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Tumulus de St-Michel

56340 Carnac, France
+33 2 97 52 08 21
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Good, marked panoramic view from the top

Please be forewarned that all of these Neolithic sites featuring megaliths are not designed for the... read more

Reviewed 12 July 2018
Bob B
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Holiday, Florida
Wonderful viewpoint

The site is an elevated mound with a small chapel on the top. The summit is reached from a nearby... read more

Reviewed 19 June 2018
John L
,
Appletreewick, United Kingdom
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“worth a visit” (2 reviews)
“chapelle” (2 reviews)
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56340 Carnac, France
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Reviewed 12 July 2018

Please be forewarned that all of these Neolithic sites featuring megaliths are not designed for the physically challenged. There are virtually no paved walk ways, no ramps, and no elevators. We had a rented car and got to this site using our GPS. This site...More

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Reviewed 19 June 2018 via mobile

The site is an elevated mound with a small chapel on the top. The summit is reached from a nearby small car parking area by a short walk of a few steps up a rather steep hillside path. When at the top you can walk...More

Thank John L
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Reviewed 4 June 2018

Park at the bottom and then it is a fairly steep but short climb leading up to this church. worth going for the view.

Thank Jackie E
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Reviewed 10 April 2018

not a lot here but the excellent view. once one of the grandest burial chambers, its huge , unfortunately now though it seems to be no more than a giant mound with a closed run down chapel sitting on top. would have loved to have...More

Thank elliot45108
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Reviewed 6 November 2017

St.-Michel is a tumulus, a tomb of 12 m high and about120 m of large; on the hill is a little chapelle, also with the name St. Michel, and a large board with many informations of the site of Megaliths region and the 3000 Menhirs,...More

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Reviewed 5 October 2017

Worth a visit and has a great view over Carnac and the surrounding countryside. Free parking when we visited and enjoyable countryside walks in the surrounding area.

Thank Adam B
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Reviewed 23 September 2017

Wonderful views from this tumulus. The place has a tranquil feel to it, and the plaques are very informative, showing where tumulus is, where there's still signs of a medieval settlement on the south side, and the church on the top. Worth a 30 minute...More

Thank Campagnolo39-53
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Reviewed 1 September 2017

From the top of the Tumulus there are some great views of the surrounding area. The Chapelle is closed, however, there are plenty of information boards about the tumulus and the chapel.

Thank Eddie R
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Reviewed 29 May 2017

loved visiting this site,well looked after.The energy and feel of this site is excellent and a must to visit

Thank Honor W
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Reviewed 6 May 2017 via mobile

Even though you cannot enter the passage grave any more, it is huge and you can walk to the top and see what ancient man could see from this vantage point. No cost. So take 10 minutes to see it while in Carnac especially if...More

Thank vdempsey
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