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An interesting historical attraction when looking deeper at St Bernadettes life. A nice walk and... read more

Reviewed 3 May 2018
The Hague, The Netherlands
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This former mill is St. Bernadette’s birth home, where she lived the first 10 years of her life... read more

Reviewed 9 April 2018
Murrieta, California
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12 rue Bernadette Soubirous, 65100, Lourdes, France
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Reviewed 3 May 2018 via mobile

An interesting historical attraction when looking deeper at St Bernadettes life. A nice walk and unique architecture. The building almost looks like a movie set... The roof tiles and stone walls make the mill an interesting place.

Reviewed 21 April 2018 via mobile

According to what I was told, the house was given to her parents to live after the appearances of the Virgin Mary, she may have visited ans slept there but it was not where she was born or raised, very small, it’s only EUR 2.00,...More

1  Thank RobertMiamiBeach
Reviewed 9 April 2018

This former mill is St. Bernadette’s birth home, where she lived the first 10 years of her life, until financial misfortune befell the family. There is furniture from this era on display. This is one location in Lourdes that Bernadette lived her life. There are...More

1  Thank SoCalOregonian
Reviewed 3 March 2018 via mobile

Visited here while visiting Our Lady of Lourdes, lots of history ,worth visiting this place if you travel to Lourdes, you have to purchase a ticket to visit but at a reasonable cost, Highly recommended.

1  Thank Quality_Matters76
Reviewed 26 February 2018 via mobile

This house is very close to the shrine and a great stop to make before you do all your shopping in Lourdes.Its amazing that we are able to visit the home of one of the greatest saints.

2  Thank polkadotpilgrim
Reviewed 20 February 2018

Also within the grounds of the Lourdes grotto, is Bernadette's original house where she and her family lived before her father ran into difficult times where they had to move into an old jail cell! Recommend a tour folowing Bernadette's path from her house to...More

4  Thank Rosalind E
Reviewed 25 January 2018

Very interesting place to visit in Lourdes: this is the house where Bernadette Soubirous lived the ten first years of her saint life. It's very well preserved, with minor changes explicitly indicated. It's also the house where the father of Bernadette worked during those years,...More

5  Thank MarAraga
Reviewed 9 January 2018

If you are familiar with the story of Bernadette Soubirous you will enjoy this tour. Provides insight into the life and times. Beyond that not that inspirational.

1  Thank LEB1952
Reviewed 19 December 2017

Haven previously read of St Bernadette and all she was (she was an epitome of humility), visiting Maison Paternelle De Sainte Bernadette produced an emotional connection. I was literally thrilled, standing in the house where St Bernadette once lived with her family. Although small, the...More

3  Thank disneylandtransfer
Reviewed 13 November 2017

If you are fond of Saint Bernadette seeing her childhood home is worth a quick stop while you are in Lourdes. It is small and the visit will only take a few minutes. Do it as part of the walking tour of Bernadette's life. A...More

2  Thank Eilene W
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About a mile; easy walk but the streets anre narrow and confusing so a guide helps