DURENQUE  

Located in the South of France in the Department of Aveyron, Durenque village has 600 inhabitants who live in a peaceful country environment. The healthy climate and rural calm give the visitor a warm welcome.

The church, dedicated to Saint Theresa, has beautiful stained glass windows depicting the Saint’s life. For this reason it has been recognised as a basilica. Mass is held every Sunday at 11 a.m.
Agriculture remains the most predominant activity in the region. Durenque is a small town but has shops, cafes, restaurants, local craftsmen, a fishing pond and a renovated water mill museum, which was once the house of poet François Fabié (Moulin de Roupeyrac). The villagers enjoy a variety of sports, hobbies and cultural associations.

Accommodation is available in the 3 rural gites in the heart of the village and are available for rent throughout the year. There are also houses for sale and a new housing estate being built. There is a lively primary school.
Villefranche de Panat lake lies 8 klms from the village and has swimming beaches, water activities and campsites. There are other sites of interest such as typical villages and medieval castles.
The region offers a variety of leisure activities that include walks in the heart of the forest. Durenque is surrounded by 3 main towns, Rodez, Albi, Millau, each offering a variety of tourist excursions and excellent restaurants.

The Durenque Town Council and Réquista tourist office will be happy to answer your questions and supply any further tourist information you require.

Durenque town council: 05.65.46.58.03
e-mail: mairie-durenque@wanadoo.fr
Syndicat d'initiative: 05.65.18.78.85
e-mail: info@moulinderoupeyrac.fr
   Réquista tourist office : 05.65.46.11.79   
e-mail: info.requista@roquefort.com
 
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