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Stunning

Just a beautiful place with plenty of opportunity for mooching and wandering, or just sitting down... read more

Reviewed September 24, 2018
Sophie_RT
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London
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Full of history

A walk round here is like traveling back in time. Wonderful old buildings at every turn. Very... read more

Reviewed September 18, 2018
Paul B
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Chesterfield, United Kingdom
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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12320 Conques, Conques en Rouergue, France
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Reviewed September 24, 2018 via mobile

Just a beautiful place with plenty of opportunity for mooching and wandering, or just sitting down and admiring the view. Best to get here in the morning, I think, as things close up (some just for a siesta, some for the rest of the day)...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed September 18, 2018

A walk round here is like traveling back in time. Wonderful old buildings at every turn. Very photogenic. Well worth the 4 Euro parking fee

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Paul B
Reviewed August 30, 2018 via mobile

Every time I return to this wonderful place I am astonished by its authenticity, the views, the extraordinary Cathedral, the charming shops and good food. It is day that I breathe more deeply because the air is so sweet and there is such beauty all...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank chateaulady
Reviewed August 5, 2018 via mobile

A perfectly balanced village for a full day visit. But start early to get possibility to take photos without other interrupting. Use good shoes. Don’t use children trolley, the wheel will get stuck in the brick stone streets.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Arild O
Reviewed July 9, 2018

As pilgrams on the Chemin de Compestello, ( the walk dedicated to St. James the Apostle) The downhill trail into Conques was covered with incredible green moss, ferns, ancient walls, and symbols. Even if you arrive in Conques by car find the trail and walk...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed July 5, 2018

Unmissable if you are in the area but I would recommend you try to see it out of season as I suspect it can become very busy in high season.

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed June 21, 2018

It's a pretty town on the Pilgrim route. Recommend visiting if your nearby but I wouldn't make a special trip, there are plenty of other pretty towns to see (e.g. Saint-Côme-d'Olt). It was pouring with rain so this may have coloured my visit. At least...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank robinlUk
Reviewed June 12, 2018 via mobile

A most delicious surprise, as we are often told some places are special but this one truely is. Lots of people around although it was raining , but everyone was happy to be looking at the many points of interest. The village is reasonably easy...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Kez208
Reviewed September 16, 2017 via mobile

Spent a wonderful morning in this most picturesque town. There are quite a few artisan stores with beautiful products to buy. All stores were very welcoming. Such a lovely place to visit. Get there early to secure a parking spot.

Date of experience: September 2017
2  Thank EddiOZ
Reviewed September 15, 2017 via mobile

What a beautiful village. We spent a good few hours wondering the village. Photo opportunities everywhere. The shops were cute with unique items, a lot handmade but beautiful. The French shop owners friendly and helpful. Coming from Australia it was truly special for us.

Date of experience: September 2017
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