Lourdes: Pilgrimage destination in Southern France

Since I live close to what is often called the “Lourdes of the United States”, namely Chimayo in New Mexico, I was curious what the actual Lourdes in France looked like.

It is located in the foothills of the Pyrenees Mountains in Southern France:


Coming into Lourdes from the North


“La Grotto” is the actual pilgrimage place – a small cave.


On top of the cave they built this church

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