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Espace Bernadette

Open Now: 8:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m., 1:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
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Memorable experience

Our main purpose to go to Nevers was to see the incorrupt body of St. Bernadette which now lies in... read more

Reviewed August 24, 2018
Anna Maria M
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Sliema, Malta
A SACRED PLACE

If you have been to LOURDES where SAINTE BERNADETTE was born .. do also come to this chapel where... read more

Reviewed August 21, 2018
169ashij
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Espace Bernadette, where lies the intact body of Bernadette Soubirous will welcome you in the ancient convent where she lived for 13 years as a sister of Charity of Nevers. You will discover a highly renowned shrine visited each year by almost 200...more
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34 rue Saint Gildard, 58000, Nevers, France
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Reviewed August 31, 2018

The informational video was a helpful introduction to the life and story of Bernadette. It was available in English. The gardens were lovely, particularly the wide variety of roses. Restrooms were available. There was a well-stocked gift shop, if that is what you are looking...More

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Reviewed August 24, 2018

Our main purpose to go to Nevers was to see the incorrupt body of St. Bernadette which now lies in a glass shrine at the chapel of St. Gildard's convent which has now changed its name to Bernadette's chapel.. Espace Bernadette was a former convent...More

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Reviewed August 21, 2018 via mobile

If you have been to LOURDES where SAINTE BERNADETTE was born .. do also come to this chapel where is her body was laid to rest to pay respect in person . Do take your time to walk around the garden and stop at the...More

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Reviewed July 24, 2018 via mobile

We visited St Bernadette. It is a beautiful and peaceful place. It was siesta time when we visited so the coffee shop was shut. We got delicious coffee and hot chocolate from a machine for 60cent each! Great to see them catering for the poor...More

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Reviewed July 6, 2018 via mobile

Time is sacred and I extended this stay because of the wonderful peace and tranquillity the site provided I expected a lit of tourists and only solitude in my room. I was amazed to find how much privacy and peaceful areas to be in this...More

1  Thank Tracy D
Reviewed May 16, 2018

This was our final stop on the trail of Bernadette; we had spent 3 days in Lourdes then wound up here at Espace Bernadette. When the chapel was opened after lunch, we were 2 of the 4 people present in the chapel. To be able...More

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EspaceBernadette, Accueil at Espace Bernadette, responded to this reviewResponded May 18, 2018

Thank you for your comment, we are very glad that you enjoyed your visit at Espace Bernadette.

Reviewed April 3, 2018

After the apparitions at Lourdes this is where St Bernadette spent the rest of her life and her relics are kept in the Convent Chapel. It offers a place of quiet prayer and reflects the humility of this saint chosen to proclaim the powerful message...More

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EspaceBernadette, Accueil et Animation at Espace Bernadette, responded to this reviewResponded April 16, 2018

Thank you for your comment. We are really glad that you enjoyed your visit at the Espace Bernadette.

Reviewed February 26, 2018 via mobile

I came as part of a pilgrimage and I would have loved to have stayed in the pilgrim accommodations but we didn’t.We did however have lunch there and the food was incredible!

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EspaceBernadette, Accueil et Animation at Espace Bernadette, responded to this reviewResponded February 28, 2018

Thank you for your comment, we hope we will see you again one day and that you will enjoy to stay few days with us.

Reviewed July 13, 2017 via mobile

My wife and I were fortunate to attend Mass at the Chapel before we saw St. Bernadette. It was an emotional experience as I knew the background on St Bernadette before going (we were in Lourdes the week before). I found it extremely annoying and...More

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EspaceBernadette, Accueil at Espace Bernadette, responded to this reviewResponded July 26, 2017

Thank you for your comment. We are glad that you enjoyed your time in Nevers. It is always difficult to refrain people to take picture. We ask them not to, because it is a place of prayer but most of them want to keep "something"...More

Reviewed July 11, 2017

The staff were very helpful and could speak very good english, the room is simple and has all facilities but comfortable despite the very hot weather. There was secure cycle storage and a night watchman. breakfast with pilgrims of all nationalities and Mass if you...More

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EspaceBernadette, Accueil at Espace Bernadette, responded to this reviewResponded July 26, 2017

Thank you for your comment. We are glad that you enjoyed your stay with us. Julitte

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lbbarre
July 13, 2017|
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Response from EspaceBernadette | Property representative |
Hello Linda, To stay at the Espace Bernadette, see St Bernadette's body and visit the Shrine in Nevers (not in Lourdes) please visit our website or send us an email. Best whishes
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chespax
June 9, 2017|
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Response from EspaceBernadette | Property representative |
Hello Bernadette, We have some rooms left for that day. Don't hesitate to send us an email to have more information about the prices and the availabilities. We have a private parking for your vehicle.
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ncabusas
March 31, 2017|
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Response from EspaceBernadette | Property representative |
Hello, We will be happy to see you and your husband in August. If you contact us directly (by phone or by email) we can do a 10% discount. There are other hotels in the area than you can find on that website. Best... More
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