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Chateau Fort of Lourdes, Lourdes

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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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  • Great walk through old town up to Chateau Fort but watch the ticket times 10-12 and 2-4. Museum was well laid out with great explanations 
    Great walk through old town up to Chateau Fort but watch the ticket times 10-12 and 2-4. Museum was well laid out with great explanations  more »
  • 1000-year-old fortress which has never been conquered and is home to the Musee Pyrneneen. The exhibits are interesting, but what really impressed me were the views from the fort -- you especially get....  more
    1000-year-old fortress which has never been conquered and is home to the Musee Pyrneneen. The exhibits are interesting, but what really impressed me were the views from the fort -- you especially get....  more »

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