NEWS

To know all about our key events, the news of the moments or future on our destination.

The Tourist Office of Conques IS OPen

everyday 9:30-12:30 and 14:00-18:30

The Treasure is open every day

The museum J-Fau is open from April 4 to early November

Guided tours of the site are with a previous reservation.

email : contact@tourisme-conques.fr

05 65 72 85 00 (Office of Conques) - 05 65 71 13 18 (office of Marcillac)

FESTIVITIES OF SAINT-FOY

October 9 & 10, 2021

The festivities start on Saturday 9th of October, with activities organized by the Friars Community of Conques:

  • Pilgrimage from Snéergues to Conques (bring your pic-nic) at 12:00 noon
  • At 20:30, torchlight procession in the village (candles will be set by the residents along the path). A religious ceremony will close the procession.

The major procession with the golden reliquary-statue will be hel on Sunday 10th of October at 10:30am. 

  • A concert is programmed in the church at 15:30.

For more details related to the animations, contact the Abbey at 05 65 69 85 12 or click here

night show - Lights and Polychromy on the Tympanum

Programming from April.8 to April. 15 : Polychromy of the tympanum at 21h30

HIGH SEASON PROGRAM - Aril. 17 to october

  • 21:00: Presentation of the tympanum by friar Jean-Daniel (in French) or at 18:30 during the Summer Music Festival or other events
  • 21:30: Night tour of the upper-gallery of the church in music: Discovery of the Romanesque capitals, the glass windows by Pierre Soulages under the light and pipe-organ show (Fee: 6€, access for public older than 12 years old). Except during major concerts of the Summer Music Festival or other events
  • 22:15: Polychromy of the Tympanum - By night, the progressive revealing of the colours offer a revisited reading of the 12th century tympanum and its 124 sculpted figures. Composing the Last Judgment and depicting the celestial Court, the angels, the elected, the condemned and other devils come to life.

CONQUES GREAT SITE OF OCCITANIE

Following the experience of the « Great Sites in Midi-Pyrenees », the new region Occitanie unveiled the first list of touristic sites on the eve to become "Great Sites of Occitanie".
Conques belongs to the first round. To be admitted, the nominees must present a development strategy for their territory, while elaborating a transversal strategic project for 5 years, counting with the influence of this same territory, a guardian of stable activities and attractiveness.
The main objective of the process is to answer the travellers’ new concerns based on rich, unique and unusual experiences that give sense to their journey.