Practical information about Carnac
Carnac in a few
Small town, full of history, Carnac is ideally located between two jewels of the South French Brittany: the Morbihan Gulf and the Quiberon Peninsula. The typical small village of Carnac and its 20th century villas are built along five sandy beaches, ideal for swimming and any type of water sports. Discover Carnac rich historical and natural heritage: its megalithic sites, known all over the world, but also its charming narrow streets, its beautiful landscapes and its authentic atmosphere. Lovers of history or nature, have a look at My home in Carnac to rent the property that suits you best.
When to come?
Summer is of course a particularly pleasant season to visit Brittany. You can enjoy all the pleasures of the sea without being crushed by the heat. But the region is also very pleasant to be visited in winter. The show of the huge winter waves, the walks bu the cliffs along the coast, a dinner in a cozy atmosphere next to a fire place admiring the sun set on the ocean... This is a wonderful winter experience!
Good to know!
South Brittany and the region of Carnac, which includes the Morbihan Gulf and the Quiberon peninsula, is particularly popular in all seasons. This part of Brittany benefits from a micro-climate that attracts a lot of people, and not only in summer! The pretty town/ village of Carnac is a place where Holidaymakers use to come back year after year and it will be necessary to book relatively early if you want to be able to find a holiday home matching your wishes.
How to come?
By car: from the Paris-Rennes motorway (A11), take the expressway towards Lorient-Auray and exit at Carnac.
By train: the nearest TGV station to Carnac is Auray (20 minutes from Carnac by car).
By plane: the nearest airports are Lorient (about 40 minutes by car), Nantes (a little over an hour and a half by car) and Rennes (a little over an hour and a half still by car).