You’ll be taken aback by the charm and wealth of the town’s main sights,
by the unique atmosphere and distinctive accents on our local markets, and also by the top-quality of our major festivals!
Here are 8 good reasons to come to Tarbes and to stay for as long as possible!
Placide Massey (1777–1853), the king’s landscape gardener, donated this extraordinary garden, classified a ‘Remarkable Garden’, to Tarbes.
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…
Our local markets
The biggest farmers’ market in south west France is right here in Tarbes!
Marshal Foch's childhood home
Come and visit this house in the historic town centre of Tarbes, admire the architecture that is characteristic of the Pyrenees, and take in the special atmosphere that tells the story of its past.
The oldest monument in Tarbes, that can be recognised by its cobbled streets.
Our major events
All year round, there are some great cultural and sporting events held here, some of them even international or globally renowned!