Lourdes Travel Guide

Introduction

Lourdes is a large town in the French Pyrenees. It is a global centre of Marian pilgrimage, receiving hundreds of thousands of visitors each year. Catholics believe that the Virgin Mary, the Mother of God, appeared 18 times at the Grotto to a young girl, St Bernadette Soubirous.

Originally a sleepy market town on the road to the spas of the Pyrenees, Lourdes has grown into the largest Marian pilgrimage centre in the world. The town has two sections: the international portion by the river, consisting of the spiritual area containing the Grotto and churches (known as the Domaine or the Sanctuaries), and the "French" portion, centered around the Marketplace & Hotel de Ville.


source: Wikivoyage

Things To Do in Lourdes See All Things To Do in Lourdes

  • Basilica Of St. Pius X

    The Basilica of St. Pius X, known as the Underground Basilica, is a large Roman Catholic church and ...

    Attractions,Arts and Culture
  • Pic Du Jer

    Pic Du Jer

    59, Avenue Francis Lagardere

    Attractions,Landmarks and Points Of Interest
  • Musee Du Gemmail

    Musee Du Gemmail

    72 Rue de la Grotte

    Attractions,Arts and Culture
  • Chateau Fort
    Attractions,Historical Sites

Hotels in Lourdes (85 Hotels) See All Lourdes Hotels

  • Grand Hotel Moderne

    Seen in Lourdes, Grand Hotel Moderne is a finest hotel opportunely located nearby Musee de Cire de Lourdes, Sanctuary of Our Lady of Lourdes and Musee du Gemmail. Some ot...

  • Hôtel de la Vallée

    Including Musee du Gemmail, Musee de Cire de Lourdes and Musee de la Medaille Miraculeuse conveniently found nearby the three star hotel, Hôtel de la Vallée; this hotel i...

  • Hotel Panorama

    Hotel Panorama is among the best, premium places to stay in Lourdes. Perfectly situated near Sanctuary of Our Lady of Lourdes, Musee de Cire de Lourdes and Musee du Gemma...

  • Hotel Padoue

    Hotel Padoue is one of the ideal, finest places to lodge in Lourdes. Nicely situated near Sanctuary of Our Lady of Lourdes, Musee de Cire de Lourdes and Musee du Gemmail,...

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