Practical information

Find here all the practical information to prepare your visit to the Alignments of Carnac

vue panoramique alignements

Opening hours

From April 1st to June 30th
9:30 am - 6 pm

From July 1st to August 31st
9:30am - 7pm

September 1 - 30
9:30am - 6pm

October 1 to March 31
10am - 1pm
2pm - 5pm

The Maison des Mégalithes is closed on January 1st, May 1st and December 25th.

Please ask for information about the visiting hours with a guide in the alignments.

Free access to the pedestrian path around the sites


The ticket gives you access to the conference visit with a guide on one of the main sites.

Ticket office


Tour and conference rate

For individuals


Individual rate

13 €

Special rate (partnerships)

11 €

Rate for 7 - 17 year olds

And architecture students; jobseekers, upon presentation of a certificate of less than 6 months; beneficiaries of minimum social benefits; disabled civilians with one companion per person; war veterans with one companion per person,

holders of the Passion Monuments card.

6 €

Free of charge

  • Under 7 years old (in family and school groups);
  • Culture card - CMN card
  • CMN lecturers, guide-lecturers.



For groups


Group rate

200€ + 5 € / person

Reservation for tours and conferences in French and foreign languages

Reservation on :

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Payment method

  • cash
  • credit cards
  • check
  • culture check
  • vacation voucher (ANCV)
  • Lire check (only in store)

Access and transport

Alignments of Carnac

Maison des Mégalithes
Le Ménec
Tel : 00 33 - (0)2 97 52 29 81

From Auray : direction Carnac - Quiberon - dept. 768 until the Purgatoire traffic circle then take dept. 119 direction Carnac

For the Maison des mégalithes, follow Alignements du Ménec.

One way traffic.


Auray station then bus to Carnac

Bus schedule :

Carnavette during the high season set up by the City Council: zenbus

Services and conditions of visit

  • Dogs on leash allowed on the paths around the alignments
  • Dogs not allowed on guided tours and in the reception building.
  • Strollers are not recommended in the sites (ground not passable).
  • Drink dispenser at the Maison des megalithes.
  • Ice cream parlour during the summer season (on the roof terrace or the square)
  • Free parking at the alignments - reserved for visitors

In situation of handicap

Discover the services and conditions for people with disabilities.

Consult the dedicated page

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