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Prehistoric, Pre-Roman

Adrets Dolmen

Three dolmens in the hills near Brignoles and Le Val (Var).


Barry Troglodyte Village

This ancient troglodyte village is very picturesque and historically interesting, inhabited continuously from the Neolithic until the early 20th century.


Boussière Dolmen

A small Neolithic dolmen without capstone, in the hills east of the Var village of Cabasse.


Cambous

Bronze Age archeological site 25 km from Montpellier - at 5000 years, one of the oldest prehistoric villages in France


Rocher du Causse Oppidum

Chacolithic period habitation site in the Languedoc-Roussillon. This site bridged the European Copper, Bronze and Iron ages and is also known as the Rocher du Causse.


Le Coulet Menhirs

The Le Coulet Menhirs are a grouping of four Neolithic standing stones on the Causse du Larzac, south of the Cirque de Navacelles.


Dolmen

Megalithic tomb structures of of stone walls and stone table.


Ferrussac Dolmen

A pair of Neolithic dolmens, one with two layers and a complex entry, on the Causse du Larzac, a limestone plateau housing thousands of Neolithic megaliths.


Gastée Dolmen

A Neolithic dolmen in the hills a couple of km east of the Var village of Cabasse.



Le Lèque Menhir

The menhir of Le Leque, locally called Le Pierre Planée is a 5.6 m (18 ft) tall standing stone, located in a remote area of garrigue about 3 km east to the little hamlet of Le Lèque, in the commune of Lussan.


Nages Oppidum

A large, complex pre-Roman defensive site on the hill beside Nages-et-Solorgues, on the plains southwest of Nîmes.


Prunarede Dolmen

A nice example of a Neolithic burial dolmen, in the scrub lands past a local bergerie.


Riens Dolmen

A nicely structured dolmen (but missing the capstone) close to Mons village, in the northeast corner of the Var.


Terriers Menhirs

This group of 9 small Neolithic menhirs are located in the Maures hills, south of Draguignan and Les Arcs.


Verdon Museum of Prehistory

A very large and modern museum of prehistory located at the village of Quinson in the Alpes-de-Haute-Provence. It is billed as the "biggest prehistory museum in Europe", we can agree that it's a very fine museum.


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