Leucate tourism and travel guide

Photo of Leucate in Aude

Visit Leucate: highlights and tourist information

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France This Way comment: The resort at Leucate is one of the liveliest and most interesting along the Languedoc coast

Important note

This page features a summary of highlights that you might like to explore near Leucate. For detailed visitor information see the Leucate travel guide.

Leucate is situated in the Aude department and Languedoc-Roussillon region (now part of the Occitanie region), in the south of France at 64 kilometres from Carcassonne, the department capital (general information: Leucate is 663 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Fort de Salses at 12 km and Port-la-Nouvelle at 12 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Leucate, France: places to visit and attractions

Some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Leucate in Occitanie.

Note that all distances below are 'direct' and real driving distances will be greater!


... or see ALL recommended places to visit in Aude

Map of places to visit near Leucate

Markets in and near Leucate

Market days in Leucate: seasonal market: Saturday & Monday & Wednesday & Thursday;

  • Leucate: market Saturday & Monday & Wednesday & Thursday - seasonal market only (0km)
  • Port-la-Nouvelle: market Saturday - seasonal market only (12km)
  • Port-la-Nouvelle: market Wednesday (12km)
  • Le Barcares: market Monday - seasonal market only (13km)
  • Le Barcares: market Wednesday & Sunday & Friday (13km)
  • Sigean: market Tuesday & Friday (14km)
  • Saint-Laurent-de-la-Salanque: market Thursday & Sunday (15km)
  • Rivesaltes: market Monday (20km)
  • Gruissan: market every day except Thursday (23km)
  • Canet-en-Roussillon: market Tuesday & Thursday (23km)

More information about Leucate, Languedoc-Roussillon

Tourist attractions near Leucate, France

Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Leucate.

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Enserune (45km)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Narbonnaise en Méditerranée (27km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye de Fontfroide (Narbonne) (26km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame des Anges (Cabestany) (26km)
  • Eglise de Saint Michel (Saint-Genis-des-fontaines) (42km)
  • Chapelle de Casenoves (Ille-sur-tet) (42km)
  • Prieuré de Serrabone (Boule-d'Amont) (50km)
  • Eglise de Sainte Marie de Marcevol (Arboussols) (51km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Étang de Leucate (7km)
  • Forêt de Fontfroide (25km)
  • Étang de Canet-Saint-Nazaire (27km)
  • Gouffre de l'Œil Doux (34km)
  • Orgues d'Ille-sur-Tet (42km)
  • Gorges de Galamus (45km)
  • Gorges de l'Orbieu (45km)
  • Etangs du Bagnas (60km)

Towns of Art and history

Zoo and/or wildlife park


Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Leucate

Canton: Sigean

Arrondissement: Narbonne

Department: Aude

Region: Languedoc-Roussillon

New region: Occitanie

Postcode: 11370

Distance to Leucate

from Carcassonne (prefecture): 64 km

from Paris: 663 km

from Calais: 898 km

from Nice: 354 km

from Bordeaux: 359 km

from Strasbourg: 729 km

Getting here

For driving distances to Leucate from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 2 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Caves and Fitou.

This page in French: Visiter Leucate