Leucate is a real common plural, the singularity appears. It is the gateway to the Regional Natural Park of Narbonne in the Mediterranean.
This former island became peninsula today is still the center of a marine environment, nestled between its 16 km of Mediterranean coastline and 31 km from the shores of ponds, channels, islands and basins port. Leucate consists of four distinct urban entities between which extend three large protected natural areas, of great interest.
Activities close to nature which are the main resources of the municipality:
Viticulture, almost a century of tradition. Grapes, sun, soil, three major ingredients to create exceptional products.
Fishing and oyster farming, tradition again, if the first few difficulties, shellfish are booming, and many healthy eaters who pay homage to the oyster leucatoise.
Olives, almonds and honey production is just enough to feed the hungry and friends Leucatois tourists.
Leucate-range and large sandy beach for relaxation.
Trails Leucate two trails:
In the furrows of the vineyard, a 7 km loop.
In the furrows of the shepherd: a 5 km loop with a variation along the cliff 2 km with a remarkable view of the coastline.
The pond Leucate covering half the surface of the joint has a certain ecological richness and landscape, but also very fragile incentive to protect it: it is a listed site ZNIEFF (Fauna Natural Area of Interest and Flora).
The set of dominant Leucate three urban areas that surround it, is a listed site. Some plants outstanding or very few have found refuge and some 300,000 birds of a hundred different species passing through or staying.
The range of Coussoules: a natural Natura 2000, protected and only on the coast. The sand runs particularly his rug tan lovers who discover yachting paradise here. This huge wild beach attracts every year more and more visitors looking for the sense of freedom it provides.