Place de Verdun  Tarbes  Hautes Pyrenees  France


Capital of Bigorre...

Tarbes, city of greenery and water, is characterized by its relaxed lifestyle. Enjoy strolling through the parks and gardens or sitting on the terrace while contemplating the beautiful fountains.

The Massey Garden is a must-see - a  garden classified as a 'Remarkable Garden', adorned with multicolored flowerbeds offers a world tour of the most decorative trees.

The Haras National de Tarbes, founded by Napoleon, opens its doors to visitors to admire Anglo-Arabs but also other breeds, from English thoroughbreds to Breton draft horses.

Tarbes has many museums: the birthplace of Marshal Foch, the Massey Museum, the International Hussar Museum, the Deportation Museum...

Events not to be missed:

  • Comics Festival (April)
  • Dance Roots (June) 4 days of salsa, swing and rock
  • Tarbes Festival (June)
  • Equestria (late July-early August)
  • Argentine Tango Festival (end of August)