Trethevy Quiot, Cornwall, England - known locally as the giant's house, it is a megalithic tomb consisting of five standing stones capped by a large slab.

Trethevy Quiot, Cornwall, England - known locally as the giant's house, it is a megalithic tomb consisting of five standing stones capped by a large slab. Megalith: a stone of great size, especially in ancient construction.

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Devil's Pulpit, Finnich Glen ~ Village of Killearn, Stirlingshire, Scotland [photo by Teresa Mazur].

L’Ecosse regorge de lieux époustouflants aux noms mystérieux qui rappellent les légendes issues de la mythologie viking. Passage en revue des 20 endroits incontournables du pays.

20 paysages écossais qui vont vous faire rêver

The Callanish Standing Stones on the Isle of Lewis, Outer Hebrides, Scotland (Christopher Combe Photography)

Dolmens de Mané-Braz, Erdeven, Morbihan**Le Morbihan est un département français situé en région Bretagne, qui doit son nom au golfe du Morbihan. Il correspond pour l'essentiel au royaume, devenu comté puis baillie de Broërec et plus anciennement à la cité des Vénètes. Wikipédia

Mane Braz is a Megalithic tomb located 2 km southeast of Erdeven, Brittany, France. The site comprises four side chambers and two small dolmens. It is built into a hill and appears to be the remains of a tumulus.

La commune de Carnac se situe à quelques kilomètres au nord de la presqu'île de Quiberon. Cette petite ville de moins de 5 000 habitants est étonnante en raison de son ensemble de sites mégalithiques tels que l'alignement du Ménec, celui de Kermario ou de Kerlescan. Guide de voyage Morbihan : Alignements de Carnac

The commune of Carnac lies a few kilometers north of the Quiberon peninsula, south Brittany. This small town of less than inhabitants is amazing because of its series of connected megalithic sites such as the alignment Ménec, the Kermario or Kerlescan.

Briar’s Island, Nova Scotia, Canada.

The volcanic rocks on the shore of Brier Island, Nova Scotia make for some fantastic colors with the lichen on the surface. Brier Island is south of Long Island on the Digby Neck.

Cairn de Gavrinis, 6000 B.C., Île de Gavrinis, Bretagne, France

Cairn de Gavrinis, 6000 B.C., Île de Gavrinis, Bretagne, France

Carved Stone 8 in Gavrinis Dolmen passage grave, Gulf of Morbihan Larmor-Baden, Morbihan, Breizh. Cairn de Gavrinis Passage Grave, the largest and most decorated tomb in Neolithic Europe with 29 six-foot-high menhirs carved with labyrinthine fingerprints. This sanctuary /tomb/shrine was used by the same family for hundreds of years

Gavrinis

Carved Stone 8 in Gavrinis Dolmen passage grave, Gulf of Morbihan Larmor-Baden, Morbihan, France. Cairn de Gavrinis Passage Grave, the largest and most decorated tomb in Neolithic Europe with 29 six-foot-high menhirs carved with labyrinthine fingerprints.

Part of the passage: the S-W wall at the entrance of the chamber, pillars 19 to 21. -- Gavrinis

Part of the passage: the S-W wall at the entrance of the chamber, pillars 19 to -- Gavrinis

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