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Artistic equestrian show

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The show takes place between the 24h and 29th July 2018.
With more than 300 horse and 500 performers Equestria has become renowned internationally. For each of the last 20 years, as well as the chance to meet world famous celebrities, one can enjoy the show 'La Nuit des Creations', with acrobats, tumblers, wagons... It is a unique experience where the horse is the hero and the cavalier his greatest conquest.

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From 126 € /person

  • 2 days/2 nights in hotel, B & B
  • 1 entry to the village of the Equestria festival
  • 1 entry for the gala evening 'La Nuit des Creations'

Contact Julie
to book this holiday package or receive informations

By mail By phone 33 (0)5 62 56 70 00

The strengths

  • A grand spectacle - cavalcades dressage games magic
  • Haras National the other star of the show
  • The 'La Nuit des Creations' show

Festival Equestria:

Over the 22 years of its existence Equestria has become the international reference for equestrian theatre. It is an exceptional event which has seen the development of many incredible talents and the performances of many celebrated actors. Some of greatest talents have come to Equestria.

It is now an unmissable summer event.
After the horse the Haras National (French cavalry) is the other star of the show. More than 45000 peole attend each summer in the haven of green which is the Haras, the birthplace of the Anglo-Arab race, who of course perform in the shows.

'La Nuit des Creations' sees the horses dance!
The director and choreographer of the world tour of 'Cavalia', Benjamin Aillaud, has directed the 'La Nuits des Creations' show since 2013. He is preparing a new show where the spectator is the privileged witness of incredible moments of complicity between the horses and the cavaliers.

There are 5 'La Nuit des Creations' performances under the great marquee:
24, 25, 26, 27, 28 July at 930 pm

Hotel in the very centre of Tarbes

In the very centre of Tarbes, this hotel is ideally placed for discovering all the town has to offer. The windows open either onto the Place Verdun or onto a quiet side street, there is an impeccable view over the Pyrenees, a magnificent backdrop, ever changing in colour and light. During the summer months there are many entertainments in the Place Verdun (concerts, open-air shows...). With the arrival of the warm weather it is the locals who love to linger into the evening on the terraces of the many cafes. During the day, the square echos to children's laughter as they play in the fountain, seeking to cool themselves in its shooting waters. At the hotel the welcome is friendly and you will offered lots of advice to make the most of Tarbes and its surroundings. The bedrooms are spacious, furnished with taste and perfectly soundproofed. Each morning you can take your breakfast, whether sweet or savoury, in the bright and convivial breakfast room.

Your hotel :

Has 24 bedrooms, 15 of which have air-conditioning, a breakfast room, wi-fi.

Your double room:

140 cms bed
Bathroom or shower-room
Toilets
TV
Telephone
Wifi

Tarbes and its surroundings

The living is easy and the view towards the Pyrenees is magical, this is Tarbes, the capital of Bigorre. Head towards the National Haras (cavalry museum) to discover the close relationship between the town and the horse. The Massey Gardens will surprise, a superb planned garden of over 14 hectares, it is where the locals come to meet and enjoy the shows at the band stands in summer.

You will adore

- The peaceful and beautiful Massey park - The Haras National, home of the French cavalry, the horses, saddles, the park... - The farmers market every Saturday morning in the Brauhaban market hall - The flight over the Pyrenees by helicopter or glider from the Laloubere airfield - Equestria, the artistic horse festival in July.

  • From 126 € /person - Based on 2 persons
  • From 352 € /family - Based on 2 adults + 2 children

The price includes

2 nights in hotel, B & B - 1 entry to the village of the Equestria festival - 1 entry for the gala evening 'La Nuit des Creations' - Booking fee.

The price does not include

Meals - Cancellation insurance - Local taxes.

Validity

Summer 2018
Between the 24th and 29th July
There are 5 'La Nuit des Creations' performances under the great marquee:
24, 25, 26, 27, 28 July at 930 pm.

A haven of greenery

Situated in the very centre of Tarbes, the Massey gardens which cover 14 hectares were created between 1829 and 1852 by PLacide Massey, he was an eminent naturalist and was born in Tarbes in 1777. The gardens house many rare and varies species, a walk through this garden (which is classified a 'Remarkable Garden') is to set off an a world tour of the most decorative tree species. You must visit the cloisters, the orangery and the new Massey museum.

Napoleon and the Haras

Located in very heart of the Haras National, the Equestria festival benefits from a remarkable natural and historical setting. The Haras was created by Napoleon in 1806 and is nowadays a classified historic monument, set in a French style garden of 9 hectares.