Eating in Arties

Eating in Arties

Located close to the Garona River, at more than a thousand meters of altitude, the small village of Arties forms part of the Arán valley, which was disputed by French nobles and the Aragon Crown during the Middle Ages. Do you want to know what to eat in Arties?

Arties is a small area that belongs to the municipality of the Alto (High) Arán. Its geographical location is the highest zone of the province is translated into the existence of a gastronomy from a mountain region, where the lifestyles are conditioned by the weather and some traditional activities such as the ranching and the agriculture are very important.

This is a region where soups, stews and hotpots are common. Between the most representative dishes when eating in Arties, the Olla Aranesa is probably one of the most popular. It is a stew made of legumes, vegetables and meat, thought to resist the hard weather of the region during the winter.

Regarding the meats, it is usual to eat the products that come from the lamb and cow ranching. The duck, an influence that comes from the other side of the frontier, has its own gastronomic journey in many municipalities of the valley during the autumn months. The forests from the surroundings of Arties are full of mushrooms and all kinds of berries such as strawberries, raspberries and blackberries. The pasteres are the crepe version from Aranes, one of the most famous desserts of the region.

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If you want to eat tapas in Arties you will find some great places such as Urtau, located in a square that has the same name. This is a rustic bar with wooden decoration where you will find a counter with a huge variety of pinchos. In the same square the restaurant Trébol offers filling dishes and the possibility to eat a starter in their terrace or its beautiful interior. We recommend the tortilla de patatas.

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Restaurante Urtau
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Bar Trébol

Our recommendations start with L’entrecote Genial, a restaurant where you will be able to eat a delicious Argentinean meat in Arties. It is a small but welcoming place, with a beautiful decoration.

Another one of our favorite options if La Casuca de Arties, an amazing restaurant with a highly elaborated food. The menu has starts and a great variety of dishes. The ones we liked the most? The cod timbale and the large steak.

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La Casuca de Arties
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L’entrecote Genial

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