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Chateau Fort of Lourdes

Lourdes, France
+33 5 62 42 37 37
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It offered spectacular views of the city and insight to life in times past. They had an easy to... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Alexandria, Louisiana
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So worth a visit

The castle fort dominates the town below. It is an extremely interesting place with views of the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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Lourdes, France
+33 5 62 42 37 37
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It offered spectacular views of the city and insight to life in times past. They had an easy to follow guide to tour the chateau. It was worth the trip to see. Amazing how it was built and has survived. Insightful into the history of...More

Thank Doghirch
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The castle fort dominates the town below. It is an extremely interesting place with views of the town, history of the chateau, mock up of old rooms and much more. It is not a large place but it has been packed full of information and...More

Thank FrancesM642
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

this place is a good visit in the rainy season as well. it is not too high up and is perfect for the faint hearted.you can see the entire city of lourdes from here without going too high up.

Thank Esmee90
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Chateau is located atop a huge hill in the centre of what is now Lourdes. Thankfully at some point recently lift access was added as it would otherwise be a steep climb. Once at the top, like most castles you are free to wander around,...More

Thank shppo
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A part of the french history...you have 3 different acceses..elevator, arab stairs,english walking...a tower with a prison dated from 17 century during kings time and after republic time...a museum of french villagers from xviii century..very good place of history

Thank akiko13
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

You can either climb the steep steps or take the elevator (cost is 7 euros per adult). Once you are at the top, you have a 360 degree view from one area and the view of the Sanctuary, the city of Lourdes and the surrounding...More

Thank Debra D
Reviewed 22 June 2017 via mobile

You must be physically fit to visit. So steep, very high climb. But the view when you get to the top is worrh the inadvertent workout.

Thank chewyandwookie
Reviewed 12 June 2017

Beautiful Views of Lourdes and the Surrounding landscape. Well planned out itinerary. Well worth the visit.

Thank Shiran C
Reviewed 6 June 2017

easy access from town center, short walk uphill. Gorgeous views of Lourdes and surrounding mountains, interesting models in inside garden

Thank iglana
Reviewed 4 May 2017 via mobile

Well organised and set out Climb the 104 steps to the Keep was a highlight as was the Chapel. Great panoramic views available from the South tower Allow at least 2 hours for a visit. 1736.

Thank Albywon
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23 June 2016|
Response from George P | Reviewed this property |
Turn left onto Avenue Bernadette Soubirous, then go over Pont Veux, carry on keeping left and go up Rue de la Grotte. When you get to the top keep left, and then take your first left into Rue du Fort. The fort is on your... More
11 March 2015|
Response from George P | Reviewed this property |
Normally the Baths are open daily from 9am - 11am, then 2pm to 4pm.
11 March 2015|
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Response from pakming1 |
you have not answered my question when does the bath's and grotto open.