Tourism in Carnac
Discover the fabulous site of the alignments of menhirs of Ménec and Kermario located at only 200m from the campsite of Kérabus.
It is the largest megalithic site in Europe and a candidate for Unesco World Heritage listing. Stunning alignments!
Want to taste local products… cheese, bread, vegetables, honey, dairy products, pancakes and traditional Breton dishes…
Carnac opens its streets to producers, merchants and hawkers from here and elsewhere. Take the time to share a pleasant stroll with your family on the Carnac market. Discover the colourful stalls and taste the seasonal fruit and vegetables.
- The weekly market in the town centre on Wednesday and Sunday mornings all year round from 8.30am to 1pm
- Craft market every Thursday from 6pm in July and August
If you are looking for a mobile home in Carnac, contact the campsite*** de Kérabus on 02 97 52 24 90 to check availability.
The Alignments of Carnac
The site is made up of alignments of menhirs, dolmens and covered walkways, a total of more than 4000 stones spread over more than four kilometres. Known throughout the world for its menhirs, the archaeological site of Carnac is closed for part of the year to avoid damage (closed to the public in summer and free access in winter). However, you will be able to admire these gigantic stones standing on the roadside!
The archaeological museum of Carnac
You can visit the Carnac Archaeological Museum, which has one of the world’s richest collections of prehistoric artefacts found during successive excavations. The museum traces the evolution of man in Brittany from the Palaeolithic (45,000 years BC) to the Middle Ages. If you are looking for a mobile home in Carnac, contact the campsite** de Kérabus on 02 97 52 24 90 to check availability.
Good to know: Carnac also offers swimming for all thanks to the “tourism and disability” label!
The 5 beaches of Carnac
Just a stone’s throw from your campsite in Carnac, you will find beautiful sandy beaches where you can relax in the sun and enjoy the sea air of Southern Brittany!
Perfectly sheltered from the wind, the six beaches of Carnac are appreciated by families for their fine sand, gentle slopes and calm waters. If the Grande Plage and the beach of St Colomban are supervised bathing areas during the summer season, the beaches of Légenèse, Ty Bihan, le Men Du, invite you to rest and relax. Sea bathing enthusiasts will be delighted, as will those who like to fish on foot.
Fishing in Carnac
Take advantage of your stay at the campsite to spend a pleasant day by the sea and try your hand at fishing! During the high tides, the Gulf of Morbihan is the ideal place to explore the foreshore in search of shells between the rocks and the sandbanks.
Armed with your net or rake and equipped with your boots, you can collect mussels, periwinkles, cockles, razor clams, oysters, shrimps and sea urchins… When you return to the campsite, you can taste your catch and enjoy the iodine flavours of the sea!
Rules of the foot fishery – Quantity / size :
- Mussels 5 kg per person, 4 cm
- Clams 3 kg per person, 3.5 cm
- Hollow oysters 3 dozen, 30g each
- Shells 5 kg per person, 3 cm
Tumulus St Michel
The Tumulus St-Michel is a treasure of Carnac’s heritage, 12 metres high and 125 metres long. At its summit, a chapel is the highest point of the city, offering a breathtaking view of the ocean and the islands!
This breathtaking view is located 1.2 km from the campsite by a hiking trail, small advice, go in the evening at sunset …
The Po Cove
L’Anse du Pô, about 4 km from the campsite, is an old fishing port, a must when you come to Carnac. Come and taste oysters from the oyster farms with a view of the sea. A real little corner of paradise!
Carnac is also home to the Saint-Cornély church, the prehistoric museum, the Saint Colomban chapel, the Madeleine chapel and the salt marshes.
Find all the information and the agenda of Carnac on the website of the Tourist Office of Carnac