Around us

Lourdes and the sanctuaries

World center of pilgrimage, the grotto of massabielle is less than 5 kms away.

It’s a place of meditation and prayer, open all the year round.

In Lourdes, you can also visit museums, the fortified castle, the lake and the “Pic du Jer”.

The pyrenees

  • The Gavarnie circus
  • Cauterets and the “Pont d’Espagne”
  • The col du Tourmalet
  • The “ Pic du Midi”
  • The little « Artouste » train

The activities

  • Hicking on marked trails
  • Cycling tourism, mountain biking, golf
  • Trout fishing on the river of Pau
  • White water activities : rafting, kayaking,hydrospeed

The caves

  • Grottes de Bétharram,
  • Grottes de Médous,
  • Le gouffre d’Esparros


  • Church classified as a historical monument
  • 10 departures for hiking trails
  • Convenience stores


  • Lourdes on Thursdays and Saturdays
  • Saint Pé de Bigorre on Wednesdays
  • Argelès Gazost and Nay on Tuesdays


  • The animal park in Argelès Gazost
  • The zoo of asson
  • A petting farm “la ferme du bon air”
  • The show eagles’keep «  le donjon des aigles »
  • Tarbes with the national stud farms and the Massey garden
  • Sanctuaries of Betharram
  • Pau with the castle of Henri IV


  • The Lourdes swimming pool
  • The Baudreix lake
  • There are 3 thermal spas :  in Bagnères « Acquensis », in Argelès Gazost “ le Jardin des bains”, in Cauterets “ les bains du rocher”