Conques

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Cultural center , the site of Conques , a major step on the road to Saint Jacques de Compostela , brings together an exceptional Romanesque heritage . The new windows in the abbey, designed by Pierre Soulages, are in the magnifying the Romanesque austerity and its symbols.

http://www.tourisme-conques.fr/

 

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Famous for being a step of the way to Saint Jacques de Compostela, Conques is now rated as one of the most beautiful villages in France. What better than a walk in the heart of the city to discover all its secrets ! By authentic heritage (abbey, tympanum of the last judgment, treasure Sainte Foy... ) Conques is a treasure nestled in the north of Aveyron. Many tours allow you to visit this medieval village, the Abbey Romane or see the jewels of Sainte Foy.

In addition, since 1998, Conques is a UNESCO World Heritage Site for its abbey and its bridge over the Dourdou. In 2008, the village is recognized as one of the Great Sites of Midi-Pyrénées for its influence on local tourism.

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