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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Founded: 19th century
Category: Miscellaneous historic sites in France

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Ildikó Králik (4 months ago)
Very nice park with interesting museum
Paul Bain (6 months ago)
Calm, beautiful formal gardens with plenty of benches dotted around along formal paths that criss-cross the manicured gardens - some shady, some in full sun. When we visited, there was a Tango festival going on and even in the afternoon there were couples dancing a gentle tango beside a pop up cafe bar. Definitely a place to spend time if you find yourself in Tarbes. Worth knowing that you're requested to keep to the paths, and in particular, dogs are definitely not welcome on the grass!
Anouar Razzouk (6 months ago)
If you are a botanist, tranquility seeker, literature lover, a jogger or just a loafer, this is your haven.
Kansala Wanuntho (8 months ago)
If you love trees & greenery, you'd love it here. There were some peacocks, ducks, pigeons. A really good spots to come with family, couples.
Chongcharoen Sornkaew (9 months ago)
Lovely park with a museum, drink place, pergola, vegetation, big trees and peacocks. Very pleasant to browse around.
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