Conques tourism and travel guide

Photo of Conques in Aveyron

Visit Conques: highlights and tourist information

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France This Way comment: Best known for its abbey and a s a pilgrimage destination, the beautiful village of Conques is a highlight of any visit to Aveyron

Important note

This page features a summary of highlights that you might like to explore near Conques. For detailed visitor information see the Conques travel guide.

Conques is situated in the Aveyron department and Midi-Pyrenees region (now part of the Occitanie region), in the southern-centre of France at 31 kilometres from Rodez, the department capital (general information: Conques is 473 kilometres from Paris).

Tourist classifications for Conques include "most beautiful village".

Popular places to visit nearby include Le Don du Fel at 11 km and Mourjou at 12 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Conques, France: places to visit and attractions

Some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Conques in Occitanie.

Note that all distances below are 'direct' and real driving distances will be greater!

 
 

... or see ALL recommended places to visit in Aveyron

Map of places to visit near Conques

Markets in and near Conques

  • Firmi: market Saturday (9km)
  • Decazeville: market Tuesday & Friday (12km)
  • Cransac: market Tuesday - seasonal market only (12km)
  • Aubin: market Wednesday & Friday (14km)
  • Entraygues: market Tuesday & Wednesday - seasonal market only (14km)
  • Entraygues: market Friday & (14km)
  • Maurs: market Thursday (20km)
  • Figeac: market Saturday (29km)
  • Espalion: market Friday (30km)
  • Rodez: market Wednesday & Saturday (31km)

More information about Conques, Midi-Pyrenees

Tourist attractions near Conques, France

Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Conques.

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Assier Chateau (42km)
  • Chateau Montal (51km)
  • Castelnau-Bretenoux Chateau (56km)
  • Beaulieu en Rouergue Abbey (61km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin d'Eden du château du Colombier (20km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Tindoul de la Vayssière (23km)
  • Trou de Bozouls (29km)
  • Gorges de l'Aveyron (51km)

Towns of Art and history

 
 

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Conques

Canton: Conques

Arrondissement: Rodez

Department: Aveyron

Region: Midi-Pyrenees

New region: Occitanie

Postcode: 12320

Distance to Conques

from Rodez (prefecture): 31 km

from Paris: 473 km

from Calais: 707 km

from Nice: 401 km

from Bordeaux: 236 km

from Strasbourg: 603 km

Getting here

For driving distances to Conques from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 4 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Grand-Vabre, Noailhac, Saint-Cyprien-sur-Dourdou and Vieillevie.

This page in French: Visiter Conques