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Tarbes, France

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Tarbes is found in the Hautes-Pyrénées department in the Midi-Pyrénées region of south-western France – it is reputed to be among the oldest towns of the south west.

When you stay in a Tarbes Holiday Cottage you’ll note that it is the gateway to the Pyrenees which lie to the south. There are attractive views of the snow-capped mountains from the town and the first Pyrenean ski resorts are about half an hour drive from Tarbes.To the south of Tarbes is the pilgrimage town of Lourdes and the border with Spain.

When you rent a holiday home in Tarbes, be sure to visit the Jardin Massey - a substantial (25 acres) park dating from the 19th century - and much as you might expect to find in 19th century England. The sprinkling of statues and monuments in the park, which also features many interesting species of trees, make for a pleasant exploration. There are also 14th century cloisters in the park, as well as remains of an abbey that once stood here.

Another park to take in when you stay in a Tarbes Holiday Gite is the Parc Bel Air - above all for its view of the mountains. Tarbes also enjoys a microclimate enabling palm trees to grow in the town centre - you will also notice a surprising number of fountains as you explore Tarbes. Most of these are from the 19th century heyday of the town.

Other sites of interest when you stay in self-catering accommodation in Tarbes include the Cathedral Notre Dame de la Sede and the small museum dedicated to wartime deportation and resistance in the region. There is also a museum dedicated to the Marshall Foch – a hero of the First World War, it is also a listed National Monument of France.

The Napoleonic Haras (horse breeding and training) centre also plays an important role in Tarbes - as it has for the last 200 years.

Just 17 kilometres away is beautiful, spiritual Lourdes, nestling in the foothills of the Pyrenean mountains. It’s the largest pilgrimage site in the world with over five million visitors each year.

The Gare de Tarbes railway station offers direct connections with Paris, Bordeaux, Toulouse, Bayonne and several regional destinations. The TGV runs a direct line to Tarbes from Paris.The A64 motorway connects Tarbes with Bayonne and Toulouse. Allow a full-day’s drive if you intend to drive from France’s northern ferry ports.  Tarbes is also served by the small Tarbes-Lourdes-Pyrenees Airport – Ryanair flies into the airport form London, and BMI baby flies from Manchester.

The local climate is typical of a continental region: summer temperatures peak at around 28°C, and the area is mainly sunny all year round. In the winter temperatures drop considerably, but strong winds are rare.

 

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Languedoc Villa with Private Swimming Pool and Stunning Views - The Beautiful Corbières region

Languedoc Villa with Private Swimming Pool and Stunning Views - The Beautiful Corbières region

Weekly Rental: EUR 700 to EUR 2450

10 sleeps

Villa Corbières is a charming, stone villa with a peaceful private garden located in the beautiful Corbières region in

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Beautiful Holiday Gite in village of Salles, near Cordes-Sur-Ciel - Maison sans Tourelle

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Weekly Rental: EUR 900 to EUR 1500

8 sleeps

Maison sans Tourelle is a holiday gîte with pool in south west France which can sleep 8 people comfortably. The

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Quality Three/Four Bedroom Holiday Farmhouse in Broc, Loire Valley

Quality Three/Four Bedroom Holiday Farmhouse in Broc, Loire Valley

Weekly Rental: GBP to GBP

8 sleeps

This lovely holiday home is a three/four-bedroom detached farmhouse with many period features offering quality

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Newly Converted Traditional Farmhouse in the Village of Castanet, Tarn-et-Garonne - Clauzel

Newly Converted Traditional Farmhouse in the Village of Castanet, Tarn-et-Garonne - Clauzel

Weekly Rental: GBP 750 to GBP 1250

6 sleeps

Clauzel is a newly converted traditional farmhouse for up to 6 people. With stunning views the house sits high on a

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Beautiful Brand New Mountain Chalet with Superb views over Morzine - Chalet Soleil d’Or

Beautiful Brand New Mountain Chalet with Superb views over Morzine - Chalet Soleil d’Or

Weekly Rental: EUR 2730 to EUR 5200

8 sleeps

Chalet Soleil d’Or has just been built specifically for AliKats. It sleeps 8 people in 4 bedrooms and 4 bathrooms and

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Late booking offer 15% discount

Late booking offer 15% discount

Late booking offer 15% discount for start dates within 4 weeks

8 au 13 JUILLET CINQ NUITS

8 au 13 JUILLET CINQ NUITS

TARIF D'EXCEPTION CHALET COMPLET jusque 15 personnes 195 € à régler au réceptionniste, non compris dans location

Extended stay

Extended stay

Special rates for extended stays November to March. Please contact owners for details

Discount for two week booking

Discount for two week booking

£50 discount on second week when booking two weeks

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