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Cairn Du Petit Mont

Pointe du Petit Mont, 56640 Arzon, France
+33 2 97 53 74 03
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Interesting History

You get many points of view from this area. A lot to think about. I guess age matters if you do... read more

Reviewed 14 March 2018
Empathy
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Fairfax County, Virginia
Though Carnac is considered as top for megaliths I must say that the east side of the golfe du Morbihan offers splendid

Though Carnac is considered with Stonehenge the must for megaliths I think that the presqu'île de... read more

Reviewed 6 November 2016
Hubert G
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14 Mar 2018
“Interesting History”
6 Nov 2016
“Though Carnac is considered as top for megaliths I must say that the east side of the golfe du Morbihan offers splendid”
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Pointe du Petit Mont, 56640 Arzon, France
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Reviewed 14 March 2018

You get many points of view from this area. A lot to think about. I guess age matters if you do not follow history. This whole area makes one think about time and love of country.

Thank Empathy
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Reviewed 6 November 2016

Though Carnac is considered with Stonehenge the must for megaliths I think that the presqu'île de Rhuys on the east side of golfe du Morbihan (Carnac is west of the entrance of the the golfe) offers a unique variety of monuments and megaliths. Arzon, Sarzeau...More

Thank Hubert G
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Reviewed 4 May 2016

This was included in an Andante tour of the neothlithic monuments of Brittany. I found this one of the most interesting.

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Reviewed 3 November 2015

We diverted to Port Cruesty where first there was a marina. Then just up the hill there was the Petit Mont where there was a good viewpoint. What we had not realised, though it was clearly marked was that it was a 900m walk. But...More

Thank Incartek
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Reviewed 31 July 2015

You will definitely want to have a guide for this as the backstory will give you a double history lesson. The "Brits" who originally settled here and built these mounds and the WW 2 history about the bunker that was built right on top of...More

1  Thank Al M
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Reviewed 28 July 2014 via mobile

This cairn is worth a visit because of its interesting history ( been reused many times through history, and finally was used for a nazi bunker). You can enter two burial chambers (with rock art inside) and the bunker as well. We did the guided...More

Thank Adelheid D
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Reviewed 21 June 2014

We walked from our hotel and it is about 15 minutes to get to the bunker. It took about 15 minutes to get through each of the areas but definitely worth a quick visit. Our local guide, Arnelle, gave us some great information about the...More

1  Thank Nikko4Me
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Reviewed 3 November 2013

The hike to the cairn was an easy trek and the view at the top was spectacular. Looking at the Atlantic Ocean around to the Port du Crouesty and the Golfe du Morbihan one could understand why the Germans took over these 4600 year old...More

2  Thank PPJGPJ
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Reviewed 20 August 2012

This is as old as the Pyramids and is a source of wonder - how did the ancient builders line it up with the sun? I wonder how the Nazis could vandalise such an incredible building, but visiting the bunker is interesting too. The tour...More

2  Thank LizLuton
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