Saint-Michel tumulus near Carnac.

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Tumulus St-Michel

Golfe du Morbihan

This huge tumulus, 400m northeast of the Carnac-Ville tourist office, and accessed off the D781 at the end of chemin du Tumulus (itself off rue du Tumulus), is a gigantic burial mound with a church on top. It dates back to at least 5000 BC and offers sweeping views (exterior access only).

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