former commune in Aveyron, France
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Conques is in Aveyron, France.

View of the Abbey of Sainte-Foy

UnderstandEdit

 
Porte du Barry

Conques is on the traditional Le Puy pilgrimage route to Santiago de Compostela.

Get inEdit

Get aroundEdit

 
The 14th-century "Pont Romain" over the Dourdou River, part of the Way of St. James

SeeEdit

  • Abbey of Sainte-Foy (Abbatiale Sainte-Foy de Conques). This Benedictine abbey was founded in the 8th century by the hermit Dadon.

DoEdit

Visit the Abbey-Church of Saint-Foy, the main attraction here.

Beside the Le Puy pilgrimage route, there are several nice walks in the surroundings; in less than an hour, you can reach the cross opposite to the village.

BuyEdit

No supermarket, only some small grocery stores, not often open, even in summer. In winter, the village is virtually dead, so be sure to bring enough food with you.

EatEdit

Close to Conques (less than a kilometer), the restaurant Hervé Busset is awarded one star by the famous "Guide Michelin".

DrinkEdit

SleepEdit

ConnectEdit

There is no 3G/4G connection in the town and its surroundings (only "edge"). However, some cafés offer Wi-Fi connection, e.g., L'Auberge Saint-Jacques.

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