Leucate is a uniquely situated friendly traditional French village and is the ideal
place to spend a brilliant holiday. The beautiful wide sandy Mediterranean beach
is 10 mins walk or cycle ride.away.
Leucate is renowned for it’s water sports, therefore there are many activities locally
and places of interest to visit within 2 hours drive. such as Barcelona, Collioure,
Carcassonne, Narbonne, Perpignan or Font Romeu. A short walk from our villa in Leucate
you will find lots of restaurants and cafes (at least 10), all differing in style,
ranging from reasonably priced to high-end cuisine. They provide a range of local
specialities such as the local fish, fruits de mer, tapas, oysters and moules et
There are also many shops in Leucate village including a supermarket, several boulangerie,
boutiques, gift shops, newsagents, delicatessen, butchers and a twice weekly market.
Most importantly for all wine lovers the village has various wine shops and the village
winery (Cave co operative) offering a wide selection of quality local wines at great
prices. Wine tasting is always on offer.
A short stroll will take you to the village’s historic chateau which has dramatic
views of the vast Leucate Etang and its oyster beds,it is brilliant for a picnic.
Alternatively you can take a short walk along the falaise (the cliffs tops) towards
the light house and on to the next village of Le Franqui, on the walk you will be
amazed by the spectacular views of the beaches, cliffs and headland.
If you follow the coast road you will arrive at Leucate Plage and Port Leucate with
magnificent views of the Pyrenees Mountains.
Leucate Plage has wide sandy beaches, which are sheltered by the cliffs and served
by 3 local restaurants. This is a great place to sample the plate du jour at lunch
time or relax by the Mediterranean sea with your favourite book.
Port Leucate is a marina which has clothes shops, souvenir shops and a market once
a week.This is an ideal place to stop and have a coffee while watching the coming
and goings of the numerous yachts.
Just off the costal road are the Oyster Sheds where you can sample the famous local
oysters and mussels, fresh from the lake, with a glass of Leucate rose, a local delicacy
not to be missed. All within easy reach of Leucate Village