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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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  • mysterious and hard to find true explanations for it origins, these monuments are wworth the vit. Maybe involve a guide, or get a book on itss history and possible explanations. Only too bad (weird...  more »
  • Well, yes. Lot of stones lined up by ancient peoples. Beyond that, nothing. No sign that someone might be curious and try to decode what this is all about. The museum in Carnac gives some information....  more »

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