A small village that is labelled a Grand Site de France. In the heart of the Lot Valley, this key stopping place on the pilgrimage route to Santiago de Compostela conceals a wealth of treasures : half-timbered houses, the 11C and 12C abbey church of Sainte Foy, its 250 capitals, its contemporary stained-glass windows by Pierre Soulages and its tympanum with 124 sculpted figures depicting the Last Judgement, but also THE treasure, that of Sainte Foy, a golden statue covered in gold and precious stones.

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Information : Tourist Office - Tel : +33 (0) 820 820 803 / + 33 (0)5 65 72 85 00

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Must-sees and must-dos

  • Sainte Foy Abbey Church and its Treasure
  • The Cultural and Tourist Centre
  • The European Centre for Art and Medieval Civilisation
  • The Maison du Frayssou (typical home, history of the architecture and the environment of the village)
  • The guided visits of the village


  • Abbeys and churches : Sainte Foy Abbey Church

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