Between the Gulf of Morbihan and the Quiberon peninsula, 40 minutes from Le Moulin de Cadillac campsite, Carnac is one of the most popular seaside resorts in southern Brittany. People come here for its fine sandy beaches, its casino, its thalassotherapy centre, not forgetting its alignments of menhirs which are unique in the world.
It's impossible to spend a 4-star camping holiday in the Morbihan without a stroll through the menhirs of Carnac. Known worldwide for its 6,000-year-old megaliths, this archaeological sanctuary is a monumental site that is unique in the world: nearly 4,000 menhirs, dolmens and cromlechs follow one another for more than four kilometres!
Among the emblematic sites, we can mention the Géant du Manio, the largest menhir in Carnac (6 metres high), the Ménec alignment, Kermario, Kerlescan and Le Petit Ménec. To try to discover the secret of the menhirs of Carnac, you should visit the Museum of Prehistory dedicated to this mysterious people of Neolithic builders.
With the bay of Quiberon on one side and the Gulf of Morbihan on the other, Carnac has no less than five fine sandy beaches suitable for swimming, relaxing and water sports.
The Grande Plage de Carnac offers a multitude of ocean-oriented activities: catamaran, dinghy, kitesurfing, paddle, sea kayaking, windsurfing, sand yachting and scuba diving. The Carnac Yacht Club will introduce you to the joys of sailing in Quiberon Bay. The charming Breton resort offers four other beaches not to be missed: Légenèse, Ti Bihan, le Men Du and Saint Colomban.
Do you need to get away from it all, to break away from everyday life? Recharge your batteries for a day at the Carnac thalassotherapy centre and enjoy the beneficial effects of the sea water. Feeling lucky during the holidays? Come and try your luck on the slot machines, the electronic roulette wheels or the blackjack tables at the Circus Casino in Carnac... and make your stay in Morbihan a little bit crazy!
Want to take to the sea? Take advantage of your camping holidays near Carnac to discover the islands of Morbihan! The Ile-aux-Moines and the Ile d'Arz are very popular with hikers and cyclists. Half a day is enough to go around them. Further out to sea, Belle-Ile-en-Mer will charm you with its rocky coves, its beaches and secret creeks, its small ports and colourful villages, just like its two little sisters Houat and Hoëdic.