Discovery tours

A few trip ideas to make the most of your stay...

Whether you have half a day, a day or several days, take to our region’s roads to discover the prettiest of its local gems.
With our gastronomic, cultural or sightseeing trips, you will be spoilt for choice!

The mountain pass route...

Follow in the footsteps of the Tour de France racers and be amazed by breath-taking landscapes!


8.30 am: Leave Lourdes for the Col du Tourmalet, through the Campan and La Mongie valley.
9.30 am: Ascent of the Pic du Midi de Bigorre for an unforgettable excursion.
12 am: Passage through the Col du Tourmalet, made famous by the world’s biggest cycle race After lunch, climb up towards the Col du Soulor through the Azun Valley and its picturesque villages.
4 pm: After descending the Col, stop at the Bétharram Caves for an underground tour…
6 pm: Back to Lourdes

Gastronomic getaway...

In the Madiran region

10 am: Leave Lourdes for the Adour Valley in the north of the department of the Hautes-Pyrénées
11 am: Arrival at the Maison des Vins in the village of Madiran
Discover the Madiran vineyard, which straddles the departments of Hautes-Pyrénées, Gers and Pyrénées-Atlantiques
12 am: Traditional lunch
2.30 pm: Visit the wine warehouse and taste the wines, in moderation…
5 pm: Back to Lourdes

Jaunt in the Gers Department

8 am: Leave Lourdes for Auch
10 am: Guided tour of a picturesque “Gascon” village
12 am: “Gascon” lunch
2pm: Tasting visit in a Foie Gras canning factory
4 pm: Visit of a vineyard (production of wine, Floc de Gascogne and Armagnac)
6pm: Back to Lourdes
 

Discover the Great Sites of Midi-Pyrénées

 

 

 

Lourdes – Toulouse – Moissac - Rocamadour
 

Day 1

8 am: Discover the Sanctuary of OL of Lourdes
12 am: Lunch
2 pm: Visit of the Castle and the Pyrenean Museum
4 pm: Ascent of the Pic du Jer with the funicular
7 pm: Dinner
9 pm: Torchlight procession
Night in Lourdes

Day 2

8 am: Leave towards Toulouse
9am: Visit of the site of Saint-Bertrand-de-Comminges (Visit of the cathedral and of the antique site)
11 am: Leave towards Toulouse and lunch
2 pm: Tour of Toulouse city centre: Place du Capitole, the Basilica of Saint Sernin and the Cloister of the Jacobins.
4 pm: Leave for Moissac
5 pm: Visit the Abbey of Saint Pierre
6 pm: Leave for Rocamadour
8 pm: Dinner and night in Rocamadour

Day 3

9 am: Tour of the religious town of Rocamadour, a major Christian site from the 12th to the 14th century
3 pm: Back to Lourdes
 

Lourdes – Marciac - Auch

 


Day 1

8 am: Leave for Madiran
9.30 am: Arrival at the Maison des Vins in the village of Madiran
Discover the Madiran vineyard, which straddles the departments of Hautes-Pyrénées, Gers and Pyrénées-Atlantiques
1 pm: Traditional lunch
3 pm: Departure towards Marciac: visit of the 13th century bastide and of the scenographic space devoted to Jazz
5.30 pm: Leave towards Auch
Dinner and night in Auch

Day 2

10 am: Guided tour of the Sainte Marie Cathedral and the historic centre with its exceptional architectural patrimony
12 am: “Gascon” lunch in the historic centre of the town
2 pm: Guided tour of a picturesque “Gascon” village
4 pm: Tasting visit in a Foie Gras canning factory
Or visit of a vineyard (production of wine, Floc de Gascogne and Armagnac)
6 pm: Back to Lourdes
 

 

For more information

Office de Tourisme de Lourdes
Place Peyramale
65100 LOURDES
Tel.: 00.33.(0)5.62.42.77.40
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