Carnac Alignments

LIeu-dit le Ménec, 56340 Carnac 0 Reviews


Beginning before Stonehenge by around 100 years, the Carnac (Garnag in Breton) area is the world’s most conspicuous combination of enormous goals, with no under 3000 of these upstanding stones, brought someplace up in the scope of 5000 and 3500 BC. One km north of Carnac-Ville an enormous scope of stone landmarks structure a couple of indisputable courses of action, all undeniable from the road, anyway fenced for controlled affirmation. The best way to deal with esteem the stones’ sheer numbers is to walk or bike between the Ménec and Kerlescan social occasions.

Among June and September seven vehicles daily run between the two regions, similarly as Carnac-Ville and Carnac-Plage. They contain a confusing sight, whether or not you are not a paleologist, and in spite of the way that their inspiration remains dull, the region mumbles with a conundrum.

Near the stones, the Maison des Mégalithes explores the recorded setting of the site and offers guided visits. On account of the extraordinary breaking down of the greenery, the goals are fenced off to allow the vegetation to recoup, and certain zones are open just by guided visit. Regardless, from October to March you can wander uninhibitedly through parts – the Maison des Mégalithes has aides of what’s at present open.

Opposite the Maison des Mégalithes, stand the Alignements du Ménec. The road along here is known as the Route des Alignements, without a doubt the best technique for showing up and examining the region is by means of vehicle.

From here, the D196 voyages upper east for about 1.5km to the correspondingly extraordinary Alignements de Kermario. Climb the stone discernment tower – the Moulin de Kermaux (an old production line) – most of the way along the site to see the game plan from above.

The enchanting Tumulus de Kercado – which you can enter and examine – lies just east of Kermario and 500m southward of the D196. About 300m east of the Kercado side street along the D196, lies the halting domain for the Géant du Manio, the tallest menhir in the area. Further east, you can find the Alignements de Kerlescan, a humbler social occasion. In Carnac-Ville, you can scale the huge Tumulus St-Michel for spectacular points of view over the open nation.