Discover Tarbes

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Tarbes is a city located in the Midi-Pyrenees region of Southern France. It has a population of over 40,000 and is just an hour away from the Spanish border. The city is known for its thermal springs and its 18th century architecture.

When visiting Tarbes, be sure to explore some of the local attractions such as Sainte Marie Cathedral, which dates back to the 13th century; La Garrigue Botanical Garden and Zoo with over 80 species of plants and animals; or enjoy panoramic views from Grand Place's bell tower.
For relaxation, visitors can take advantage of the therapeutic hot springs at Les Thermes de Tarbes or take a leisurely stroll along the picturesque streets in old downtown district. Those seeking an adventure can partake in activities like white water rafting or skiing on the slopes near Pic du Midi de Bigorre mountain range.
No matter what type of experience you're looking for, there's something for everyone in Tarbes!