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Closed when we arrived - only managed a peek over the high wall!!

Reputedly the largest dolmen in Europe, it is located in the suburb of Bagneux ( we found it using... read more

Reviewed October 27, 2018
CazBUk
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Great Yarmouth, United Kingdom
it's there, it's big, it's private

We passed by, the day after I had checked the website. I found they're looking to sell their... read more

Reviewed July 12, 2017
Dan D
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Edinburg
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Reviewed October 27, 2018

Reputedly the largest dolmen in Europe, it is located in the suburb of Bagneux ( we found it using our Sat Nav - unfortunately arriving just after it had closed. We managed to peek over the high surrounding wall, and it looked very big!! Apparently...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed July 19, 2018

we were in Saumur doing the usual mix of drinking and history and we saw this on TripAdvisor. Its incredible - the largest in Europe apparently. You ring the house doorbell and the owner lets you in, euro 3 each - he was super friendly...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed July 5, 2018 via mobile

Ring the bell, pay a couple Euros & see a French prehistoric dolmen. Near Saumur and other sites & a nice change from the chateaus that we’re beginning to merge together!

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed June 24, 2018

Really interesting to see around, there is a bar next to it and we enjoyed a cool beer here after looking around the Dolmen

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed September 7, 2017

Wanted to visit and eventually found down a site road. All locked up with a bell outside to assistance. Kids were in the car waiting and felt it unnecessary to callus, see if in and hen drag kids out. Looked over the fence to see...More

Date of experience: August 2017
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Reviewed August 6, 2017

I'm very interested in ancient monuments & try to visit them when I'm traveling. Currently working near Saumur I was keen to see the Dolmen. It's very easy to find & on a hot summer's day it was a nice thing to do as it's...More

Date of experience: June 2017
2  Thank Lesley R
Reviewed July 12, 2017

We passed by, the day after I had checked the website. I found they're looking to sell their property, house, garden and Dolmen. I did not see any notice that they'd be closed the next day. they had friends over. Didn't have the audacity to...More

Date of experience: July 2017
1  Thank Dan D
Reviewed July 25, 2015 via mobile

We were very pleased to find this place open, parking was easy found towards the local school. After ringing the door bell we were greeted and allowed to enter the large garden area which has this enormous Dolmen. There is also lots interesting information to...More

Date of experience: July 2015
4  Thank CBabington
Reviewed March 6, 2015 via mobile

The site wasn't opened when we visited around 1400 on a weekday in March however there was a sign with a bell and a phone number you could call to have it opened for €4 per person. We were tired after a long drive so...More

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Reviewed October 3, 2013

If Stonehenge holds an attraction for you, do not miss this Dolmen in Bagneux. To quote the venerable Wikipedia "The dolmen in Bagneux is probably one of the most majestic French dolmens..." and many consider it to be the largest in Europe. The Michelin Green...More

Date of experience: September 2013
6  Thank CosmoTopper
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