Tourism Lourdes

Since 1858, the city of Lourdes represents a center of the catholic pilgrimage. Each year, millions of persons come from around the world, including almost 60.000 ill or disabled persons. The city has been recently promoted as the second hotelkeeper place, just behind Paris.

What to do in Lourdes ?

Lourdes has many inevitable places, like for example the "Médiathèque 61" which takes place in a building that has an metallic architecture and windows from the 19th century.
Lourdes contains a lot of museums, and most of them take part of the religious theme. Numerous monuments are important to visit in the high city like the Lourde's stronghold, the "old Lourdes" almost completely restaured, or even fortified vestiges. In the low city are erected some basilicas. Lourdes owns also an important natural heritage with the Sarrazins and the Wolf cave which are fitted out places.

Gastronomy in Lourdes

Culinary specialties in Lourdes are numerous. Toursits can taste the "tarbais" bean, the Trebons's oignon, the Pyrenees trout or even the Pyrenees sweet chestnut. Other culinary speciality of the region :  the duck confit. On culinary side, the Madiran and the Jurançon can be eaten in a tasty meal. At the end of the diner, the Barousse is an excellent regional cheese.

Accomodation in Lourdes.

Each year, Lourdes hosts a lot of tourists. Hosting rooms, hostels, camping sites... It is not very difficult to book a room in Lourdes. To help you having the best journey as possible, we suggest you our quality accomodation list.


Tour to discover Hautes-Pyrénées

  • Thème : Sites and museums
  • Départ : Garderes
  • Durée : 6 jours

Discover the beauty of the Hérault following our tour you will discover all facets of the department. For 6 days, you will visit the caves, you will go to Lourdes or you'll find in museums.

Day 1 : Hautes-Pyrénées Day 2 : Tarbes Day 3 : Payolle a-day-at-bagneres-de-bigorre

Welcome to Lourdes

  • Thème : Sciences and discovery
  • Départ : Lourdes
  • Durée : 10 jours

Lourdes is a French town approximately 16.000 inhabitants located in the department of the Hautes-Pyrénées in the Midi-Pyrenees area. Center of the catholic pilgrimage since 1858, it welcomes 6 millions visitor or pilgrim come from the whole world according to the general secretary of the ...

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Visit Lourdes

  • Thème : Sciences and discovery
  • Départ : Lourdes
  • Durée : 1 jour

The day time, come and visit the town of Lourdes.



  • Thème : Sciences and discovery
  • Départ : Saint-pe-de-bigorre
  • Durée : 6 jours

Commune located in the Hautes-Pyrénées at the junction of the gave of Pau, Batmale and the Genius long, on the trunk road 637 between Lourdes and Pau.

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