The Basque Country, Gascony, and Hautes-Pyrénées Sights

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The château on the hill above town can be reached by escalator, by 131 steps, or by the ramp up from Rue du Bourg (from which a small Basque cemetery with ancient discoidal stones can be seen). Once a prison, the castle now contains the Musée Pyrénéen, one of France's best provincial museums, devoted to the popular customs, arts, and history of the Pyrénées.

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  • Address: 25 rue du Fort, Lourdes, 65100 | Map It
  • Phone: 05–62–94–02–04
  • Cost: €6
  • Hours: April–Sept., daily 9–noon and 1:30–6:30; Oct.–March, daily 9–noon and 2–6;
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  • Location: Lourdes
Updated: 02-20-2013

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