Pic du Jer, Lourdes

4.5
Reach the summit of Pic du Jer via funicular railway for a fun and picturesque journey. The 80-passenger train climbs century-old tracks to the 1,000-m (3,280-ft) summit, linking the mountain to the pilgrimage town of Lourdes. From the train car, view the entire town with its red-roofed buildings, the surrounding countryside, and a 360-degree panorama of the adjacent valleys. The maximum steepness, or grade, is 56 percent, with a length of 1,100 m (3,610 ft) that cannot be accessed except by riding the train. By using our Lourdes travel itinerary planner, you can arrange your visit to Pic du Jer and other attractions in Lourdes.
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  • I caught the number s4 bus that's right outside the grotto. Cost €1.20 for adults and €.50 for children up to 17 yrs. It only took about 16 min to get there so not long. Once there you can get your...  more »
  • Great way to spend a day, but not to "spend a penny". Took the mini train from Lourdes to Pic du Jer, and waited for the funicular. The toilets were not great - and no handwashing facilities in the...  more »
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  • Extraordinary views. Amazing ride. Cafe on top. To get to the top you need to walk a bit in maze of trails. It is worth it. Would go there again.
  • Beautiful location. Clean with great guides.
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