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Interactive maps of hiking and biking routes around Lourdes

1. You can zoom in/out using your mouse wheel, as well as move the map of Lourdes with your mouse.
2. This interactive map presents two modes: 'Biking Routes' and 'Hiking Routes'. Use the '+' button on the map to switch between them.

Railway and landscape maps of Lourdes area

This Lourdes map has two modes: 'Railway Network' and 'Landscape & Rural Map'. Use the '+' button on the map to navigate.
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City tours, excursions and tickets in Lourdes and surroundings

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The second most important airport in France is the airport called Orly. It is also located in Paris, about 14 kilometers to the south. It is worth noting that the local authorities have organized a bus service from the airport to northern Charles de Gaulle. There are several terminals on the territory of this airport that are fully operational. A comfortable relaxation area and a place where you can enjoy snacks are also available. Another pleasant airport which is ranked third in France in terms of passenger traffic is Nice Cote d’Azur. So far, it only has two terminals. The next important airport in France is Marseille Provence, which is located 30 kilometers from the city of Marseille. … Open

Overview of festivals and celebrations in France

Also great celebrations take place on Easter; this holiday is one of the most important Christian holidays in the country. The main service takes place in the most famous French church - the Notre Dame Cathedral. On May 8, the French celebrate the day of liberation from fascism; the feast was established on the day of the complete surrender of fascist Germany. France took an active part in the battles. For a long time, it was in occupation, and therefore for locals is a special holiday and a day of remembrance of the victims of the war. On November 11 at 11 o'clock in the country a minute of silence begins in memory of the victims of the First World War. On this day they remember those who died on the battlefields. On May 30 is celebrated the Day of Saint Joan of Arc, which became a symbol of the resistance and independence of France. … Open

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Our guide to Lourdes

Lourdes for children - what to visit

You can take the whole family on a picnic near Lac de Lourdes. You will have the opportunity to just walk with your child, admiring the beautiful views, sail on a catamaran, and give the opportunity to the child a try snowboarding or rowing here. If your child likes beautiful views and he is ready for long walks, then you can go to the territory of the Pyrenees National Park. There are a variety of routes here. … Open

Shopping, streets and outlets

If you have money, you should pay attention to the works of local jewelers. The French love everything perfect and beautiful. So there is no unsightly jewelry in Lourdes. You can also buy beautiful paintings on unreligious themes, and all sorts of interior decorations like elegant chandeliers or salad bowls in the town. Candied violets or a set of fragrant herbs will be an interesting gift. You can also bring … Open

Travel guide to Lourdes

Lourdes is particularly full of travelers and pilgrims in the period from April until October. If you plan to visit the resort during these months, it is better to book a hotel in advance. It is also important to mention that prices are quite affordable in local hotels and restaurants despite hundreds of thousands of tourists who visit this resort every year. It is not hard to book a room for 100 dollars a night … Open

Traditions and mentality of Lourdes

Lourdes is the second major center for pilgrims after Rome. This has had an impact on the mentality of local residents. Most of the townspeople are sincerely religious people. They regularly attend church and celebrate all Christian holidays with their families. The largest celebrations are associated with the dates of the appearance of Mother of God to local resident Bernadette Soubirous. February 11, August 15, … Open

Cuisine and top restaurants

You should definitely taste the local creme brulee. It is made great in Lourdes. You should also taste profiteroles, eclairs, and meringues. Petit fours and macaron are well suited as a souvenir. Small pancakes called "crepes" also deserve attention. They can be either stuffed or not. The choice of desserts is huge here. You can find blancmange, mousse, grillage, canelé, clafoutis, madeleine, parfait, and soufflé … Open

Attractions and active leisure

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 … Open - 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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