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Sanctuaires Notre-Dame de Lourdes

1 Avenue Mgr Théas, 65108 Lourdes, France

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About Sanctuaires Notre-Dame de Lourdes

The sanctuary of Lourdes has been the largest French Catholic pilgrimage center since Bernadette Soubirous , saw a Lady declaring to be the Immaculate Conception , four years after the proclamation of the dogma of the Immaculate Conception by Pope Pius IX , it was acts of Our Lady of Lourdes.



Attractions near Sanctuaires Notre-Dame de Lourdes

Col du Soulor22.44km from Sanctuaires Notre-Dame de Lourdes

Col du Soulor is a high mountain pass at an elevation of 1.474m (4,835ft) above the sea level, located in the Pyrenees, a range of mountains in southwest Europe that forms a natural border between France and Spain. It was one of the beautiful locations in this area which is flourished with natural beauty. The road over the col is regularly used in the Tour de France cycling race, normally in conjunction with the Col d'Aubisque.

Pic du Midi de Bigorre24.11km from Sanctuaires Notre-Dame de Lourdes

A majestic mountain which was located in the  French Pyrenees. It also has an observatory on this mountain. The Pic du Midi invites you to a night overflowing with the emotion of discovery. Sunset and sunrise.  To get to the summit, you can either take the cable car leaving from La Mongie or walk up a footpath. As well as the superb 360° view, there's a museum dedicated to astronomy and the history of the Pic du Midi.

Pyrénées National Park25.13km from Sanctuaires Notre-Dame de Lourdes

The Pyrenees National Park stretches for 100 km from east to west, from the Aure Valley to the Aspe Valley. With peaks rising to over 3,000 meters, an abundance of waterfalls and mountain torrents, 230 high-altitude lakes, and vast areas of forest.  It is home to some 6,000 izards masses of marmots and a host of birds of prey such as the bearded vulture, the golden eagle, and the peregrine falcon and so more.

Col d'Aubisque26.52km from Sanctuaires Notre-Dame de Lourdes

Col d'Aubisque is a beautiful mountain pass which was located in the south of Tarbes and Pau in the department of the Pyrénées-Atlantiques.  It is a center for winter sports and is regularly part of the Tour de France, generally rated an hors catégorie climb. It is almost the perfect climb for cyclists and also this picturesque location offers a panoramic view of nature.

Pont d'Espagne28.08km from Sanctuaires Notre-Dame de Lourdes

Pont d'Espagne is a stone-built bridge that spans the Gave de Marcadau at the point where it meets the Gave de Gaube. It is a natural tourist site in the Pyrenees at an altitude of around 1,500  m in the town of Cauterets in the Hautes-Pyrénées department.  It is a protected area of ​​the Pyrenees forming part of the Pyrenees National Park. There is also a cross-country ski area that is part of the Cauterets winter sports resort.

Col du Tourmalet28.41km from Sanctuaires Notre-Dame de Lourdes

Col du Tourmalet is one of the highest paved mountain passes in the French Pyrenees, in the department of Hautes-Pyrénées. Sainte-Marie-de-Campan is at the foot on the eastern side and the ski station La Mongie two-thirds of the way up. The village of Barèges lies on the western side, above the town of Luz-Saint-Sauveur.

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Occitanie is one of the biggest French regions. The Occitanie region is famous for its colorful food, wines, medieval castles, culture, history. It also offers plenty of sporting fun with ski, sea, cycling,etc.