What to do and see in Carnac?
This charming seaside resort in Morbihan between sea and mountain owes its fame to its unmissable alignments of megaliths. Carnac is home to several places with a rich history dating back to prehistoric times, allowing the imagination to take over. After this journey through time, holidaymakers who have come with their families can also enjoy a sensational and adventurous getaway by returning to the Carnac Adrenalin Forest or the recreation park P’tit Délire. The municipality of Carnac is divided into a first high part in the countryside, where the title land of legends takes on its full meaning. Then, the beach area extends out to sea, ideal for water sports and seafood tasting. You can therefore alternate between walks in the forest or by the sea. There are many hiking trails, notably the customs path which runs along the entire Brittany coast.
Visit the menhir alignments
The alignments of menhirs of Carnac are probably the most famous in the world. 4,000 stones stand high over 4 kilometres. With family or friends, it is possible to reach the the Tumulus of Saint Michel, the Alignments of Ménec, the Cairn of Kercado, the Alignments of Kermarioand many others! The origin and history of these 6000 year old dolmens is still a mystery, but recent research has identified their existence as dating back to the Neolithic period, representing a sacred site. The visit is free or by reservation for more detailed explanations. In order to complete and better understand this period of history, the Museum of Prehistory welcomes you 5 minutes from the campsite in Carnac.
Enjoy the beaches of Carnac
The holidaymakers who came to enjoy the beautiful Carnac beaches can choose their swimming and lounging spot from among its five beaches. These include:
- The Saint Colomban Beach : popular for its windsurfing spot;
- The Grande Plage and its 2 km of white sand benefits from supervised swimming;
The Legenese beach, A small beach with a lively porpoise beach club;
- The Ty Bihan beach and its children's club ;
- The Men-Dû beach on the way to the Trinité sur Mer
- The Beaumer beach ideal for fishing on foot.
What to see near Carnac?
Where to stay in Carnac?
For a stay in Campsite in Carnacholidaymakers can count on our independent campsite Les Bruyères de Carnac. Located close to many megalithic sites, this Carnac campsite with indoor pooloffers pitches and holiday rentals comfort. In addition, our 3 star campsite in Carnac has various services and activities for the whole family, including the presence of a spa and sauna for your moments of relaxation. As for the children, they will be delighted to spend their holidays in an establishment with a multitude of leisure activities. They will be able to have fun in the two playgrounds, a mini-farm (in July and August), a 400 m² maze, a zip line and an inflatable structure! All of which will ensure that they have a great time on site, in our campsite in Carnac !