Things to see and do - Tarbes
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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
Profuse flowers of different species, ducks and peacocks can be found in this beautiful park, which is the work of Placide Massey (1777-1853), a talented naturalist. The Gothic cloister of Saint-Sever-de-Rustan, partially rebuilt, provides an archite..
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 shows documents illustrating his life and career. For example, the prestigious Polytechnique, the Great War, the French Academy, the armchair where he passed away in 1..
70 chemin de Mauhourat F - 65000 Tarbes
In a park shaded by cedar and magnolia trees, a set of elegant detached houses which date from the First Empire constitute the cradle of the "tarbais", an Anglo-Arab horse much appreciated by the hussars. An old rehabilitated stable now hou..
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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 ..
Set in a building dating from the 1930s, Hotel La Croix Blanche is ideally located in the historic centre of Tarbes, close to the many shops, restaurants and cultural hot-spots. You can choose to go walking through this pleasant region of south-west..
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..
10 cours Gambetta 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.
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.
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.
2ter route de Lourdes F - 65000 Tarbes
2 ter rte 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 con..