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Things to do in Lourdes in wet weather

Rainy day

Is it raining today? Then it’s the ideal weather for discovering a number of different tourist attractions, for a great day out in Lourdes. Put on your wellies and raincoat, we’ll take you on an outing!

Discover the Sanctuary

Step through the doors of the Sanctuary basilicas, discover architectural treasures and appreciate the builders’ workmanship. Our 3 basilicas, 3 arts circuit, available for your smartphone or in a paper version, will help you learn more about the decoration of these consecrated places: mosaics at the Rosary Basilica, stained glass windows in the Basilica of the Immaculate Conception, and gemmail in the Underground Basilica.


Visit the town in the rain

A food-themed walk

A rainy day in Lourdes can also be an excellent excuse to spend more time at the table, savouring the local gastronomic treasures. Every morning, local producers welcome you in the Halles de Lourdes covered market, where you can buy the fruit of their skills! Nearby, learn all about how the quintessential sweets of Lourdes, Cailloux du Gave, are made at the Confiserie de Gaves.
Is the shower turning heavy? Not to worry, take the opportunity to stop for a delicious snack, such as a crêpe and a hot chocolate at one of our tearooms or crêperies.


Swing by the golf course

Lourdes golf course will also be an excellent place to spend some time out of the rain, hitting a few balls from a shelter on the driving range.

Golfing in Lourdes