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Cairn de Petit Mont
Facing the ocean, in the heart of an exceptional natural space, the cairn of Petit Mont is an imposing monument of more than 6,000 years. It enchants lovers of heritage, nature lovers and all those who want to learn while having fun! It travels as one reads a story book and is lived through guided tours, workshops, entertainment, walks ... To discover the cairn of Petit Mont is to admire an exceptional 360 ° view of the horizon. Culminating at 36 m above the sea at the end of the peninsula of Rhuys (in Arzon), the cairn of Petit Mont offers one of the most breathtaking views of the ocean, Belle-Île, Houat, Hoëdic , the tip of Kerpenhir in Locmariaquer, but also on the cairn of Gavrinis and the whole Gulf of Morbihan. To discover the cairn of Petit Mont, is to discover the peninsula of Rhuys. In a natural environment of rare beauty, the cairn is a great starting point to wander around the monument, on the coastal paths and surrounding beaches. Picnic areas are available to spend a full day on the site. Only 15 minutes walk from the port of Crouesty, it is also easy to go from the cairn of Petit Mont to discover the other megalithic and heritage sites of the peninsula of Rhuys: Tumiac, Graniol, Bilgroix, the Suscinio Estate, the mill of Pen Castel ... To discover the cairn of Petit Mont is to be amazed by an absolutely unique heritage. The cairn of Petit Mont is a megalithic architecture of nearly 6,000 years, but not only: a bunker was built in 1942! To discover the cairn of Petit Mont is to understand our history. With the men of the Neolithic, then the Gallo-Roman era, where the site was used as a temple, and finally as a strategic place during the Second World War, the cairn of Petit Mont reminds that history has never ceased to write and rewrite on this promontory. Come to discover it, it is rich and exciting! Do you want to visit the cairn of Petit Mont? The site is open in: April, May, June and September: open every day from 14h to 18h30, except Mondays July and August :from Saturday, July 6 to Sunday, September 1: open every day from 10am to 8pm Winter holidays and All Saints' Day: open every day from 14h to 17h30, except Mondays And why not extend the visit of the cairn of Petit Mont with that of the cairn of Gavrinis? A tip: enjoy the twin ticket Gavrinis / Petit Mont! And did you know that in summer, it was possible to reach Gavrinis cairn by boat from the Rhuys peninsula? From Port Navalo (Arzon) and this year, a new line Kerners-Larmor Baden is proposed. Check with the Passeur des Iles. It's practical and beautiful!