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Carnac (Breton: Karnag) is a small town in Morbihan, Brittany. Its main claim to fame are the menhirs surrounding the town.


Tourism information[edit]

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By Train[edit]

Auray train station is 12 km (7.5 mi) away.

  • 1 Gare de Plouharnel-Carnac, rue de la Gare, 56340 Plouharnel (4 km northwest from town center). Served only during summer by TER Bretagne line 32 (AurayQuiberon), called "le Tire-Bouchon", the "corkscrew". This railway station does not sell tickets. Gare de Plouharnel-Carnac (Q3097283) on Wikidata Gare de Plouharnel-Carnac on Wikipedia

Get around[edit]

Map of Carnac


  • Its standing stones.
  • 1 Saint-Michel tumulus, chemin du Tumulus (off D781). Archaeological site was constructed between 5000 BC and 3400 BC and classified since 1889. Saint-Michel tumulus (Q1419562) on Wikidata Saint-Michel tumulus on Wikipedia
  • 2 Carnac stones (along the D196 road). Carnac stones (Q833850) on Wikidata Carnac stones on Wikipedia
    • 3 Ménec alignments, route des alignements D196 (between Ménec and Croix-Audran). alignements du Ménec (Q2179460) on Wikidata
    • 4 Toulchignan alignment, D119 and route de Kerlescan D196. Alignement de Toulchignan (Q30740738) on Wikidata
    • 5 Kermario alignment, route de Kerlescan D196. Kermario alignments (Q1739286) on Wikidata
    • 6 Kerloquet alignment (Manio), route de Kerlescan D196. (Q30740730) on Wikidata
    • 7 Kerlescan alignments, D196, Kerlescan. alignements de Kerlescan (Q1739261) on Wikidata
    • 8 Petit-Ménec alignments, Chemin de la Métairie (near Kerlescan). alignements du Petit-Ménec (Q1810046) on Wikidata


Visit one of Carnacs many beaches.





Carnac has a couple of campsites and hotels.


  • 2 La Poste, 18, avenue de la Poste D119, 36 31. M W–F 09:00–12:00 14:00–17:00, Tu 09:00–12:00 14:30–17:00, Sa 09:00–12:00, closed on Sunday.

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