Cairn de Gavrinis
Cale de Pen-Lannic, 56870 Larmor-Baden Driving directions
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Jul-Aug: 10am-8pm; Apr-Jun and Sep: daily except Mon 9.30am-12.30pm, 1.30pm-6.30pm


Built on the Isle of Gavrinis some five thousand years ago, this tumulus is one of the most interesting megalithic monuments in Brittany. It is made of stones piled on a hillock and is 6m/20ft high and 50m/164ft in diameter. A 14m/46ft-long covered gallery, made of 9 cap stones resting on 23 carved supports, leads to a small funeral chamber (2.5m²/8ft²) which is roofed in by a single granite slab resting on supports adorned with carvings.


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