Sanctuary of Our Lady of Lourdes Guided Tour

Cultural & Theme Tours in France

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Visit the Sanctuaries of Our Lady of Lourdes with a professional and friendly guide. Get ready to visit a wonderful site which attracts 6 million visitors per year. Learn more about the history of the famous site and journey to the place that 350,000 pilgrims visit each year. Enjoy a tour around the most important spots such as the Grotto, the Fountains and the Baths, on this 2-hour guided tour. Small group sizes are kept at 2 to 15 guests maximum. Hotel pickup and drop-off is not included: you will meet at a central location.
In the morning, you will be greeted by a professional guide and begin an unforgettable journey around the sanctuaries. Discover the wonders of the site and have a spiritual experience.Explore famous spots such as the Grotto, where Marie Bernarde, known as Bernadette, had experienced 18 apparitions. Your guide will also take you to the Fountains and the Baths, which welcome about 350,000 pilgrims each year.You will then discover facts about the religious history of the site through basilicas such as the Basilica of Saint Pius, the most recent Basilica of the Domain. The Basilica of St. Pius X was Consecrated on 25 March 1958. The Sanctuary of Our Lady of Lourdes is open all year. It was inaugurated in 1871, the Basilica of the Immaculate Conception was built above the crypt. It was the first chapel built after the apparitions in 1866.

What’s included

  • Professional guide
  • All taxes, fees, and handling charges

What’s not included

  • Food and drinks
  • Gratuities
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off

Highlights

  • Small group ensures personal service
  • Led by a local guide
  • Instant Confirmation
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