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Quiberon

 

Quiberon is a French commune, located in the Morbihan department in the Brittany region. Quiberon constitutes the southern end of the peninsula of the same name, which also includes part of the territory of the municipality of Saint-Pierre-Quiberon.

 

Classified prehistoric sites

Covered alley of Pointe-de-Guéritte
The covered alley of Pointe-de-Guéritte is a covered alley located in Quiberon, in Morbihan (France). The covered alley of Pointe-de-Guéritte is located in the town of Quiberon, in Morbihan. The covered alley of Pointe-de-Guéritte has been classified as a historical monument since 1931.

Dolmen du Conguel
The Conguel dolmen is a dolmen in Quiberon, in Morbihan in France. The megalith is located on Boulevard du Conguel, immediately south of the SNCF holiday camp and about 300 m from the origin of Pointe du Conguel. This dolmen is a passage tomb, originally surmounted by a cairn, whose state of degradation is very advanced. A short corridor 1.2 m long oriented to the northeast - now disappeared - opens onto a burial chamber of 4 × 1.7 m, made up of 3 orthostats and closed by a natural rock outcrop to the east. The cover slab is no longer present.

The monument dates from the Neolithic period. Excavations were organized in 18924. They led to the discovery of a dozen burials accompanied by dolerite axes, pearls and fragments of vases, which characterized the ceramics of this period, since known as “ceramics of the Conguel”. The dolmen is classified as historical monuments by decree of July 30, 1920.

Menhir of the tip of Er-Limouzen
The menhir of the point of Er-Limouzen (or menhir of Manémeur) is a menhir of Quiberon, in Morbihan in France. The megalith is isolated in the moor. It is located east of the coastal road (departmental road RD186a), approximately 350 m as the crow flies north of the Beg-er-Goalennec point, 370 m south of the campsite and 670 m north. west of the Manémeur district.

The menhir is approximately 2.8 m high. Nearby, heading towards the coast, a corridor dolmen and three megalithic chests that had been listed have since disappeared, the site of the dolmen having been excavated again in 2017 by the National Institute for Preventive Archaeological Research (Inrap)

Menhir of Pointe-de-Guéritte
The Pointe-de-Guéritte menhir is a menhir located in Quiberon, France. The menhir of Pointe-de-Guéritte is located in the town of Quiberon, in Morbihan. The menhir has been classified as a historical monument since 1933.