Travel Blogs from Oloron-Sainte-Marie
... pretty much covered the same route Naomi had taken to the laundromat, so nothing like seeing the sights twice! Actually the second time was much better as the guide covered a lot of interesting material, certainly about each of the three churches we visited inside the sanctuary. The Mons was telling us that one of the men in our group was stopped by a couple of American tourists this morning who asked "Do you know if there's a Catholic ...
While Diane headed off to the 7.30am mass at the grotto, Naomi manage to get enough Internet working for a quick call home to wish Camille a happy birthday. Hope you had a lovely celebration Cam. We miss you and have been thinking about you today. This morning the group took a quick bus trip to a small town outside Lourdes where Bernadette had stayed for a while in her youth. It was a lovely little village. Then it was back to start queuing for the baths! We knew it would be a long ...
Left Toulouse to drive to Lourdes. Couldn't attend a Mass but wandered around for over a hour taking in the spectacle before heading off to Spain - arriving in Pamplona where we saw the bull fighting stadium and the area where the run the bulls. Drive a total of 717k today. Our night has been spent in Burgos which is quite pretty but we are only here overnight before driving to Santiago de Compostela ...
We are now at that stage whereby we have our two day stay over after Stacie did her mammoth ride over 4 cols including the Tourmalet yesterday. We found a camping ground which has 7 yes 7 swimming pools of varying temperatures as this town has thermal activity hence the free heating of the pools. When we arrived at lunchtime there was no one around so we virtually had all the pools plus slide to ourselves. Also as it is now out ...
It's nearly the end of being in France and we've been lots of places but most recently Lourdes, trying to get a cure for mum. We've been staying at a hotel that has lots of Irish and Italians staying at it so every time the Italians pasta gets served my mouth waters because our menu is different. We go to the grotto everyday and mum has been to the baths everyday, twice with Marian and I've been in once and so has Beccy, Lucia, Rachel and Gemma. There is a place for kids to ...
Other places to stay in Oloron-Sainte-Marie
Boulevard des Pyrenees, Oloron-Sainte-Marie | Hotelfrom $104
Route De Bayonne, Oloron-Sainte-Marie | Hotelfrom $30
14 place LÃ©on Mendiondou , Oloron-Sainte-Marie | Hotelfrom $36
24 Avenue Sadi Carnot, Oloron-Sainte-Marie | Hotelfrom $37
Place De La Gare, Oloron-Sainte-Marie | Hotelfrom $72