Lourdes is a small town situated in the foothills of the French Pyrenees. It is a Catholic pilgrimage destination which hundreds of thousands of believers visit every year. They can choose from more than 150 hotels, from cheap hotels where you can share rooms to the more luxurious four star hotels. There also is a special youth village offering accommodation and facilities to young people.
A few hotels in Lourdes are: Hôtel Panorama four tsars, Résidence La Closeraie three stars, Best Western Beausejour three stars, Zénitude Hotel & Résidence l'Acacia Lourdes three stars, Résidence St Jean two stars and Résidence Bellevue Sanctuaire Must Appart.
Lourdes is famous because Mary the mother of God appeared to (Saint) Bernadette Soubirous, a young girl in 1858, and because of its sanctuaries.
The naturally beautiful countryside surrounding Lourdes is the perfect place for fresh air and outdoor activities, such as: nature, cave & bird watching, golf, hiking, climbing, mountainbiking, fishing and water sports on the beautiful Lac (lake) de Lourdes.
Must sees in Lourdes: the House of Sainte Bernadette, Notre Dame de Lourdes Sanctuary, the Basilica of the Immaculate Conception, the Rosary Basilica, the Grotto of Massabielle and the Wax Museum.
Golf courses in and around Lourdes: Lourdes Golf, Laloubère Golf, Tumulus Golf and Bigorre Golf.