Funiculaire du Pic du Jer Unusual Visits in Lourdes

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  • Monday 10:00 am - 05:00 pm
  • Tuesday 10:00 am - 05:00 pm
  • Wednesday 10:00 am - 05:00 pm
  • Thursday 10:00 am - 05:00 pm
  • Friday 10:00 am - 05:00 pm
  • Saturday 10:00 am - 05:00 pm
  • Sunday 10:00 am - 05:00 pm

Opens at 10:00 am

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Location : À la montagne

Province : Hautes Pyrénées - Lourdes and Gave Valley

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  • English spoken
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    • "A JOURNEY INTO THE UNDERGROUND WORLD OF PIC DU JER"

      The guided tour of the highest developed caves in France will take you into the underground gallery of the Pic du Jer, on an easily accessible route 360 ​​meters long.

      HISTORY OF CAVES

      20,000 years ago, when the glaciers melted, water infiltrated and carved out the Pic du Jer at its summit. Rocky debris was deposited and blocked the bottom of the chasms as well as the natural opening at the start of the visit, leaving only a few meters of passage accessible. Work was then undertaken to connect the various crevasses and natural cavities located under the summit of the Pic. The caves have been open to the public since 1958.

      THE VISIT IN BRIEF

      11 rooms make up the route of the visit along the 360-meter gallery. You will be able to admire concretions from the oldest to the most recent (stalactites, stalagmites and draperies) and you will be impressed by the chasms (the deepest of 45 meters). You will pass in front of large faults, testifying to the formation of the Pyrenees.

      At the exit of the gallery, a landscape reading will be offered to you to close this beautiful discovery of the underground world.


      SCHOOL:
      the number of children is necessary for the design of a price proposal.
      We apply free admission from 15 children. We have educational sheets, and we can organize tours for you. The price for the ascent of the funicular is 3.50€/child (under 17 years old)

      GROUPS:
      from 15 people, adults and children.

      PRIVATE EVENTS:
      seminars, birthdays, work meetings, family meals, cocktails. We offer a catering + funicular ride from 25€/person. We have a room with 50 seats.
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Traveller Reviews Funiculaire du Pic du Jer

4.5 sur 5 3149 reviews

  • Robert Lovrić

    5 sur 5 Reviews posted by Robert Lovrić on 07/08/2023

    It is impossible to describe it with words and pictures. This should be experienced firsthand. And believe me, you won't regret it. The funicular ticket is around €13 for an adult and less for a child. Of course, there is also a family card. And believe me, it's worth every cent. Unfortunately, we didn't visit everything because we didn't have time. Take 1 day just to go up there. You won't regret it

  • John Walsh

    5 sur 5 Reviews posted by John Walsh on 02/10/2023

    A must see sight while in lourdes for all ages. A short trip to the top to view outstanding scenery and relax in a cafe/ Bar which was good value for money. You can also walk up another 500/ 600 metres which is difficult for some people. But from the cross, even better views Enjoy.

  • Gavin Anderson

    5 sur 5 Reviews posted by Gavin Anderson on 10/05/2024

    Amazing view from the restaurant at the top of the funiculaire. Short walk to the peak if desired

Traveller Reviews Funiculaire du Pic du Jer

4.5 sur 5 760 reviews

  • "A fantastic experience"

    5 / 5 Reviews posted by MichaelandAnita S (Le Temple-sur-Lot, France) on 14/06/2024

    This funicular is an amazing piece of engineering and quite a spectacular ride straight up the mountain. Once at the top, there is a short walk up tothe summit which provides amazing 360 degree...

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  • "Toilet on pic du jer!"

    2 / 5 Reviews posted by Jalupaisla on 04/04/2024

    The views on that day were great. The funicular railway was excellent, however, the toilet facility was shocking to say the least. It is a portaloo which was obviously not being maintained and...

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  • "A good break during the pilgrimage. And a really wonderful one"

    5 / 5 Reviews posted by 277MartinM (Guildford, United Kingdom) on 13/10/2023

    The Pic du Jer funicular is a brisk 20 minute walk from the center of Lourdes. For 13.50 euros it offer a frequent smooth ride up to 880 metres leaving a short 15 min climb to the top and experience...

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Ride around

Sentier du Pic du Jer

Sentier du Pic du Jer
Sentier du Pic du Jer

11 m - Aspin-en-Lavedan

Walking

Circuit n°14 - Lourdes - La montée du Pic du Jer

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18 m - Aspin-en-Lavedan

Mountain bike

Circuit n°13 - Lourdes - La vallée de Batsurguère

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Circuit n°13 - Lourdes - La vallée de Batsurguère

93 m - Aspin-en-Lavedan

Mountain bike

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Funiculaire du Pic du Jer

Address

59 avenue Francis Lagardère
65100 Lourdes

GPS coordinates

43° 5'1.25"N, 0° 2'39.01"W

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