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Lourdes

A unique experience

Visit Lourdes and discover the sanctuary with a local guide who will tell you everything about the amazing story that took place here in 1858.

The must to see :

  •  3 basilicas, with the underground basilica, one of the biggest in the world
  • experience the Grotto
  • take water from the spring
  • Go to the baths to do the water gesture

Visit Lourdes : the historical city center

The 1000 years old castle offers you a time travel ! Visiting the castle will bring you back to knights and kings' time. In 1922, a museum was open inside, where you can see how people lived in the Pyrenees.

You dont want to miss how french people live today ! A tour in the historical city center is a discovery of our way of living. Your guide will take you to the covered market, where sheperds sell their homemade cheese.

Following Bernadette Soubirous footsteps (the 14 years old girl who went to the Grotto in 1858), you will see how Lourdes was back then. We will visit the amazing water mill, her birthplace.

château Lourdes

Who is your guide ?

My name is Sophie. I was born and raised near Lourdes, so I am a local product!

I am a graduated guide, passionate about history and the Pyrenees where I live.

As a story teller, I like, during my tour, telling you how people lived before, telling their lives. I know the places where locals like to go and meet, so I can offer you a real experience of the french way of living.

I will do my best to offer you an unforgetable time in the Pyrenees !

Sophie Barrère conteuse
Book now !

CREATE YOUR PYRENEAN STORY

Take a breath, nature is calling !

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