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Carnac stones, Carnac

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Ruin Mysterious Site
Visit Carnac stones (Alignments de Carnac) to view the largest group of megaliths of this variety in the world. Guided tours in English will tell you about the stones erected here during the Neolithic period, probably around 3,300 BCE, but some may date back to 4,500 BCE. Eleven converging rows of menhirs (standing stones) stretch for 116,500 sq m (271,000 sq ft). Put Carnac stones and other Carnac attractions into our Carnac vacation generator, and watch your holiday take shape.
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  • Our ancestors the Celts;) Of those who erected this uneven site in Europe, including more than 3,000 menhirs and spanning more than 4 km, much remains to be discovered. However, the serene atmosphere of the place invites to imagine what they were and how they lived. About 1.5 km to the parking lot of the home there is a tower which, when it climbed the staircase spiral staircase open to the public, to have a panorama on the alignments. And for the more adventurous, go a little further to track alignments which run along copse shady, and much less frequent than the initial portion. A half-day tour that will delight young and old.
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  • We did a very interesting tour. Good shoes for you expect to make 10 km along pleasant paths among the dolmens.
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  • Surprising! All these Menhirs. With in more a show sound and light. To see. As a family with or without teenagers.
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