Took the bus from the Sanctuary for a couple of euros to the base of the funicular at Pic du Jer. Very long and spectacular funicular up the mountainside. Cafe at the top with... read more
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.