Chateau Fort of Lourdes, Lourdes

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. You can plan Lourdes trip in no time by asking Inspirock to help create your itinerary.
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  • In addition to the historical side of the Castle, which alone is worth a visit, the place has a wonderful view of the city and the surroundings. The Museum is also interesting with a lot of tools used in the past by the montagnards.
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  • Very interesting natural history Museum of the Castle, with figures by ordering bias of having participants view, located on the Peak Field of view very well. I spent 2 hour, tower floor Prison no longer figures 顯 shown but can also participate in view of the tower.
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  • It is very steep from the moment you walk in the gates so no good if you have problems, also the day we visited it was a bit drizzly so had to be careful as some places were slippery due to the stone ...  more »

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