La Maison du Pèlerin
12 avenue Maransin
65100 Lourdes

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Lourdes, the shrine

Each year, the city of Lourdes, lying in the foothills of the Pyrenees, welcomes about 6 million pilgrims. Come and visit Lourdes and discover the spirit of this city that has become so particular since the Virgin Mary appeared to Bernadette Soubirous in 1858.

Discover the life milestones of Saint Bernadette and read our advice to organize you pilgrimage and to visit the Sanctuaries.

The childhood of Bernadette Soubirous

enfance bernadette Discover or rediscover the life of Bernadette: her childhood at the Boly mill, her time with her nanny at Bartrès then in the so-called dungeon until this particular day in February that changed her life.

The apparitions of the Virgin to Bernadette

monseigneur peyramale What happened in Lourdes on the 11th of February 1858? Discover or rediscover the story of the apparitions of the Virgin Mary to Saint Bernadette.

Bernadette's religious life in Nevers

soubirous nevers From the beginning of her religious life to her beatification, then to her canonization, discover the last years of Bernadette Soubirous's life.

Your pilgrimage in Lourdes

cachot You want to make a pilgrimage in Lourdes, alone or with a group? Then follow our useful advice to organise your pilgrimage in Lourdes!