Leucate nature

Leucate, a nature destination for a successful hiking or cycling holiday !

Leucate has 18km of Mediterranean coastline as well as 31 km of rivers, lakes, channels, harbours & islands ... the ideal place for a trekking holiday !

A Peninsula nestled between the Mediterranean Sea and lake, Leucate is a unique location, ideal for nature activity holidays by the sea !

Leucate is part of the Regional Natural Park of Narbonne in the Mediterranean. Narbonne enjoys 100,000 hectares of exceptional varied sites and landscapes and allows an extremely varied observation of flora and fauna.

The cliff and the highlands of Leucate are favoured sites of the municipality. The maze of vineyards, bordered by dry stone fencing and wild almond trees is an inexhaustible source of hiking! Follow the signs along the paths of winegrowers and shepherds!
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Nature Leucate
At the foot of the steep cliff overlooking the waves you’ll find Leucate Plage and its inlets with its rich seabed. Sheltered from the whims of the wind, this is a unique place for rest, tranquillity and natural leisure for fans of diving or relaxing!

On the other side of the plateau, lies the beautiful Coussoules beach, classified Natura 2000, a genuine natural treasure where you can enjoy sand yachting on the largest hilly sloops in Languedoc Roussillon or kite surf in complete safety.

The Mediterranean, the lake of Leucate, the Corbières and the Pic du Canigou speak for themselves with their immense natural wealth and this area is THE destination for hiking and mountain biking.

You can rent bikes locally and obtain guidebooks and bike routes from the tourist office in Leucate.

The lake of Leucate hosts more than twenty oyster farmers who cultivated ‘Cap Leucate’ Oysters, flavoured with a slight nutty taste. You can sample them directly from the producers of the shellfish centers. A Gourmet break on your journey !
The Marine Lake Association invites you to discover and learn about this exceptional lake.
The Blue Flag and France Nautical resort labels are the most convincing evidence of the quality and the effort that goes into preserving the natural welfare of Leucate.

On this map you may find: bike paths & mountain bike rentals as well as information regarding the Regional Natural Park of Narbonne and the Natural Marine Park in the Gulf of Lion.