Figeac, City of Champollion
Today, Figeac is an attractive city, anchored in the contemporary world. It is marked by advanced economic activities, a young population and cultural dynamism.
Since the first half of the 20th century, this former small rural town has become an industrial town thanks to the aeronautical company Ratier, specialized in the design and manufacture of aircraft equipment. This enterprise, the most important of the Lot, is the first factor in the vitality of the city. This aeronautical activity has made Figeac the smallest town in France with a University Institute of Technology.
At the same time, the implementation of an ambitious cultural policy, of which the Champollion - Les Écritures du Monde museum is the best example, reinforces the image of an atypical, respectful city.
of his past and resolutely turned towards his future. In a radius of 30 km around Figeac, colourful villages await you. They invite you all to an encounter with their history, their terroir, their culture, their inhabitants... Art of living, charm and authenticity to share in places of emotions: Cardaillac one of the "Most Beautiful Villages of France" or Faycelles perched above the Lot Valley. Marcilhac-Sur-Célé and its medieval abbey, Cajarc resolutely turned towards art with its Centre d' Art Contemporain, Capdenac-Le-Haut, one of the "Most beautiful villages of France" and its Roman fountain... Capdenac-Gare fort of its railway history or Lacapelle-Marival crowned of its emblematic castle... You are at the gates of its famous castle....
- Camping Occitanie : Place Champollion
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