Lourdes Weather March Averages, France
Like January and February, the beginning of March is pretty rainy with 16 days of rainfall on average. The average precipitation in March is 70 mm, which is similar to the previous months.
Thus, if you are planning a trip to Lourdes you will want to make sure you are prepared with an umbrella or raincoat and water repellant shoes.
Although it is wet, fortunately by the time March rolls around the weather starts to get warmer. The average low in March is 41 degrees Fahrenheit while the average high is 61 degrees. On average, there are 7 hours of sunshine per day during this late-winter/early-spring month.
This small town is well known all over the world for being a place of miracles and healing. In fact, since a young woman named Bernadette was said to have seen visions of the Virgin Mary on numerous occasion, Lourdes has become the second most popular tourist location in France. Lourdes is an especially popular place for Roman Catholic pilgrimages but is also a great place for anyone interested in history.
In addition to its own religious and historical sites, the city is located in a prime area for other types of adventures.
The Pyrenees themselves are beautiful and Spain is very close by.
There are also many opportunities for the traveler who is look for adventure.
In and around Lourdes are beautiful places to ski, go mountain biking, hiking, and kayaking. A quick drive away are the cities of Pau and Tarbes and there is even a small spa village, Argeles-Gazost, located only 15 minutes away.
If you have had your fill of history and religion, this is a great place to visit to relax and even to visit the casino.