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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. Use our Lourdes itinerary maker to arrange your visit to Chateau Fort of Lourdes and other attractions in Lourdes.
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  • The Castle seemed a little destoado because it has 15th-century arrangements, but has modern stuff too. Some areas were closed. The collection of objects of the past centuries is very good.
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  • Easily accessible being in the center of town. The views from the top are nothing short of spectacular and make the visit worthwhile on their own. The guide that you are given is quite basic but adequ...  more »
  • Well Yes, Lourdes, this isn't the shrines, it's also a city with a fascinating history... The Castle overlooks the city and invites to visit. The trip in rooms and the garden is a moment of peace and relaxation away from the bustle of the city... Now unfortunately ruined by stuck-up motivates visitors to out starting at 16:30 while closing is scheduled for 5 p.m. and which loop in a hurry the doors to key... You couldn't wait to go home on that rainy day in late October? In any case, the Group of a dozen people present that day had the same impression bother you! Thank you!
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