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Pic du Jer

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Address: 59 avenue Francis Lagardere, 65100, Lourdes, France
Phone Number:
+33 5 62 94 00 41
Today
09:30 - 18:00
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Sun - Sat 09:30 - 18:00
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Description:

The Pic du Jer, towering over the town, is recognizable by its large cross...

The Pic du Jer, towering over the town, is recognizable by its large cross which is illuminated at night.

You can get there by a hundred-year-old funicular railway which takes you to the summit at an altitude of 1000 metres in a few minutes; it's a charming trip.

At the top, a gentle path takes you to the observatory, where you will discover a unique panoramic viewpoint offering a 360° view over Lourdes, Tarbes, Pau, the Argeles-Gazost valley and the summits of the Pyrenees.

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I walked all the way from my hotel there but I believe there is a bus which you can catch from centre if town. Also you can buy a combined ticket for this site and little train... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 28 November 2016
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Bradford, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 December 2016

We read everywhere that the funicular would be open and rides every half hour, when we arrived at 4 it was all closed and nobody around after we walked 20 minutes to get there. Be prepared for it not to even be open

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 November 2016 via mobile

I walked all the way from my hotel there but I believe there is a bus which you can catch from centre if town. Also you can buy a combined ticket for this site and little train ride - the little train brings you here from town. You board on a cable car which takes you to the top. It... More 

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Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016 via mobile

Very good vista of Lourdes with the furnicular ride. A must-try when in Lourdes. Even the foggy weather cannot hide the beauty of Lourdes. Very spectacular!

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Lyon, France
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

My cousins and I decided to go on the funicular up to the Pic du Jer a few days ago. What a spectacular view awaited us at the top. We walked up to the summit and the path was easy to follow. We decided not to visit the grotto as it was getting late but the view itself is worth... More 

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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

I visited Pic du Jer in September 2016 and it was a lovely sunny day – perfect time for such tour. Guests will be taken to the top of the Pic du Jer through a funicular train for 10-15 minutes. At the terminal, guests have to walk for at least 15 minutes to reach the top. The view from the... More 

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PicDuJer, Caisse - Animation at Pic du Jer, responded to this review

Thanks a lot, and see you soon at the Peak of Jer ! More 

Thessaloniki
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016 via mobile

Great view... Especially if you see Clear Skies...go straight there...you will have a look of the south-est France at a glance...

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Thank Ichronis
PicDuJer, Caisse - Animation at Pic du Jer, responded to this review

Good afternoon Sir, Madam, Thanks a lot, and see you soon at the Peak of Jer ! More 

Clitheroe, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2016

This is a great place to visit away from the hustle and bustle of Lourdes itself. The ride up the mountain in the funicular is fun and the views from the top quite spectacular. Make sure that you go to the summit which is a fairly easy walk from the funicular station up a well made winding path. It is... More 

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PicDuJer, Caisse - Animation at Pic du Jer, responded to this review

Good afternoon Madam, Sir, Thanks a lot, and enjoy your stay in Lourdes ! More 

Melbourne, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016 via mobile

This funicular rises some 1000 meters above the very pretty town of Lourdes and provides panoramic views of the village and also the Pyrenees - with snow in September Very well worth while

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PicDuJer, Caisse - Animation at Pic du Jer, responded to this review

Thanks a lot, and see you soon at the Pic of Jer ! More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2016 via mobile

Spectacular the grotto is the highlight. I went with cousins from Ogeu les Bain. ND THE FOOD was good.

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PicDuJer, Caisse - Animation at Pic du Jer, responded to this review

Thanks a lot and see you soon at the Pic of Jer ! More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 September 2016 via mobile

Great views staff are really good and helpful clean and tidy they have a cave u can walk through at the top for 3 euro which is great if it's hot up there well worth a trip up if your visiting lourdes

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PicDuJer, Caisse - Animation at Pic du Jer, responded to this review

Thanks a lot, ans see you soon at the Peak of Jer ! More 

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