Near Quiberon, the sanctuary of the Druids
Carnac, City of the Gods, is situated on the Atlantic coast, between the Morbihan gulf and the Quiberon peninsula.
A 20 minute drive from the Hotel des Druides in Quiberon, Carnac is an absolute must when visiting the Morbihan.
Carnac was already inhabited nearly 450 000 years ago and was very popular.
Since the Paleolithic and the Gallo-Roman era, Carnac has remained a very sacred site attracting many visitors.
This historical site will arouse your curiosity and reveal some of Brittany’s myths and legends.
According to the legend, Saint Cornély, a Breton patron saint of livestock persecuted by roman soldiers, faced his enemies and turned them to stone, hence the alignments of standing stones in Carnac.
For more details about Carnac’s history, beyond the legend, visit the prehistoric museum. You will learn all about the european megalithics and will discover numerous unique pieces, retracing the site’s history : jewellery, flint weapons, ceramics.
In total, nearly 6000 objects are on exhibition at the museum.
Consult Carnac’s prehistoric museum’s website.