"LOURDES-Midi Pyrennes" Lourdes by Hosell

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A Catholic Sanctuary.

Lourdes is a little town of 15,300 inhabitants situated at the foot of the Pyrenees, and dominated by its castle,really is a nice place to spend a few relaxed days in the nature,but Lourdes is known also to be one of most important places to visit in Catholic World-.
However today Lourdes is a place that sees 5 million visitors from 150 countries pass through its streets every year.

Lourdes is 2nd most important city in France in the hotel trade,and it has lots of hotels and campings around..

Lourdes World Pilgrimage Centre.

A Million pilgrims come with diocesan or national pilgrimages and stay for a few days. Usually these are the local Christian communities that come with their bishop and priests : People from all walks of life and strata of society, the young and the sick .All of them are always waiting for a miracle of the Virgin and all of them have got lots of "Faith".
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Nature at Midi Pyrennes area.

This nice village it is located at Midi Pyrenees,in the border with Spain.Close to the city you can find beautiful mountains landscapes and also some National and Natural Parks of both countries France and Spain.

  • Last visit to Lourdes: Jul 1994
  • Intro Updated Aug 30, 2005
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  • easterntrekker's Profile Photo
    Sep 6, 2008 at 6:10 PM

    Nice tips. We visited there a few years ago . It has an incedible story!!

  • Jim_Eliason's Profile Photo
    Jul 16, 2007 at 6:42 AM

    great tips!

  • moiraistyx's Profile Photo
    May 24, 2006 at 6:18 AM

    Great tips and beautiful photos. The story of Bernadette is one of my favorites of the Catholic Saints.

  • FruitLover's Profile Photo
    May 11, 2006 at 11:59 AM

    Espot-Gavarnie-Lourdes-Foix. Perfecto!!

  • ncfg's Profile Photo
    Sep 24, 2005 at 9:06 AM

    Very nice page! I will visit Lourdes soon, thanks for the tips. Nat

  • Sep 1, 2005 at 1:33 AM

    the area looks lovely to visit, and of course, lourdes itself is special for all catholics. i would love to come here one day, and see this special area. your page is great, good stuff!

  • belgianchocolate's Profile Photo
    Mar 13, 2005 at 11:20 AM

    The procession of sick an handicapped would scare me off...But I couldn't imagine that it is a nice city as well. Impressive landscape pictures. frank.

  • deecat's Profile Photo
    Mar 13, 2005 at 10:36 AM

    Manuel, how did I ever miss this beautiful page before? It's glorious. The landscape in this area is just magnificent. Good job.

  • Arenas's Profile Photo
    Feb 3, 2005 at 5:45 AM

    tus paginas son muy interesantes!!

  • globetrott's Profile Photo
    Nov 8, 2004 at 3:46 PM

    an interesting page. One day I hope to go there as well !

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