Hautes-Pyrénées

Lourdes

Interesting
Lourdes
The Essential
Interesting
Lourdes is the largest place of pilgrimage in the western world. From Easter to All Saints' Day, 6 million faithful come to pray in the famous grotto of Massabielle. Situated on the edge of Béarn and Bigorre, it is a great starting point for some excellent hiking.

Must see

Michelin's recommendations for Lourdes

Lourdes Fort and the Pyrenean Museum
Lourdes Fort and the Pyrenean Museum
Perched on a rocky outcrop overlooking
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Pic du Jer
Pic du Jer
At an altitude of 948 m, there is an
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Lourdes Wax Museum
Lourdes Wax Museum
This museum traces the important
Basilica of the Rose Garden and Basilica of the Immaculate Conception, or Upper Basilica Basilica of the Rose Garden and Basilica of the Immaculate Conception, or Upper Basilica
Basilica of the Rose Garden and Basilica of the Immaculate Conception, or Upper Basilica
Inaugaurated in 1889, the Neo-Byzantine
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Sainte-Bernadette Hospice
Sainte-Bernadette Hospice
Bernadette was taught by nuns in this
Lourdes Lake
Lourdes Lake
This small lake (421m above sea-level
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