Nestled in the heart of the land of the hundred valleys of the Aveyron and near the Tarn River, Réquista is the capital of the municipality, which covers 59.32 km². It is in a green environment that the town built in the thirteenth century by Henry II flourishes today in agriculture and sheep farming.
Having been repeatedly burned and looted during the successive wars Réquista has preserved its authenticity. This town with a remarkable character, strongly influenced by Christianity, discovered with appetite.
Food specialties abound at Réquista. On basis of local products caught, hunted and gathered in the surrounding forests and plains, festive and warm dishes of game, fish, mushrooms and grilled or stuffed sheep réquistanaise adorn the table.