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Espace Bernadette

34 rue Saint Gildard, 58000, Nevers, France
+33 3 86 71 99 50
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A quiet haven of prayer

After the apparitions at Lourdes this is where St Bernadette spent the rest of her life and her... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
HughK1956
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Portstewart, United Kingdom
Highly Recommend!

I came as part of a pilgrimage and I would have loved to have stayed in the pilgrim accommodations... read more

Reviewed February 26, 2018
polkadotpilgrim
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Colorado Springs, Colorado
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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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  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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34 rue Saint Gildard, 58000, Nevers, France
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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 3 days ago

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

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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.

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Reviewed July 14, 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 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

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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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Reviewed April 30, 2017

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

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

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

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Reviewed March 29, 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

4  Thank Gayen44
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EspaceBernadette, Accueil et Animation at Espace Bernadette, responded to this reviewResponded March 31, 2017

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

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Reviewed October 26, 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

1  Thank overthehill007
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EspaceBernadette, Accueil et Animation at Espace Bernadette, responded to this reviewResponded October 28, 2016

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

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Reviewed June 4, 2016

Sadly we only had a very short time to visit on our way back home from Lourdes but we were fortunate that our small pilgrimage was granted permission to have our own mass to celebrate our journey and the life of Bernadette. Our time in...More

1  Thank Simon W
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Espace Bernadet... N, Responsable réception at Espace Bernadette, responded to this reviewResponded June 9, 2016

Indeed, to stay in Espace Bernadette after a pilgrimage in Lourdes gives spiritual sense to the trip. Grégoire

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Reviewed May 15, 2016

stayed at the convent, it was perfect, the rooms were comfortable and meals were great and hearty. staying in the chapel and praying there everyday is the best reflection time.

2  Thank 67bernie
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Espace Bernadet... N, Responsable réception at Espace Bernadette, responded to this reviewResponded May 17, 2016

Thank you for your comment. We are happy to know that you enjoyed your stay in Espace Bernadette. Best Regards Greg

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Reviewed October 4, 2015

When we walked into the brasserie we met three people dressed in religious garments. The 150 year anniversary of Bernadettes visitation by the Virgin Mary is in 2016 and preparations have already started. I did not know she was buried in Nevers. A young boy...More

3  Thank gunner909
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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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June 10, 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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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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