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A Must-Visit for Religious Art


The Basilica of Notre-Dame de Lourde is renowned for miracles following the apparition of the Virgin Mary to Bernadette Soubirous. Constructed from 1883 onwards, the basilica, designed in a Romano-Byzantine style and shaped like a Greek cross, seats 1,500 people. The exterior leads to a vast square that can accommodate up to 80,000 visitors, making it a pivotal place of religious art and pilgrimage.

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The miniature model of Notre-Dame de lourdes Basilica is set against the backdrop of the mini Pyrenees, nestled in greenery, inviting numerous visitors to make a wish by throwing a coin.

Basilique Notre dame de Lourdes

The Southwest

Set off the Basque Country, the Landes forest, and majestic fortresses. Experience the distinctive architecture of the southwest, from castles and religious sites to enchanting villages. Travel from Albi to Toulouse, visit Lourdes, or explore the renowned village of Saint Emilion - immerse yourself in the expanse of France's largest region.

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