In this part of Beam when you enter the valley of Ossau you will surely appear as one of the most endearing if only you go to discover the variety of its landscapes and its heritage.
Arudy Gate Valley of Ossau: Busy last 11 000 years by human Pyrenean Arudy extends the center of an ancient glacial basin, home of the first core habitat of the valley of Ossau. The village Aruri Eruri or mentioned during the 13th century takes its final name of Arudy in the late Middle Ages.
The plan of the old city: It is known from a register established in the 18th century during a trial, which gives, for the years 1775-1776, the axes of urban development on the eve of the Revolution, development begun in the twelfth-thirteenth centuries, revealing for the first time the existence of a parish and the city name "Eruri" (originally Euskarian). The modern cadastre early 19th century show that the central structure of the city has changed little since the Middle Ages.
The current city was built over the centuries, and the architecture of its streets and houses tells the story of its development, the Middle Ages to today.
Open to both the foothills and mountains, it offers a typical and remarkable scenery, various avenues of discovery in the history of the valley and its cultural heritage through the House of Ossau and routes that it offers.
It is a resort for relaxation and rest. Administrative and commercial center, has Arudy all shops and services essential for a pleasant stay.