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  • Maison de l'étang

Leucate is a very popular seaside resort for its fabulous landscape which offers exceptional panoramas . Its cliff and its castle attract hikers from all over the world. Here you can discover vineyards and the unmissable local pond. You will particularly appreciate the detour to the Maison de l’étang, a center steeped in history.

A natural and living space in Leucate

Located on the edge of the Mediterranean, Leucate remains a very popular destination for holidays . To enjoy a real change of scenery, remember to put your suitcases in a campsite like that of Mer Sable Soleil . It offers easy access to the Maison de l’Étang . This establishment represents a space of approximately 120 m² built within the framework of the European program LIFE+LAG’Nature. Installed in the heart of the local oyster centre, it allows tourists to discover the history of the locality’s ponds. It displays a succession of natural locations that reveal ancient and modern fishing techniques. You will see exceptional landscapes. A visit to this establishment raises awareness of the issues relating to the preservation of the lagoons as well as their fauna and flora. The detour to the Maison de l’Étang allows you to learn more about oyster farming and the history of the region. This site promotes the natural heritage of the local pond. You will admire its periphery and discover the activities related to this environment.

An unmissable visit to Leucate!

The Maison de l’Étang is open for many months in a year. You can take a tour in April, May, June, September or October during the low season . You can visit it on Wednesdays, Fridays, Saturdays, Sundays and on public holidays. Meet on site in the morning between 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. You can also go there in the evening between 4 p.m. and 6 p.m. In high season , the center remains accessible every day except Tuesday . It will welcome you from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. or from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. Only groups of 10 people can go there between November and April. They must take the time to make a reservation.