Things to see and do - Tarbes
Unmissable tourist sites
Tarbes Travel guide
Tarbes : Michelin's recommendations
Tarbes, home country of the central Pyrenees, began to grown in the 19C thanks to its fairs and markets and to the industries created after 1870. It has been the capital of the Bigorre since the 9C. Tarbes also benefits from the nearby ski resorts. Tarbes is known as the city of the horse, thanks to its national stud farm, cradle of the "tarbais", a horse appreciated by the hussar regiments. They settled in this town in 1963.
Tourist attractions Tarbes : Things to see and do
r. Massey F - 65000 Tarbes
A profusion of flowers of different species, ducks and peacocks can be found in this beautiful park, the work of Placide Massey (1777-1853), a talented naturalist. The Gothic cloister of Saint-Sever-de-Rustan, partially rebuilt, adds an architectural..
2 r. de la Victoire F - 65000 Tarbes
Ferdinand Foch was born in this house on October 2, 1851. It is now a museum which features documents illustrating his life and career, including the prestigious Polytechnique school, the Great War, the French Academy, and the armchair where he passe..
70 chemin de Mauhourat F - 65000 Tarbes
In a park shaded by cedar and magnolia trees, a set of elegant houses dating from the First Empire are the birthplace of the "tarbais", an Anglo-Arab horse much appreciated by the hussars. An old rehabilitated stable now houses the Horse Ce..
Avenue Bertrand Barère F - 65000 Tarbes
The hotel is located in Tarbes centre, in a quiet and pleasant area, surrounded by the best restaurants. The Henry the Fourth hotel offers 23 rooms with personalised setting. Located at the heart of Tarbes historical area where you can visit the fa..
18 Place De Verdun F - 65000 Tarbes
The Hotel Foch is set in the heart of Tarbes, from which you can easily travel to Lourdes or gaze at the Pyrenees Mountains. It offers sound-proofed, air-conditioned en suite rooms with satellite TV and free Wi-Fi. A buffet breakfast is served in a ..
80 Avenue Bertrand Barere F - 65000 Tarbes
Situated 100m from Tarbes train station, 200m from Massey public garden and 5 minutes from the town centre, Hôtel de l'Avenue is ideally placed and provides the traveller with a warm welcome. The Avenue offers simple yet comfortable rooms, some of w..
2ter route de Lourdes F - 65000 Tarbes
9 r. Victor-Hugo F - 65000 Tarbes
With its long, immaculate dining room the Trait Blanc, run by two childhood friends, serves excellent seasonal cuisine in an original, friendly atmosphere. Colourful and assured.
48 r. de l'Abbé-Torné F - 65000 Tarbes
This former presbytery built in 1882 is now home to a classically styled dining room. This is enhanced by a pleasant terrace facing the garden for summer dining. French gastronomy.
62 av. B. -Barère F - 65000 Tarbes
In a quiet street a little outside of Tarbes town-centre, this restaurant is aptly named. The chef creates tasty market cuisine using fine local ingredients. A treat for your taste buds from start to finish!
30 r. Georges-Lassalle F - 65000 Tarbes
A convivial, unpretentious atmosphere reigns supreme in this restaurant with tables tightly spaced together. Seasonal dishes full of flavour take pride of place with a special emphasis on local recipes.
1 av. de la Marne F - 65000 Tarbes
Situated in a lively district, this restaurant offers a simple decor and service. The enthusiastic chef prepares dishes that combine the flavours of southern France with herbs and spices to create unfussy, authentic cuisine.