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 Tourism, holiday & travel in Leucate
Insee code11202
AltitudeFrom 0 to 70 meters
Surface23.55 km²
Population4093 inhabitants
Density173 inhabitants/km²


National labelsLa Franqui at 4.1 km (8 min)
Chief townCarcassonne (at 88 km, 53 min)Caves at 5.4 km (8 min)
DepartmentAudePort-Leucate at 9.1 km (10 min)
RegionLanguedoc-RoussillonSearch another town


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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.
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


  • 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.


  • 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 water-skiing or wakeboardingSports sensations19 €Le Barcarès (8.2 km)
Waterskiing, wakeboarding, tubingSports sensations16 €Le Barcarès (12.8 km)
Boat and jet-ski licencesCulture and education320 €Canet-en-Roussillon (23 km)
Canyoning or rafting in AudeSports sensations28 €Canet-en-Roussillon (24 km)

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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
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



Wild, unspoilt countryside alternates with sandy beaches, lagoons, garrigue and rocky escarpments!
A spot for kitesurfing, sand yachting and windsurfing!
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Saturday 31 January
Min. 3°C - Max. 7°C
Sunday 1 February
Min. 4°C - Max. 7°C
Monday 2 February
Min. 3°C - Max. 8°C


Latino restaurantEl Rancho 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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House with 3 bedroomsLes maisons de monsieur pierre    
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    
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    
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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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 500 € to 720 € per week 
Apartment for 3 personsA louer à Barcarès  
Le Barcarès
- Apartment for 2 persons to rent Barcarès, 25 km from Perpignan, 200 m from the sea, 10 min. center and shops. Living room: sofa bed sofa bed mezzanine, linen cupboard, TV and air...
Located 9.3 km from LeucateFrom 210 € to 300 € per week 
Ground floor for 4 personsStudio dans site exceptionnel, piscine  
At the foot of the Corbières Maritimes, at the waters edge of the Mediterranean we offer a studio of 45 m², Comfortable wifi, air conditioning, swimming pool 10 x 5 x 1.10 shared with...
Located 15.9 km from LeucateFrom 550 € to 655 € per week 

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75 places over 5 haCamping la peiriere    
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 14.40 € to 17.40 € per day 

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Residence Hôtelière Le Leukos - Hotel in LeucateResidence Hôtelière Le Leukos     
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 WiFi is available....
Located in LeucateRoom from 49 €
Résidence du Port Goélia - Hotel in LeucateRésidence du Port Goélia    
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 Leucate
Rev'hotel - Hotel in LeucateRev'hotel     
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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Hotel Du Chateau
This hotel is 30 metres from the entrance of the medieval Cité de Carcassonne. It features an outdoor and indoor pool, a hot tub and a spa with hammam....
Hôtel Montmorency
Hotel Montmorency is located 30 metres from the entrance to the medieval city of Carcassonne. It offers WiFi access, a pool...
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