Individual visits

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The cairn of Gavrinis is a jewel of prehistory, often called "the Sistine of the Neolithic". Located on the island of Gavrinis, different types of tours are offered to share this precious heritage, from the port of Larmor-Baden or other ports.

For conservation reasons, but also for your comfort, the Gavrinis cairn can be visited in a small group and only as part of guided tours.

From the port of Larmor-Baden:

Cairn of Gavrinis

Cairn de Gavrinis + Er Lannic

Cairn of Gavrinis

Cairns de Gavrinis + Petit Mont

Classic tour

The classic tour departs from the port of Larmor-Baden.
You will board the boat of the Passeur des îles. The crossing to the island of Gavrinis takes about 15 min. This crossing is an opportunity to contemplate the landscape and listen to the comments given on the natural and marine environment of the Gulf of Morbihan.
The guide will then accompany you from the hold to the cairn of Gavrinis for a 90-minute guided tour, during which you will discover the landscape and its evolution since the Neolithic era, the first human societies and their stone architectures… as well as the interior of the monument, richly decorated with engraved slabs. The return crossing takes about 15 min.

Total duration: 2hDe
departure from the port of Larmor-Baden

At the end of the visit, the Passeur des îles will take you back to the port of Larmor-Baden where you will find sanitary facilities, a food truck (in season), a shop, restaurants …

Tarif
Classic tour of Gavrinis – including the crossing by boat :
  • Adult: 18€
  • Child 10/17 years and student (-26 years): 8€
  • Child Child 4/10 years : 4€
  • -4 years: free
  • Family (2 adults + 2 children) : 42€

Circuit Er Lannic

The Er Lannic circuit departs from the port of Larmor-Baden. It offers the twin visit of the cairn of Gavrinis and the commented bypass of the double meglithic enclosure of Er Lannic.

Total duration : 2h30De
departure from the port of Larmor-Baden

Tarif
Circuit Er Lannic (classic visit of Gavrinis + bypass of Er Lannic) – including the crossing by boat :
  • Adult : 22€
  • Child 10/17 years and student (-26 years): 10€
  • Child Child 4/10 years : 6€
  • -4 years: free
  • Family (2 adults + 2 children) : 52€

Direct visit

Do you have your own boat and want to visit the Gavrinis cairn? This is possible. All you need is as part of a "classic tour". You must first buy your entrance ticket directly at the reception desk at the port of Larmor-Baden. No access is allowed on the island of Gavrinis

Total duration of the visit: 1h30De
departure from the port of Larmor-Baden

Tarif
Visit with direct access:
  • Adult: 12€
  • Child 10/17 years and student (-26 years): 5€
  • Child Child 4/10 years : 3€
  • -4 years: free
  • Family (2 adults + 2 children) : 28€

Twin visit: Gavrinis + Petit Mont

Do you want to continue the visit of the cairn of Gavrinis by that of the cairn of Petit Mont and participate in an educational workshop? Think about the paired ticket. It allows you to discover both sites and is valid throughout the season (you do not have to schedule your visit on the same day). It is important to book your visit slot for the Gavrinis cairn by contacting the reception desk on the port of Larmor-Baden.

 

Tarif
Twin ticket: cairn de Gavrinis + Cairn de Petit Mont
  • Adult: 20€
  • Child 10/17 years and student (-26 years): 10€
  • Child Child 4/10 years : 4€
  • -4 years: free
  • Family (2 adults + 2 children): 50€

Tour from Vannes

The cruise tour from Vannes offers escape, nature and culture! It is offered every Wednesday and Sunday during the summer holidays.

You can embark alone or with your loved ones from the Vannes ferry terminal for a 1-hour cruise in the company of a guide-lecturer, who will then take you to visit, for 1 hour, the cairn of Gavrinis before a stopover on the port of Larmor-Baden where you can buy your picnic, discover our reception-shop area … before leaving for 1 hour of cruise on the Gulf of Morbihan.

Duration : 4h15De
departure from the ferry terminal of Vannes (near the aquarium)

 

Tarif
Cruise tour from Vannes – including the crossing by boat :
  • Adult: 32€
  • Child 10/17 years and student (-26 years): 20€
  • Child Child 4/10 years : 10€
  • -4 years: free
  • Family (2 adults + 2 children) : 72€

Tour from Port Navalo

You can reach the island of Gavrinis and its cairn from the Rhuys Peninsula, from Port Navalo by embarking with the Shipping Company "Le Passeur des îles".

This tour is offered on Tuesdays and Fridays out of season and every day in season.

Duration : 2h30Department
from Port Navalo

 

Tour from Locmariaquer

In the summer season, every day (except Saturday), you can from Locmariaquer reach the island of Gavrinis and visit its cairn by embarking with the Shipping Company "Le Passeur des îles".

This tour is offered every day (except Saturday)

Duration : 2h30Department
from Locmariaquer

 

Visit from Île aux Moines/Port Blanc

New in 2022! During the Easter holidays and the Ascension weekend, embark from Île-aux-Moines and Port-Blanc (Baden) to the cairn of Gavrinis.

This tour is offered every Wednesday during the Easter holidays and on Ascension Thursday

Duration: 3hDepartment
of the port of Ile aux Moines and Port-Blanc in Baden

 

Prepare your visit

The visits are also made thanks to a fun route via the Baludik application, free and downloadable on your phone. Young and old will be able to discover the cairn of Gavrinis in the company of Fanch, Lili, Zach and Pitchou! Puzzles and games are on the program… You will be able to see what is not visible.

This application also offers a tour route in English.

We advise you to download the Baludik application before going on site and flashing the QR Code of access to the game in store.

Before you go to the cairn of Gavrinis:

  • Check your port of departure
  • Remember to download the Baludik app and listen to our podcasts for children, and check out our entertainment program
  • Plan an outfit adapted to the weather conditions
  • Follow the safety and health safety instructions

 

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