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This unique ride gives way to a spectacular view both way. It also give you a different... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Don B
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What a great experience on a fantastic piece of engineering. The trip on the Funicular is very good... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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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...more
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59 avenue Francis Lagardere, 65100, Lourdes, France
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This unique ride gives way to a spectacular view both way. It also give you a different prospective on the area.

1  Thank Don B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What a great experience on a fantastic piece of engineering. The trip on the Funicular is very good and once you reach the top you can walk up to the summit and the views are spectacular. If you are a mountain bike enthusiast you can...More

1  Thank George Ian J
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This funicular almost to the top of Pic du Jer is at the southern edge of the town and accessible by bus and tourist train. The S4 bus follows a weird route back and doesn't stop in town centre. Good value at €12 return for...More

1  Thank 2013Iain2013
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

What a great way to end your day up here @ Pic du Jer overlooking the Pyrenees and city of Lourdes..so peaceful and serene. It’s a must see.

1  Thank Jemmie D
Reviewed 12 June 2018 via mobile

Sadly when we visited the top was shrouded in cloud so we could not see alot. The ride on the finicular was amazing and so steep. There are toilets, restaurant and cafe at the top aswell as a cross which I believe is illuminated at...More

Thank Phil H
Reviewed 23 May 2018 via mobile

Worth a visit for the Engineering and the views. €12 for an adult and runs every 20 minutes. The top has been sadly neglected and the old viewing platform has been fenced off. Signposting of paths is poor. Needs sorting out really.

Thank FliesM20P
Reviewed 21 April 2018 via mobile

Take the city bus S4 for EUR 2.40 to Pic du Jer station (you can take another bus to go back to town or walk for about 1.3 miles if you enjoy walking). Wheelchair friendly in general access area at the top, with great views...More

Thank RobertMiamiBeach
Reviewed 6 April 2018 via mobile

We paid €20 for the funicular and lunch at the top. The area is worth a visit with wonderful views of the Pyrenees. We were fortunate that they were still covered with snow making the scenery more spectacular. The lunch was with a view and...More

1  Thank GibChatterbox
Reviewed 31 January 2018

We were delighted to visit. The ride in the 100 year old funicular was amazing. Imagine the construction done so long ago and it has been maintained well. We enjoyed the panoramic views and were glad we got a good weather. Do take the combined...More

2  Thank 314peter
Reviewed 14 January 2018 via mobile

This is an amazing journey you must do. Cable car ride..totally safe. When you get to the top there is a view of Lourdes nestling in the Pryenees which is so uplifting. Cup of coffee or tea up there too. Don't miss out on this...More

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pokwan
19 November 2017|
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Response from Dannyhiker | Reviewed this property |
Yes... The main part of Lourdes where a miracle happened will probably be too far for you and your group to walk. It was probably over a mile. I don't know about advance tickets. Good luck!
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Jackie B
27 September 2017|
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Response from Khonsu | Reviewed this property |
Hi Jackie, The funicular is very wheelchair friendly and has all the ramps, mechanical aids I would hope you require. Enjoy the views.
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bobed
14 March 2017|
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Response from PicDuJer | Property representative |
Good afternoon, We inform you that the funicular ride costs 12€ per adult and 9€ for each child between 6 and 11 years. It's free for children under 6. In may, you can take the cable car between 9.30 to 5 (every half... More
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