It's the anniversary of the first apparition or Our Lady to Bernadette Soubirous at the Grotto ! It is also the 28th World Day of the Sick since 1993.
Enjoy the magic of the Shrine and of all the breathtaking Pyrenees sites such as the Pic du Midi, the Unesco Heritage Gavarnie Circus and so much more !
Discover how much 2018 shall be a year full of anniversaries and of emotions to share with worldwide pilgrims ! Not only shall it be the 160th anniversary of the aparitions of Mary to Bernadette [...]
The 160th anniversary of the Apparitions are getting prepared in Lourdes !
In 2015, 130th Anniversary of the "Hospitalité" of Our Lady of Lourdes. Volunteer helpers in Lourdes are called "Hospitaliers". This word has not a medical meaning. In french, "être hospitalier" [...]
The Midi-Pyrénées country benefits from a rich cultural inheritance (fortified churches, basilicas, castles, festivals…) as well as from a preserved natural landscape (National Pyrénées Park) which [...]
The Sanctuaries of Lourdes forged a european network marial, linking the great centers of pilgrimage devoted to the Virgin Mary. Each Sanctuary has its own particular atmosphere. Pilgrims find a [...]