Cairn Of Barnenez, Morlaix

Book Hotels From your favorite brands

Book Tours From your favorite brands

About Cairn Of Barnenez, Morlaix

Cairn Of Barnenez, Morlaix - Address, Phone Number, Ticket Price

Address: Cairn de Barnenez, 29252 Plouezoc'h, France

Phone: +33-298672473

Ticket Price: 6 EUR

Show on map

Time Required: 01:00 Hrs

Timings: 10:00 am - 06:00 pm Details

Added 839 times in trip plans

Garden, Play, Tourist Center, Picnic Spot, Nature, Sky Diving

Try TripHobo to create your itinerary

Are you associated with this business? Get in touch

This awe-inspiring megalithic mausoleum isn’t just Europe’s largest… it’s also the oldest in the world. 75 metres long and 25 metres wide, the mausoleum holds two burial chambers – one from 4500 years ago, and another that was added a few centuries later. It’s not allowed to actually go into the cairn’s interior passages. There is evidence that the civilisation that built this one also built other cairns around Brittany – the symbols drawn onto the rocks match those found on other sites. It’s a nice place to stroll – the sky is usually bright blue, the field is bright green, and the sea sparkles in the sunlight. These ancient dudes really couldn’t have asked for a more picturesque burial place.

Cairn Of Barnenez Information

  •  English speakers can enjoy a 30 minute brochure self-guided tour.
  •  French speakers can enjoy a 45 minute guided tour.

Cairn Of Barnenez Ticket Prices

  •  Free for under 18, unemployed, disabled and their escorts, and 18-25 years olds who are from the EU.

How To reach Cairn Of Barnenez by Public Transport

  • By car: secondary road D 76 towards Plouezoch and the Barnenez peninsula.

Love this? Explore the entire list of things to do in Morlaix before you plan your trip.

Fancy a good night's sleep after a tiring day? Check out where to stay in Morlaix and book an accommodation of your choice.

Cairn Of Barnenez, Morlaix Reviews - Write a Review

user-pics
Google+
  • Be sure to get there when a guided visit is organized, but it's a great place!

  • Wonderful monument in a beautiful location.

  • Interesting history, revealed by the quarrying nearly two centuries ago.

  • Huge prehistoric cairn with a couple of open chambers, in a beautiful location. Impressive.

  • Superbe❤

Read all reviews