Chateau Fort of Lourdes, Lourdes

4.3
Strategically placed at the entrance to the seven valleys of the Lavedan, Chateau Fort of Lourdes is an ancient fortress with origins dating back to Roman times. At the foot of the 14th-century keep lies the botanical garden with its unique miniatures. Look for the altar from Saint-Pierre de Lourdes, which has been relocated to the chapel. Discover the history of the Pyrénées through the large collection at the on-site museum. On display are locally made furniture and ceramics from the 18th century, traditional costumes and tools, and a shepherd’s hut. To find out how to plan a trip to Lourdes, use our trip itinerary maker.
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  • The view across Lourdes was beautiful and the information throughout the museum was interesting and, helpfully, written in English and French.  more »
  • Lourdes is in my top most beautiful towns in the world. The mountains surrounding the town combined with gorgeous cliffs a gorgeous crystal green river running through it and the phenomenal...  more »

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