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- Peaceful site in a green and natural setting 2km from Lourdes
- Regular shuttle bus to Lourdes from the site
- Shop, snack shack, free wifi and bike hire
You will, of course, have heard of the pilgrimage site of Lourdes. And if you want a peaceful place at which to put your head down in the area (course you do, you're at Lourdes), you'll find it at Camping Le Vieux Berger, only two kilometres from the pilgrimage site and in a green and quiet natural setting. And do you know what else is peaceful? Getting to Lourdes via the regular Camping Le Vieux Berger shuttle bus, that's what.
Camping Le Vieux Berger has a shop, a snack shack, free wifi, a trampoline, a pétanque court and a games room. Bikes can be hired on site for a small fee – you'll likely think the surroundings here are heavenly.
The campsite's amenities blocks are basic but modern and are cleaned regularly. They have free hot showers, laundry rooms and facilities suited for guests with disabilities.
A swimming pool open to the public for a small charge is 800 metres from the site.
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Perfect to visit Lourdes, within walking distance.
Great campsite, simple, beautiful views. Everything you need.
Leisure on site
Bar or club house
Indoor swimming pool
Outdoor swimming pool
Amenities on site
Ice pack freezing
Parent & baby washroom
Pick-up from public transport
Gas cylinders available
Touring and motorhomes
Motorhome service point
Water hook-up points for tourers
Commercial vehicles allowed
Dogs allowed all year
Lake and/or mountain
Indoor pool nearby
Outdoor pool nearby
Single-sex groups welcome
Student groups welcome
Nearby farmers' market
Public transport nearby
Medium (26-50 pitches)
Millions of people visit Lourdes every year, to see its Massabielle grotto, its caves and its castle: the town is second only to Paris in terms of annual visitor numbers and attracts visitors from all over the world. The Torchlight Marian Procession, held from spring to October, is the most famed thing to do for pilgrims who visit: join it each night near the main grotto.
The caves of Bétharram/ Grottes de Bétharram are another famed sight in the region and are a 20-minute drive from Camping Le Vieux Berger. Cave connoisseurs can explore them by boat, by train or by foot along the 2.8 underground walk: personally we rather fancy all three...
If you're a hiker type, get up to the top of the Pic du Jer for spectacular views over Lourdes, Pau, Tarbes, the Argelès-Gazost Valley and the Hautes-Pyrénées (you'll see the big cross lit up at the mountaintop if you're in the area at night). Not a hiker type? Take the Pic du Jer Funicular 950 metres up to pass over the mountain instead.
Permitted arrival/departure time
|Camping and touring|
|Arrive:||12 p.m. –||Anytime|
|Arrive:||6 p.m. –||Anytime|
Camping Le Vieux Berger cancellation policy
No refunds within 30 days of arrival date.
No refunds/discounts for inclement weather, late arrivals or early departures.
If you need to cancel or amend your booking, please give as much notice as possible so that someone else has the chance to book. You may wish to buy holiday insurance for cancellations and for your property/injury whilst away.
Please note that your deposit is paid to Pitchup.com and is non-refundable.
A 15% non-refundable deposit is payable now. Camping Le Vieux Berger will debit the balance from your card 30 days before arrival, or if the arrival date is sooner than 30 days then the balance will be taken immediately.
You can also opt to pay the full amount at the time of your booking.
Local eco/city tax of €0.22 (£0.19) per person over the age of 18 per night is not included and must be paid on arrival.
Payment methods accepted on the parkAmerican Express