Lourdes, the Maison du Pèlerin
Founded in 1952, the Maison du Pèlerin welcomes in Lourdes numerous dioceses as well as national and international movements. Since 1999, this website gives you information to help you organise your pilgrimage in Lourdes.
On this website, you will find 6 main categories that answer the most frequently asked questions when organising a trip to Lourdes: how to come to Lourdes? Where to find accommodation? How to get from one point to another in Lourdes? How to organize your free time? And at last, where to eat out?
The first category, "arrival" will help you find the best means of transport to arrive in the Marian city. Several articles will provide you information about the different highway arrival possibilities as well as the main railway stations and airports near Lourdes. You will also find a list of the air companies and tour operators offering direct flights to Lourdes.
In the second category named "accomodation", you will find the different accommodation possibilities in Lourdes. You will find many hotels, residential hotels or campsites in this section.
The category "transport" will provide you information about transport in Lourdes: how to organise the transfer from the Lourdes airport to the hotel, and how to get around Lourdes during your stay.
In the categories "attractions" and "excursions", you will find a list of activities and key places to visit to make the best of your stay in Lourdes and its surroundings. You will find useful information about different excursions such as the Bétharram caves or the village Barrèges.
The category "eating out" lists the different restaurants in Lourdes. After a long day walking and visiting, you might want to know where to have a delicious meal in one of the recommended restaurants.
Of course, you will also find general information about Lourdes, the story of Bernadette Soubirous and the apparitions, as well as articles about the other shrines in France and Europe in case you want to continue your trip.
The Maison du Pèlerin wishes you a pleasant stay in Lourdes is at your disposal if you need more information about its services that will help you organise your pilgrim.