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Espace Bernadette

34 rue Saint Gildard, 58000, Nevers, France
+33 3 86 71 99 50
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So peaceful

We visited St Bernadette. It is a beautiful and peaceful place. It was siesta time when we visited... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
TonyKonTiki
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Dublin, Ireland
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A quiet respite

Time is sacred and I extended this stay because of the wonderful peace and tranquillity the site... read more

Reviewed 7 July 2018
Tracy D
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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 200 000 pilgrims from all over the world. Surrounded by a 4 ha park, located right in the town centre of Nevers, Espace Bernadette provides accommodation, meals and activities for a stay or a time of retreat.
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  • Very good34%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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34 rue Saint Gildard, 58000, Nevers, France
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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 7 July 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
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Reviewed 17 May 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 19 May 2018

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

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Reviewed 3 April 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 16 April 2018

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

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Reviewed 26 February 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!

Thank polkadotpilgrim
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EspaceBernadette, Accueil et Animation at Espace Bernadette, responded to this reviewResponded 28 February 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.

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Reviewed 14 July 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

2  Thank Gary C
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EspaceBernadette, Accueil at Espace Bernadette, responded to this reviewResponded 26 July 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

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Reviewed 11 July 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 26 July 2017

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

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Reviewed 30 April 2017

Really nice gardens and museum and a chance to see the room where Saint Bernadette died, well worth a visit.

Thank Sean L
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EspaceBernadette, Accueil et Animation at Espace Bernadette, responded to this reviewResponded 2 May 2017

Dear Sean, Thanks for your comment. We are happy that you had a great time with us. Julitte

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Reviewed 29 March 2017 via mobile

If you've been to Lourdes, France then this is the next place to visit. Follow St. Bernadette's simple life after Lourdes. Visit her incorruptible body in the main chapel. So peaceful and the place is so unassuming. Have lunch at the restaurant to support the...More

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EspaceBernadette, Accueil et Animation at Espace Bernadette, responded to this reviewResponded 31 March 2017

Thank you for your comment. We are happy that you had a great time with us. Julitte

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Reviewed 26 October 2016

we were married in St Bernadette church so this is a fitting tribute to our lasting marriage and a good place to celebrate our 25th anniversary

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EspaceBernadette, Accueil et Animation at Espace Bernadette, responded to this reviewResponded 28 October 2016

Hello, Thank you for your comments and congratulations on your 25th anniversary ! Julitte

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lbbarre
13 July 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
10 June 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
1 April 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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