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Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Hautes-Pyrénées

Arreau - Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Hautes-Pyrénées

Nestling in the heart of the Bigorre area between Col d'Aspin and Col Peyresourde mountain passes at the confluence of the Neste d'Aure and Neste du Louron rivers, the pleasant village of Arreau forms a beautiful group of buildings: period homes like the Maison des Lys and Château des Nestes, the covered market and pretty old slate-roofed houses.

Not to be missed: the local farmers' market that takes places every Thursday morning in the covered market.

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The confluence of the Aure and Louron valleys at the foot of Col d'Aspin, iconic route taken by the Tour de France, Arreau lies at the heart of the Hautes- Pyrenees. Rich in heritage, one of its gastronomic specialties is the Cake brooch.

Labeled since 2008, the valleys of Aure and Louron with Arreau as historic capital " of art and history Country", actively participate in the recovery and heritage mediation.

Things to see and do

The village plan will allow you to travel the circuit to discover historical heritage: Maison des Lys, Chapel St. Exupere ... Within the castle where Nestes installed Office of Tourism, Museum of Cagots awaits your visit. Finally, after hiking around the village, just watch the amazing spectacle of diurnal and nocturnal raptors.

Places of interest

Information points
Leisure centres

Events and festivities

Go against local producers market Arreau village throughout the year Thursday morning.

The local festival is held annually the second weekend of June.

The festival not to miss? Day Cake Pin! Attend the manufacture of very special to accompany this delicious pastry cream, ice cream or sorbet ... Many events with gourmet market.

Large Market


The Town Hall Square
The Town Hall Square
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The banks of the Nest of Louron
The banks of the Nest of Louron
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Arreau, confluence of the Nestes: valleys of Aure and Louron
Arreau, confluence of the Nestes: valleys of Aure and Louron
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The village
The village
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The Pyrenees volerie
The Pyrenees volerie
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Visits, leisure and activities nearby

Many sports can be enjoyed around Arreau: rafting, climbing, hiking, paragliding, archery, mountain biking, cycling, downhill scooter ... skiing, dog sledding, snowshoeing ...

There are many sites to discover: Lakes Reserve Néouvielle inhabited a unique flora and fauna in the Pyrenees, the Pic du Midi, which culminates at 2877 m, Cirque de Gavarnie, Lourdes, Spain ...


Bed & breakfasts

Vacation rentals



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