Lourdes is situated in Midi Pyrénées ( South west of France ), approximatively 850 kms from Paris (see how to get to Lourdes from Paris).
Lourdes is a small town (see Lourdes map) renowned for its basilica and cave (Grotte de Massabielle) where Bernadette Soubirous, a 14 years old girl, had 18 vision of the Virgin Mary. Lourdes is know an international catholic pilgrimage direction, were happen some medical miracles.
Lourdes is situated at the foot of the Pyrenees mountains and so, the city has a typical mountain weather (see Lourdes weather)
Midi Pyrénées are also renowned for Toulouse city