On holiday in Leucate

Major events

Leucate has a number of major events throughout the year. In October, “Voix d’étoiles” (festival of animation film soundtracks), in May “Sol y Fiesta”, the international street theatre festival, and of course, in April, “Le mondial du vent”, which welcomes the stars of kitesurfing, windsurfing and stand-up paddle.

For food-lovers

Chez Biquet

The trendiest beach restaurant on the coast. A restaurant offering seafood and fish at lunchtime, a beach club with deckchairs and leisure in the afternoon and the perfect place to let your hair down in the evening (concerts and DJ).

Le Grand Cap

Situated on the heights near Leucate lighthouse, overlooking the sea, chef Erwan Houssin’s restaurant (1 star in the Michelin guide) has a number of surprises in store for food-lovers in a natural, unspoilt environment.

The oyster farmers’ village

The oyster farmers welcome you throughout the year for a tasting of the famous “Cap Leucate”, a cupped oyster with delicate flesh and a taste of hazelnuts, washed down by a glass of the local wine !

For sports enthusiasts

Leucate is well-known for all the board and wind sports (windsurfing, kitesurfing, paddle, sand yachting). On the lagoon, “L’île aux loisirs” offers a wide range of activities (fishing, pedalo, excursions). And if you prefer land to water, you can try mini-golf or horse-riding.


Languedoc-Roussillon has a wealth of heritage. History has left its mark throughout the region and there are many places of interest to explore. You certainly have plenty to choose from, including the fortified city of Carcassonne, Castell cathar, the palace of the Kings of Majorca in Perpignan au the cloisters in Elne , the painters’ village in Collioure , the wine region and ) and the Museum of Prehistory in Tautavel ,And Spain is just a few miles away for a visit to the Dali museum in Figueres or a tourist day-trip to the Ramblas in Barcelona.