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65. Tarbes, place Jean Jaurès, statue de Danton (par E. Desca au début du 20ème s., intitulé groupe 1792) et Hôtel de Ville (1907)
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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.

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Tourist attractions Tarbes : Things to see and do

  • Stud Farm and Horse Centre Interesting

    70 chemin de Mauhourat

    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..

  • Massey Gardens Interesting

    Rue Massey

    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..

  • 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..

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Hotels Tarbes

  • Hôtel de l'Avenue

    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..

  • Hôtel L'Européen

    38 Avenue Du Maréchal Joffre F - 65000 Tarbes

    L'europeen is located in Tarbes, 50 metres from Tarbes Train Station and 500 metres from the town centre. It offers en suite guest rooms with satellite TV and free Wi-Fi. The hotel L'europeen has an outdoor terrace and patio, surrounded by a garden,..

  • Hôtel Henri IV Three stars Three stars Three stars

    Avenue Bertrand Barère F - 65000 Tarbes

    Prix Prices from : 50 €

    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..

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Restaurants Tarbes

  • La Renaissance de l'Ambroisie Very comfortable restaurant 

    48 rue 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.

  • L'Aragon Very comfortable restaurant 

    2ter route de Lourdes F - 65000 Tarbes

    The culinary focus in L'Aragon is on cuisine with a contemporary twist. It is served in a Zen-inspired dining room (walls of water, flowers etc) or on the shaded terrace. Themed guestrooms (rugby, golf, the sea, wine etc).,Simply laid tables and cont..

  • Trait Blanc Quite comfortable restaurant 

    9 rue 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.

  • Le Petit Gourmand Quite comfortable restaurant 

    62 avenue 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!

  • Bistrot Restaurant within a Michelin recommended hotel (or restaurant) 

    2ter route de Lourdes F - 65000 Tarbes

  • Le Fil à la Patte Quite comfortable restaurant 

    30 rue 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.

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