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City break in Lourdes. Active leisure ideas for Lourdes - attractions, recreation and nightlife

Lourdes is not only Holy places, architectural sights, and museums. There are also many opportunities for active recreation here. If you want, you can just get out to the Lac de Lourdes Lake for half a day. This is a beautiful place. You can just take a walk, admire nature, have a snack in the restaurant, and read a book under the shade of willows here. You will also have the opportunity to sunbathe and even swim on summer days here. The idea of a joint walk on the water surface on a catamaran may appeal to romantic natures. The absence of waves leads to training in kayaking and sup-boarding. Standing on an inflatable board with a paddle seems tedious at first glance. However, you can easily get carried away in the process of learning.
Lourdes offers a huge selection of hotels, some of which are housed in beautiful historic buildings, while the others are trying to attract guests with their exclusive services. The most … Open
You should definitely visit the Parc Animalier De Pyrenees. There are almost no cages in this unique zoo. You can pet or even feed many animals here. Special food is sold for this purpose in the park. Of course, dangerous animals like bears or wolves are fenced off from visitors. However, you can easily get into the cage of gophers or flamingos, for example. There are many animals here. You can see beavers and deer that are familiar to the middle lane, as well as exotic ones like the red panda. There are also many birds, both predatory and not, of all sizes and colors here. Parrots, by the way, are happy to sit on the hands of visitors, if there is at least a little food is in these hands.
Do you want a measured vacation? Then welcome to the Lourdes Pyrenees Golf Club. It is located near the lake. Experienced instructors will help beginners learn the basic techniques of blows. Professionals will be able to improve their skills. Copyright
About 5 million people visit Lourdes every year. Such a large flow of tourists inevitably contributes to the emergence of numerous souvenir shops. However, you should keep in mind that a … Open
Lourdes is surrounded by forests, fields, rivers, and lakes. They are part of the Pyrenees National Park. Everyone who is at least a little interested in trekking or just loves beautiful views should go to the reserve. There are several dozen routes of various categories in the National Park. Some of them are designed for a leisurely walk for a couple of hours. Other routes are suitable for experienced tourists who are ready for a drop in altitude. There are also routes that cannot be overcome without special equipment here. If you decide to go on a trip on your own without a guide, it is better to study the route you like in advance in order to avoid unpleasant surprises. Remember also that fording rivers in the spring will require much more skill than in a hot dry summer. If you want, you can rent a tent, sleeping bag, and everything you need for a picnic. So you can go on a trip around the park for a few days.
If you want to bring a little extreme to your life, you can go canyoning, for example. You can go down to the beautiful grottoes behind the waterfalls with the help of equipment and wander along the riverbeds. This type of recreation has no requirements for physical fitness. Even tourists without physical training can put on a wetsuit and go to conquer nature. There are also no special age restrictions. So you have the opportunity to climb the waterfalls with whole a family. You should definitely bring your camera in a waterproof case.
Lourdes is one of the most important pilgrimage centers of Western Europe accommodating many iconic religious sites. Lourdes lies in the foothills of the Pyrenees, surrounded by idyllic … Open
The real Parc Chloro'fil rope park is located in the Pyrenees National Park near Lourdes. There are many routes here. They have different levels of complexity, from "children's" to those designed for professional tourists. If you are tired to climb on the ropes you can go on rafting trips. Local rivers are not too rough. You will get a lot of fun from the alloy. The idea of going to Vertical'o may interest experienced climbers. There are steep cliffs, waterfalls, stormy mountain rivers, and beautiful views here. You will find everything you need for an intense extreme vacation here.
Lourdes will also appeal to cycling enthusiasts. You can rent a mountain bike and go for a ride on the surrounding highways and dirt roads without elevation changes, as well as on complex, winding mountain paths. You can rent a bike, coordinate a route, find a group of like-minded people, and just exchange impressions in Bike & Py.
The most important sights of Lourdes are connected with Christianity. However, the town will also appeal to curious and active children, regardless of their interest in religion. For … Open
If you like a more relaxing holiday, then a tour of the Lourdes area on a Segway can be an alternative to cycling. You can rent a convenient vehicle at G2d Tours. Anyone can handle the Segway after the briefing. You will be able to ride it even if you have no experience riding on roller skates, bicycle or self-balancing scooter. You can go to the ski slopes in winter. The bus runs twice a day from the town there.
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Map of all parks
National and city parks around Lourdes
♥   World Heritage Site 'Pyrénées - Mont Perdu' , 47.3 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Nacional Park 'Ordesa y Monte Perdido' , 50.4 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Natural Park 'Valles Occidentales' , 62.1 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Natural Park 'Posets-Maladeta' , 67.3 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Natural Park 'Sierra y los Cañones de Guara' , 90.9 km from the center. On the map   Photo
Map of all pret-parks
Amusement parks near Lourdes
♥   Amusement park 'Walibi Aquitaine' Rocquefort, 131.2 km from the center. On the map   Photo
Map of all Michelin restaurants
Michelin-starred restaurants in Lourdes
♥   Restaurant 'Auberge Le Cabaliros' Arcizans-Avant. Type - Traditional cuisine. 13 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'Le Viscos' St-Savin. Type - Modern cuisine. 13.4 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'Le Jardin des Brouches' Bagnères-de-Bigorre. Type - Modern cuisine. 16.1 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'L’Empreinte' Tarbes. Type - Modern cuisine. 17.8 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'L’Agora' Tarbes. Type - Classic cuisine. 17.9 km from the center. On the map   Photo
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Guide to your best city break in Lourdes - popular places for recreation and leisure. Things to do during the day in Lourdes - attractions, parks, beaches, aquaparks, racing tracks, biking trails or waterski. Recommendations (with addresses, phone numbers and links) where to spend your time in the evening (bars, discos, clubs, etc.). We share some good ideas and the question 'What to do in Lourdes?' disappears immediately. - online travel reservation expert providing reliable car rental and hotel booking services. We feature more than 25.000 destinations with 12.000 rental offices and 200.000 hotels worldwide.
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