sat in front of the dolmen without being able to go for 20 min (with baby we have of the leave). Why not explain to people without a guide to do the reverse path that borrow by the group to avoid being blocked?
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  • As the appearance of the site worth a visit, as a view proposed us at the top of the Cairn; as the Interior is very poorly highlighted: the rock carvings are poorly lit and are barely visible. It's a shame, sometimes the engraved stones are even not illuminated... Disappointing!
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  • Small caurn of friendly outside but €7 it is a bit expensive for the content. Nice view nearby.
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  • We had an exceptional night out August 1st, with a very nice bonus great dune sunset tour.
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