Trip Planner:   Europe  /  France  /  Brittany  /  Morbihan  /  Carnac  /  Carnac stones

Carnac stones, Carnac

#1 of 84 in Historic Sites in Morbihan
Must see · 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). Make Carnac stones a centerpiece of your Carnac vacation itinerary, and find what else is worth visiting using our Carnac online trip planner.
Create an itinerary including Carnac stones
© OpenMapTiles © OpenStreetMap contributors

Carnac stones reviews

Rate this attraction
TripAdvisor traveler rating
TripAdvisor traveler rating 4.0
2,540 reviews
  • Walking on a beautifully landscaped path along the prehistoric stones, so many stones, as far as you can see! There is a long walking route along all prehistoric elements. Do it!  more »
  • Let's face it, most people nowadays only stop here because they want to take a selfie with some stones behind their back. I liked it for 15 minutes or so.  more »
  • Can't walk amongst the stones till October so limited to walking a busy main road around the site
  • Really amazing and interesting. Had a really great day out walking through all the alignments.

Plan your trip to Carnac

  • Get a personalized trip
    A complete day by day itinerary
    based on your preferences
  • Customize it
    Refine your trip. We'll find the
    best routes and schedules
  • Book it
    Choose from the best hotels
    and activities. Up to 50% off
  • Manage it
    Everything in one place.
    Everyone on the same page.