Le Menhir de Men-Marz, Brignongan, Finistere
According to legend, Saint Pol Aurélien and his sister stopped the invasion of the sea here. The "miracle stone" marks the boundary of the tide.
There is a tradition that girls wishing to marry throw a stone to a ledge on the menhir. If the stone stays in place a union will take place within a year. You can still see some of the stones.
Gibet des Moines, Saint Mathieu, Finistere
Local legend has it that the bodies of criminals were left exposed on the menhirs until they are eaten by scavengers to serve as a warning to others.
After visiting these gruesome monuments you may feel the need to retire to the nearby bar at the Hostellerie De la Pointe Saint Mathieu for a restorative drink (or two).
Prajou Menhir Allee-Couverte, Trébeurden, Côtes-d'Armor
The monument measures 14.5 meters in length and has seven large granite capstones. Some of the stones have engravings including one of the mother goddess wearing a collar.
Roc'h Toul Dolmen, Maël-Pestivien, Côtes-d'Armor
Dolmens are sometimes called 'fairy houses' and you can let your imagination run away with you in this isolated setting.
In the field to the side of this ancient tomb you will find a small stele, these were believed to be used as grave markers.
Pergat Menhir, Louargat, Côtes-d'Armor
They lie in a small clearing off the D31 north of Louargat. The site is signposted from the road, just follow the footpath. A perfect location for a peaceful picnic. There is a small stream nearby.
If you are planning to go on your own megalithic hunting trip in Brittany we highly recommend the Guide to the MENHIRS and other MEGALITHS of Central Brittany.