Lourdes Things to Do

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  • 1. The Grotto

    Expect masses of people there. I was overwhelmed, but the others in our group who had been in Lourdes very often told me it was actually a small crowd. Get in line to go to the grotto and - I don't...

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  • 2. The Rosary Basilica

    It is built on a rock known as Massabielle. The basilica is surrounded on the north and south by two ramps of 130m in length, perharps acting as two open arms to welcome the pilgrims. On the west is...

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  • 3. Maison Paternelle de St. Bernadette

    Tour the home in which St. Bernadette and her family once lived. The house includes a mill, kitchen, Bernadette’s bedroom, various objects, photographs etc. Open: Apr-Oct: daily 9am-12:15pm and...

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  • 4. Cross

    After being betrayed by Judas Iscariot, Christ was taken to the Sanhedrin leadership. He was mocked and beaten, still he refused to deny that he was the Son of God. The jewish leaders hand Christ over...

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  • 5. Miraculous Spring - La Source

    On February 25, 1858 Bernadette Massabielle has one of the many apparitions attributed to her. Our Lady of Lourdes instructed her to go to the spring and drink from it and wash in it. Some have...

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  • 6. Le Cachot

    Almost everywhere you go in Lourdes there are places associated with Bernadette and her family. The Cachot was were they lived in 1858, at the time of the apparitions. It was a disused prision, and...

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  • 7. Light a Candle

    Many believe that if you light a candle in conjunction with a prayer, then the prayer will continue to be prayed as long as the candle burns. In the grotto at...

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  • 8. Parish Church of Lourdes- Sacre Couer

    This is a modern church begun after the first apparitions took place. It was not consecrated until 1903. This church was built over the old Church of St Pierre...

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  • 9. The Old Presbytery

    This where St Bernadette came to the priest of Lourdes to tell him what she had experienced and what the Virgin had said.Part of the old wall still exists as...

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  • 10. The Holy Stairs

    On the Way of the Cross you will see a set of stairs that pilgrims will go up on their knees. It is a copy of the holy stairs that led up to the praetorium of...

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  • 11. Chateau-fort of Lourdes

    They like to point to the fact that the Chateau of Lourdes has never been successfully conquered.There is documentation that the castle was attacked by...

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  • 12. Making it comfortable for limited mobilities visit

    14 May 2012Hello there,My husband and I come to Lourdes as often as our time permits. I have done volunteer work for the hospital right at the Santuary. What we...

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  • 13. BITS&PCS. OF ADVISE&SUGGESTIONS 4 ur LOURDES TRIP

    Today is the 11 November 2011, we just arrived from Lourdes and both my wife and I have that special happy, peaceful mind feeling just being and feeling closer...

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  • 14. The Baths, The Cemetry , The Poor Claires Church

    I have been very lucky to be going to Lourdes this year 1st July 2011 as it is my 8th year continous. I have known many miracles which have happened in those...

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  • 15. Lourdes water tap wall

    Next to the basicica is the water wall. The water in Lourdes is said to have healing properties and people come to this place to take the water in hope of...

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  • 16. TOUR DU FRANCE

    IF YOU ARE IN FRANCE AND JUST HAPPEN TO COME UPON ONE OF THE MOST PRESTIGIOUS BICYCLE RACE IN THE WORLD, BY ALL MEANS STOP AND SMELL THE ROSES. I STARTED IN THE...

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  • 17. Visit the cathedral

    The Cathedral of Our Lady of Lourdes. A visit to this immense cathedral is essential viewing.It is the largest Catholic pilgrimage destination in France and one...

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  • 18. Become a Volunteer

    To get the best experience of Lourdes I would highly recommend becoming a volunteer helper (either with a Pilgrimage or the Hospitalite Notre Dame de Lourdes)....

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  • 19. The Pic du Jer

    The Pic du Jer sits atop the Pyrenees overlooking Lourdes, Tarbes and Pau. Obviously the views of all these places are spectacular. to get there you can choose...

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  • 20. The Candle Light Procession

    No one should visit Lourdes without taking part in the Candle Light Procession. This spectacle, seen every night from March to November, will soften the hardest...

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  • 21. See Lourdes from Above!

    Take a railway car to the summit of the Pic du Jer to see Lourdes from 1000 meters above. See some beautiful views and take some great photos there! The railway...

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  • 22. Château-Fort de LOURDES

    Lourdes' only secular attraction is its castle, poised on a rocky bluff guarding the approaches to the valleys and passes of the central Pyrenees. I didn't have...

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  • 23. visit the sanctuaries

    visiting the site of the apparition is the main purpose of most travelers who come to Lourdes. each has its own prayer that needs to be answered or illness that...

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  • 24. 1700 hour ROSARY

    what a beautiful and touchy scene. Every night at 9pm people say and pray the rosary and with a procession and lovely singing the Ave Maria...The lighting would...

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  • 25. Musée St-Bernadette

    contains scenes from the life of the saint. Its a wonderful place to visit should you want to know the background and the history of the life of saint...

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