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LE TUMULUS DE DISSIGNAC

Historic site and monument, Megalith, Archaeological site in Saint-Nazaire

  • A 6,000-year old burial chamber.

  • The Neolithic Era witnessed the appearance of the first large barrows, also known as burial mounds or tumuli. The Dissignac Tumulus was built approximately 6,000 years ago and is considered one of the most remarkable prehistoric monuments in the whole region. It contains two burial chambers, both composed of one chamber connected to the entrance by a long and narrow corridor. An engraved stone slab with mysterious symbols is hidden within one of the burial chambers (axes, a crosier, a sperm...
    The Neolithic Era witnessed the appearance of the first large barrows, also known as burial mounds or tumuli. The Dissignac Tumulus was built approximately 6,000 years ago and is considered one of the most remarkable prehistoric monuments in the whole region. It contains two burial chambers, both composed of one chamber connected to the entrance by a long and narrow corridor. An engraved stone slab with mysterious symbols is hidden within one of the burial chambers (axes, a crosier, a sperm whale…). During the summer season, join a small group guided tour to discover the talents and mysteries of the Neolithic society.

    The Dissignac Tumulus is classified as a French historic landmark.
  • Access

    • Public transport  :  TY'BUS TAXI: Tumulus (sur réservation) at 0 m
    • Public transport  :  Ligne U1-Arrêt:Maison de l'apprentissage at 1 km
    • Railway station at 7 km
  • Spoken languages

Services
  • Equipment

    • Picnic area
  • Services

    • Guided tours for individuals
      • 45 mn
Rates

Payment methods

  • Debit cards
  • Cheques and giro cheques
  • Holiday cheques
  • Cash
  • Rates
  • Single adult
    From 6 €
  • Single child
    From 3 €
  • Single adult
    From 5 €
Openings
  • From July 13, 2021
    until August 29, 2021
  • Tuesday
    10:30 AM - 1:00 PM
    2:30 PM - 7:00 PM
  • Wednesday
    10:30 AM - 1:00 PM
    2:30 PM - 7:00 PM
  • Thursday
    10:30 AM - 1:00 PM
    2:30 PM - 7:00 PM
  • Friday
    10:30 AM - 1:00 PM
    2:30 PM - 7:00 PM
  • Sunday
    10:30 AM - 1:00 PM
    2:30 PM - 7:00 PM
  • Ouvert du mardi au vendredi, puis le dimanch, de 10h30 à 13h, puis de 14h30 à 19h Lundi et samedi