Lourdes, France

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Lourdes (, also US: , French: [luʁd]; Occitan: Lorda [ˈluɾðɔ]) is a market town situated in the Pyrenees. It is part of the Hautes-Pyrénées department in the Occitanie region in southwestern France. Prior to the mid-19th century, the town was best known for the Château fort de Lourdes, a fortified castle that rises up from a rocky escarpment at its center.

In 1858 Lourdes rose to prominence in France and abroad due to the Marian apparitions claimed to have been seen by the peasant girl Bernadette Soubirous, who was later canonized. Shortly thereafter the city with the Sanctuary of Our Lady of Lourdes became one of the world's most important sites of pilgrimage and religious tourism.

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Weather in Lourdes

July is the hottest month ☀️, with average temperature of 66° degrees. January is the coldest month ❄️, with average temperature of 41° degrees. November is the wettest month 💧, with 4.25 In. of rain and/or snow.

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