Leucate

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GEOGRAPHIC INFORMATION

 Tourism, holiday & travel in Leucate
TownLeucate
Insee code11202
Postcode11370
Latitude42.9103039
Longitude3.0281630
AltitudeFrom 0 to 70 meters
Surface23.55 km²
Population4093 inhabitants
Density173 inhabitants/km²

CLOSEST CITIES & TOWNS

National labelsLa Franqui at 2.5 km
Chief townCarcassonne (at 88 km, 53 min)Fitou at 4.5 km
DepartmentAudeCaves at 4.7 km
RegionLanguedoc-RoussillonSearch another town

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TOWN PRESENTATION

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.


SIGHTSEEING

  • 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.
Detailed information
TransportTrain station of Leucate-la-Franqui
Information pointsTourist Office of Leucate
Leisure centresAquatic Park Aqualand Port Leucate,   Beach Le Grau de Leucate,   Beach Leucate Barcarès,   Beach Ulysse - Port Leucate,   Beach naturiste,   Beach of La Franqui,   Beach of Leucate,   Cave of the Fées,   Marina Adhoc,   Marina Leucate
MonumentsFort of Leucate,   Lighthouse of the Cap Leucate
Natural sitesCape Leucate

EVENTS AND CELEBRATIONS

  • The World Wind: meets annually and the best kite funboardeurs the moment. Stage of the championship. Period: Easter.
  • Sol y Fiesta: village festival. Street performances take place during three nights. Day, bandas, tapas and entertainment. Period: Ascension.
  • Voice of Stars: festival of film dubbing, film preview, lecture, debate. Period: All Saints holidays.

ATTRACTIONS, LEISURES AND ACTIVITES AROUND

  • Leucate is located in the heart of an area rich in tourist sites to visit:
  • The Cathar castles and the gorges of Galamus.
  • The city of Carcassonne.
  • Fortress Salses.
  • The African reserve Sigean.
  • Abbey Lagrasse.
  • Fontfroide Abbey.
Leisure activities
NameType of activityPriceTown
Introduction to waterski or wakeboardSports sensations19 €Le Barcarès (8.2 km)
Waterskiing, wakeboarding, tubingSports sensations16 €Le Barcarès (12.9 km)
Maiden flight and introductory microlight flightSports sensationsFrom 50 € to 270 €Torreilles (22 km)
Game fishing off the Canet-en-Roussillon coastSports sensationsFrom 450 € to 4800 €Canet-en-Roussillon (23 km)
Canyoning or rafting in AudeSports sensations28 €Canet-en-Roussillon (24 km)

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PHOTOS

Stroll along the cliffsStroll along the cliffs
 
Flora of the cliffFlora of the cliff
House downtown LeucateHouse downtown Leucate
 
The old telegraphThe old telegraph
Flamingos on the Salses-LeucateFlamingos on the Salses-Leucate
 
Canigou in the distance rising to 2784 mCanigou in the distance rising to 2784 m
Landscapes and walking around LeucateLandscapes and walking around Leucate
 
In furrows of the shepherd, variant SeaIn furrows of the shepherd, variant Sea
cliffcliff
 
Redoubt High FranquiRedoubt High Franqui
La Franqui view of the cliffLa Franqui view of the cliff
 
The beach of La FranquiThe beach of La Franqui
The world's wind in April in La FranquiThe world's wind in April in La Franqui
  

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WEATHER

Thursday 24 April
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Min. 13°C - Max. 21°C
Friday 25 April
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Min. 11°C - Max. 15°C
Saturday 26 April
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Min. 8°C - Max. 19°C

RESTAURANTS

 
Mexican restaurantEl Rancho Rivesaltes   NEW
Rivesaltes
A TRIP TO MEXICO - In the heart of Roussillon Commercial Centre Cap (A9 exit number 3, direction Barcarès) opposite the Mega CGR Rivesaltes, your El Rancho restaurant offers privacy...
Located 17.9 km from Leucate28 € per person 

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BED & BREAKFASTS

 
House with 3 bedroomsLes maisons de monsieur pierre    
9.9
Leucate
Take a break in Leucate. In the Department of Aude, on the seaside of the Mediterranean Sea, Monique and Pierre will welcome you all year around in their B&B. 2 accommodations on location...
Located in LeucateFrom 65 € to 95 € the double room 
Villa with 4 bedroomsLe petit colombier    
9.8
La Palme
- Welcome to Petit Colombier, hotels in La Palme, typical Mediterranean village between Sigean and Leucate near Port La Nouvelle. Our house is located in the heights of the village...
Located 8.1 km from LeucateFrom 50 € to 60 € the double room 
House with 2 bedroomsLa Rassada Eco B&B    
10
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Feuilla
Ideally located between the mountains and sea to discover the Cathar castles, hike and enjoy the beautiful beaches within 20 min. 'La Rassada' offers 2 bedrooms in a beautiful renovated...
Located 9.9 km from Leucate100 € the double room 

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VACATION RENTALS

 
House for 6 personsMaison de vacances à Leucate Village
Leucate
Recent construction of 90 m² on a lot laid out on the side of a slope with a view on the sea, in a pleasant and quiet environment. Behind the house is an attractive area where you can...
Located in LeucateFrom 700 € to 1100 € per week 
Apartment for 6 personsT2 front de mer à La Franqui
La Franqui
Apartment T2, the first floor in gated. Hall, 1 bedroom (bed 140) with balcony overlooking courtyard, 1 cabin (bunk beds), bathroom with WC, fully equipped kitchenette, living room...
Located 2.4 km from LeucateFrom 480 € to 700 € per week 
House for 6 personsResidence la pecherie ii  
8.8
Le Barcarès
Terraced house in a quiet residence located 500 meters from the beach and within walking distance of the lake, the Casino Barrière, Aqualand, Thalasso center, cinema, close to shopping...
Located 8.1 km from LeucateFrom 260 € to 650 € per week 

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CAMPSITES

 
75 places over 5 haCamping la peiriere    
8.3
Tuchan
In the heart land of Cathar country, between sea and mountains, you will have the pleasure of enjoying this little intimate corner in the middle of preserved vegetation, where all your...
Located 25 km from LeucateFrom 14.60 € to 17.60 € per day 

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HOTELS

Residence Hôtelière Le Leukos - Hotel in LeucateResidence Hôtelière Le Leukos     
6.9
Leucate
Located in Leucate, Résidence Hôtelière Le Leukos features self-catering accommodation in a residence with outdoor swimming pool and garden with olive and palm trees. Free Wi-Fi is...
Located in LeucateRoom from 60 €
Résidence du Port - Hotel in LeucateRésidence du Port    
7.4
Leucate
Situated in Port Leucate and just 600 metres from Mediterranean beaches, Résidence du Port offers self-catering studios. The residence features an outdoor swimming pool surrounded by...
Located in LeucateRoom from 31 €
Rev'hotel - Hotel in LeucateRev'hotel     
7.7
Port-Leucate
Rev’Hotel is set on the Mediterranean coast, 200 metres from the beach and the centre of Porte-Leucate. It offers free Wi-Fi access and free private parking. Each guest rooms is air-conditioned...
Located 5.8 km from LeucateRoom from 49 €

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Inter-Hotel Espace Cite
Inter-Hotel Espace Cite is just 200 metres from the medieval city centre of Carcassonne, and 500 metres from the Midi canal, both listed sites of UNESCO's...
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