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Carnac stones, Carnac

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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). Make Carnac stones a centerpiece of your Carnac vacation itinerary, and find what else is worth visiting using our Carnac online trip planner .
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  • There is a richness of prehistoric line ups of stones (menhirs) and the dolmens that is incomparable to anything we have ever seen!  more »
  • Our group of travellers from Canada visited this interesting site in Carnac which means heaps of stones. This is the largest megalithic complex, of standing stones, of its kind in the world. There...  more »
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  • Have wanted to visit for a long time and finally made it. I was not disappointed! Wish I could have seen more but we were on foot. Helpful people in the visitor centre.
  • Tis a big shame that there are fences around the stones there is access to some sections and after reading the notice board just past the toilets that states the fence isn't quite an official thing anymore I felt more at ease. The stones themselves are awe inspiring. Worth a visit if you are in France.
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