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Le Via Crucis/ Way of the Cross/ Chemin de Croix

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A different Via Sacra

This Via Sacra is different for one is to experience the hard elevation it has at times. The... read more

Reviewed 5 August 2018
Emma S
Such a moving place to spend time

This particular Stations of the Cross is high up a mountain so not for the faint-hearted. It's hard... read more

Reviewed 5 August 2018
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“uphill walk”(3 reviews)
“wooded area”(3 reviews)
“life size”(3 reviews)
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Route De La Foret | Le Sanctuaire, 65100, Lourdes, France
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Reviewed 4 days ago

I was delighted to participate in the Way of the Cross with a group of English speaking pilgrims who were also on a private visit to Lourdes. we took it in turns to say the prayers at the 14 stations. The terrain is uphill for...More

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Reviewed 5 August 2018

This Via Sacra is different for one is to experience the hard elevation it has at times. The statues help you in the reflections. One should try it one s/he is there

1  Thank Emma S
Reviewed 5 August 2018

This particular Stations of the Cross is high up a mountain so not for the faint-hearted. It's hard going in the heat but magnificent. The large life like statues are so beautiful; I felt privileged to have experienced this. Well worth a visit if you...More

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Reviewed 16 July 2018 via mobile

This is set on an uphill path - as you walk up the path there are large gold statues setting a scene depicting the crucifixion! Very poignant and thought provoking and the actual statues and scenes are amazing - hard work but fab !

1  Thank Shelley C
Reviewed 16 July 2018

This is not an easy walk it is often steep and over difficult terrain but it is just the most amazing attraction and a must if you can manage it.

1  Thank KVS79
Reviewed 9 July 2018

You have to be fit and nimble to do the “high Stations” as they are known to English speakers. Statues are almost life size and well carved, beautifully situated.

Thank MonsDenis
Reviewed 1 July 2018

Set up a very steep hill, the Stations of the Cross are beautiful and not to be missed. There are other stations within the Sanctuary that are flat but not as beautiful as the high stations. Take it slowly, take some bottled water and enjoy...More

Thank rascall
Reviewed 19 June 2018

I have walked these stations many times, using it as a time to contemplate and reflect on my faith and what it means to me. Some of the people take it far more seriously going barefoot or carrying burdens to signify the weight of the...More

2  Thank yoshi-3316
Reviewed 3 June 2018 via mobile

If you visit Lourdes, this is a must do. Enjoy a nice walk while praying with the different steps leading to the crucification of Jesus. Visit requires around 2 hours.

1  Thank Roni T
Reviewed 22 April 2018

The stations of the cross always has me in tears by the crucifixion x well maintained. Beautiful. Prayerful x

1  Thank bailliesusan
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