Massey Garden

Tarbes, France

Jardin Massey is a public garden in Tarbes, France built in the 19th century by Placide Massey (1777-1853), horticulturist of the French King Louis Philippe I and previous chief of the Palace of Versailles' gardens.

The garden contains several interesting buildings such as the Musée Massey (international Hussar museum), the orangery, the cloister (bought from the abbey of Saint-Sever-de-Rustan),the School of art and ceramics.

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    Veronika Kovacsova (15 months ago)
    Great for a picnic or just a getaway to greenery
    Aura P. (16 months ago)
    Wonderful park in Tarbes. Lots of birds. Various species of ducks and other water birds. Three gorgeous male peacocks. Wide variety of trees and flowers. There is also a museum on site. Not to be missed!!
    Clifford Stanton (18 months ago)
    Wonderful relaxing place.
    Sarah Walters (2 years ago)
    A beautifully maintained public park. Wheelchair accessible. So much signage & information that it's almost like a botanical garden. Nice cafe. Super loo.
    Chris Taylor (2 years ago)
    Lovely place to visit and have a walk around. Plenty to see. Wildlife, lake, orangery with cactus and succulents, museum, park for the kids to play in, pets etc. Also a small cafe / ice cream bar.Great place to spend an hour or two.
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