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Lourdes, Marian city

Lourdes an important site of pilgrimage that attracts thousands of pilgrims of all nationalities each year, while visitors in poor health usually travel in organised groups, or individually.

When you stay in a guesthouse, you are sure to enjoy a quality welcome and service making your trip an ideal opportunity to meet people and share experiences. The fortified castle of Lourdes is open to visitors so you can learn about the history of the Hautes Pyrenees with its Museum of Art and Traditions.

Access to the sanctuaries is reached by foot from the house, or you can choose the easier option using the tourist train which also includes a tour of the city.

Don't miss:
  • Bernadette’s House
  • Museum of Lourdes
  • Nativity Museum
  • Wax Museum
  • Petit Lourdes
  • Pic du Jer cable-car, panoramic view over the valleys and summits of the Pyrenees Mountains
  • Outside the city, Lourdes Lake and the golf course are just a few minutes away.

Nearby and further afield

Why not take the opportunity of your visit to discover nearby prestigious sites such as the Cirque de Gavarnie a classified UNESCO World Heritage Site, the Pont d'Espagne bridge and Gaube Lake at Cauterets, the Tourmalet Pass and the Pic du Midi, all categorised as Lourdes ‘Grands Sites’.

Tarbes and its stud farm, Massey Garden, the Grottes de Beharram, Luz Saint Sauveur with the Napoleon’s Bridge reputed for its bungee jumping, the Chapel des Templiers and its walled enclosure, Cauterets and its famous berlingot sweets and the cascades of Raillère, the park and Casino at Argeles-Gazost as well as the Parc Animalier des Pyrénées, Pau and its famous Henri IV château.

Discoveries all year long

As soon as spring arrives, couples and families can vary their activities between pilgrimages and the many sporting activities on offer. Hiking trails on foot or on horseback, paragliding or white-water sports, cycling up the mountain passes could all be part of your holiday activities.

In the winter, staying in Lourdes allows you to ski in the resorts of Cauterets, Hautacam, Luz Ardiden, Gavarnie, Tourmalet or Val d'Azun and enjoy cross-country and downhill skiing or snowshoeing.

In the spring, when the trout-fishing season begins and before lake fishing commences, the most enthusiastic among you can try their hand at the mountain streams and torrents in the vicinity of Lourdes, right up until the month of September.

In the autumn, mushrooms and the squall of the deer in the nearby valleys are sure to delight you!

Chambres et tables d'hôtes AU PIED DU CHATEAU- 49, rue du bourg – 65100 LOURDES -Tel : +33 (0)5 62 51 14 23 | 06 37 16 68 75 - aupiedduchateau.lourdes@gmail.com
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