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A weekend in Tarbes

Choosing to stay in Tarbes, you are guaranteed your fair share of surprises and new discoveries.
In two days, our charming town can provide you everything you need, to be sure to leave with a smile on your face!

Musée Massey


Musée Massey is at the centre of Massey Gardens and exhibits two major collections in the former Moorish-style residence of famous botanist Placide Massey with an observation tower overlooking the Pyrenees, for an unmissable photo opportunity!


The Haras de Tarbes


A guided tour of this exceptional place is absolutely unmissable while you’re staying here.
This eight-hectare estate was created by Napoleon in 1806, and it is the birthplace of the Anglo-Arabian breed. All the secrets of this stud farm will be revealed to you…

Tarbes en tourisme - Office du tourisme - Hautes-Pyrénées - Visite du haras de Tarbes


In the great outdoors


Alone or with your family, come and have some fun at the foot of the Pyrenees and browse our list of recommended leisure activities for an action-packed stay here guaranteed. Walks or leisure activities, come and get some exercise and fresh air in the great outdoors!


What are we doing tonight in Tarbes?


The artistic and cultural scene of Tarbes is full of entertainment and outings
with something for everyone in these creative and show venues that are well worth a visit…

Here, there’s always something going on, all year long!
Enjoy some quality time with friends, have a good laugh at a show,
go to one of our festivals, dance, …
Stop by to see us, we will advise you to make sure you have a great evening out!


Fancy eating out?


Depending on the season and what you feel like eating, whether you have come as a family or as a couple, you are guaranteed to find a restaurant in Tarbes that suits you!
Welcome to south-west France!
Treat yourselves to our specialities


Where are we staying tonight?


For an overnight stay, a weekend or a great holiday,
it’s always a good idea to stay in Tarbes,
the ideal base camp for exploring all the Pyrenean valleys.
Browse our selection of accommodation, you are guaranteed to find what you are looking for!


Go to an exhibition


Painters, sculptors and photographers… all kinds of artists flock to Tarbes thanks to the ideal scenery for their artworks, that visitors are always delighted to discover.

Here is our selection of eclectic exhibition venues.

Added bonus


Take your explorations a little further afield…

How about the surrounding area of Tarbes?

You’ll be able to explore the major sights of the Pyrenees such as Lourdes, Gavarnie and the Pic du Midi, classified ‘Grands Sites Occitanie- Sud de France’. If the superb, unique views leave you speechless, here are some key words to write on your postcards:
magnificent, hospitality, favourite, we’ll be back!