The Carnac’s megaliths rows

site megalithique de Carnac en Bretagne
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The largest megalithic site in the world is located next to the rentals of Villa Carnac (56).

Le plus grand site mégalithique au monde en Bretgane
Crédits photos : © Morbihan tourisme - Marc Schaffner

With more than 4. 000 stones, it’s the most amazing concentration of raised stones existing all over the world.

Who has made these rows ? The legend tells that the Cornelly bishop was running away from the romans…at the very edge of the coast Cornelly turned back and transformed all the soldiers into stones !

The main significance of these menhirs fields is still nowadays a real mystery. However it seems that the Carnac’s rows are related to a ritual mortuary.

To really understand the historical significance of the Carnac’s rows, you must visit the Prehistory Museum  ; you will discover collections of objects updated while archaelogical excavations.

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