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Conques

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View of the Abbey of Sainte-Foy

Conques is in Aveyron, France.

Understand[edit]

Porte du Barry

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

Get in[edit]

Get around[edit]

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

See[edit]

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

Do[edit]

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.

Buy[edit]

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.

Eat[edit]

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

Drink[edit]

Sleep[edit]

Connect[edit]

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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