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LE DOLMEN

Historic site and monument, Megalith at Saint-Nazaire

  • This standing stones are some 6,000 years old.

    The so-called “Dolmen” is a megalithic stone formation, some 6,000 years old. It stands near the city centre, but hundreds or thousands of years ago, this used to be the bank of the Loire Estuary. Next to the dolmen with its 2 metre-high vertical... The so-called “Dolmen” is a megalithic stone formation, some 6,000 years old. It stands near the city centre, but hundreds or thousands of years ago, this used to be the bank of the Loire Estuary. Next to the dolmen with its 2 metre-high vertical stones and its horizontal stone weighing 7 tons, there is a 4-metre high “menhir”, or standing stone. The monument is freely accessible.