Lourdes (420m above sea level):
As everyone known, the Marian citadel is a major centre for pilgrims. The town is also proud of its heritage:
* The Château Fort and its Museum of Pyrenean Arts and Traditions
* The Museum of the Nativity
* The “Musée Grévin” (wax museum)
* “Petit Lourdes”
* The Pic du Ger funicular railway
and the Lac de Lourdes, the Golf Club and the Green Lane for a walk into the Vallée des Gaves.
Explore prestigious sites such as Gavarnie and its cirque, the Pont d'Espagne in Cauterets and the Col du Tourmalet for a cable car ride up to the Pic du Midi... the Col d'Aubisque via the Val d'Azun and its villages and churches... and Tarbes with its stud farm... Bétharram and its caves ...
Feeling energetic ?
There are so many sporting activities that you may have to choose between walking in the unspoilt countryside of the National Park and Néouvielle Reserve, fishing in mountain streams and lakes, paragliding, white-water rafting and canyoning, cycling, horse-riding, etc.