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Location address: France, Midi-Pyrénées, Conques
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The village is known as stop-over en route to Santiago de Compostela. The pilgrims were mostly attracted by the relics of Saint Foy, a young martyr from the 4th century. Also have a look in the 12th century abbey church of Sainte Foy. There you will find a sculputerd tympanum of the Last Judgement.
Linked themes: Pilgrimage
Conques is considered as one of the most beautiful villages of France. It is located along the path to Santiago de Compostella.
Conques (Concas in occitan) is a commune in the Aveyron department in southern France, in the Midi-Pyrénées region.
The architecture is unique in Conques. Almost all houses are still in original style. The roofs are typically made of local schist.
The famous GR 65 passes through Conques. The GR 65 is known as a part of the route Santiago de Compostella.