Practical information

Check this page in advance of your venue. Have a nice visit!

You will be safe

  • Proof of full vaccination is required to access the monument for anyone older than 16 years old. The presentation of a health pass is mandatory for young people aged 12 to 15 years old.
  • Please note that facial mask is compulsory.
  • Hydro-alcoholic gel will be at your disposal.

Opening hours

The reception, Maison des mégalithes, is open every day 

MAY - JUNE : 9.30 am to 6 pm

JULY - AUGUST : 9.30 am to 7 pm


from 9.30 am to 1 pm and from 2 pm to 6 pm


from 10 am to 1 pm and from 2 pm to 5 pm


Rates Guided tours

Individual : 11 €

from 7 to 17 years old and specific visitors : 6 euros

Students in Architecture; Pass des Mégalithes and others partnerships; disabled person and accompanying person 

Pass des mégalithes  :  

5 sites partners : Alignements de Carnac, site des mégalithes de Locmariaquer, Musée de Préhistoire de Carnac, Cairn de Gavrinis et Cairn de Petit-Mont


under 7 years old (in family and except scolar group)


Carnac Site mégalitique de Carnac
B.P. 152
56343 CARNAC cedex
Ph. : 02 97 52 29 81Fax : 02 97 52 60 03
GPS coordinatesLatitude : 47.5977Longitude : -3.0634Plan your route


From Auray : direction Carnac - Quiberon - dépt. 768 up to Purgatoire roundabout and take dépt 119 direction Carnac (D 196 not allowed for bus in direction of west.)

Maison des mégalithes, follow Alignements du Ménec.


Auray station and bus up to Carnac

Schedule on :

Carnavette during summer (Implementation by Town Hall of carnac) : zenbus

Services and offers

Visit offer

Guided tours in the alignments :  

Please get information about hours at : Maison des mégalithes : 00 33 2 97 52 29 81

Exhibition at the Maison des mégalithes in free access

« Dialoguer avec l'horizon : un siècle de couleurs à Carnac »

Autochromes du Musée départemental Albert Kahn et Photographies de l'artiste François de l'R

  • NEW Exhibition from June 2021 : Voyage au pays des pierres dressées. Parcours graphique (Elèves Collége des Korrigans de Carnac)

Downloadable application on smartphone :

Les Alignements de Carnac on Google play or Apple 

Visiting conditions

In the alignments :

  • Visit without a guided tour : by the pedestrian ways around the alignments
  • Guided tours in foreign languages during summer, in French all year (schedule of visits / Online tickets sale)
  • Dogs are not allowed during guided tours, and in the reception, they are allowed kept on a leash on the pedestrian ways around the sites
  • Ground are not easy for strollers
  • A pedestrian way is arranged and accessible around the alignments, they allow the visitor to discover the sites from the outside (Ménec et Kermario - and soon from Manio to Kerlescan)

Accessibility : ask at the reception

> Visitors with reduced mobility : Alignements accessible depending on the state of the ground

> Blind and visually impaired visitors  : the ways of circulation in the Alignments are not arranged. For your comfort of visit, It is recommended to come accompanied. 

> Guide dogs and assistance dogs allowed.

> Benches of rest

Maison des mégalithes :

  • vidéo in French and other languages (and subtitled in sign language)
  • Parking and parking PMR, sanitary facilities
  • Panoramic terrace on the roof
  • No deposit for luggage at reception
  • "Espace pour tous" touch screens 

Service :

Glacier bio (icecream) Le verger perdu during summer period (June to September)

  • Reception desk
  • Librairie-boutique Gift and book shop
  • Parking PMR Parking / Disabled visitor parking
  • Toilettes Restroom
  • Application available
  • Chiens guides et d'assistance autorisés Assistance dogs welcome

Guide booklet


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