Lourdes, France: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2022]

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Traveling to Lourdes, France? If you're planning to go to Lourdes, I have some important information about when to go, what to wear, and what to pack.

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About your travel guide

Hi! I'm Dev. I've traveled all over the world and in my travels, I have made many packing lists. In this series, my team and I have compiled the most useful information, as well as things we couldn't live without, to help you plan your trip.


When to go to Lourdes, France

Based on the climate and weather in Lourdes, the best time to go is July. See below for details.

Important essentials for Lourdes, France

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Lourdes, as well as several items to remember to pack when traveling there.

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022


  • Travel insurance that includes COVID-19 coverage

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  • A vaccine card protector

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  • (U.S. Residents) Telehealth COVID-19 test for entry to U.S.

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  • Kids' KN95 masks

    N95 masks don't exist for kids. These are a good alternative (and can also be used by adults if N95 masks are not available).


  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is a good plane-friendly option.


  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.


  • Touchless thermometer

    A touchless thermometer is important to have.


  • N95 masks

    These N95 masks provide the best level of COVID protection possible.

General health necessities

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What to wear/what to pack for Lourdes, France by month

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January

January for Lourdes can be brisk. Temperatures average in the high 40s F (single digits C) during the day. It rains or snows about half of the time.

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February

February in Lourdes is cold. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 40s F (single digits C) to low 50s F (single digits C).

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March

If you visit Lourdes during March, you may find that it is crisp. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 50s F (mid 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 30s F (single digits C). In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about half of the time.

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April

April in Lourdes can be chilly. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 50s F (single digits C) to high 50s F (mid 10s C).

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May

May here is balmy. Temperatures average in the 60s F (high 10s C) during the day. It rains about half of the time.

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June

In June, Lourdes is a perfect temperature. Temperatures routinely are in the low 70s F (low 20s C) range. At night, lows are in the 50s F (low 10s C). This is also a rainy time for Lourdes, with several of the days of the month having rain.

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July

July is a perfect temperature. Temperatures average in the low 70s F (low 20s C) during the day. It rains 5-10 days this month.

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August

August for Lourdes is a perfect temperature. Temperatures average in the 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day. It rains a bit less than half of the time.

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September

If you go to Lourdes in September, you will notice that it is balmy. Expect it to rain regularly. Daytime temperatures are in the low 70s F (low 20s C).

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October

October in Lourdes can be chilly. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the 40s F (single digits C).

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November

In November, Lourdes can be brisk. Temperatures routinely are in the 50s F (low 10s C) range. At night, lows are in the high 30s F (single digits C). This is also a rainy time for Lourdes, with several of the days of the month having rain.

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December

December in Lourdes is cold. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the 30s F (single digits C).

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Activities for Lourdes, France

Here are some activity recommendations and activity-specific packing tips for Lourdes.

If you want to check out the heavenly Basilica of Our Lady of the Immaculate Conception, it's worthwhile to wear modest clothing:

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