The Basque Country, Gascony, and Hautes-Pyrenees Sights

Musée Pyrénéen

  • 25 rue du Fort Map It
  • Lourdes
  • Castle/Palace/Chateau
  • Fodor's Choice

Published 06/25/2015

Fodor's Review

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.

Sight Information

Address:

25 rue du Fort, Lourdes, 65100, France

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Phone:

/05–62–42–37–37

Sight Details:

  • €7
  • June–Sept., daily 9–6:30; Oct.–May, daily 9–noon and 2–6

Published 06/25/2015

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