Part of the marine lake of Salses-Leucate comes into the scope of the approach aiming the conservation and preservation of spacies of wild birds, fauna and flora, classified « Natura 2000 ». It offers to the species concerned a living space where they can reproduce, hibernate, rest.

With a surface of 5400 ha, our marine lake is the second biggest lagoon of the Languedoc-Roussillon.

Connected with the sea by 3 artificial channels, presenting an average depth of 2 m, the marine lake is, therefore, little or not concerned by the phenomena of filling or asphyxiation of waters which know other inner seas.

The pine forest in the Lido district, between marine lake and Mediterranean Sea, invites young and less young to stretch their limbs and get a big breath of fresh air. This jogging trail (2 256 m) is made up of numerous, 100 to 280 m spaced obstacles that permit to practice hanging, balancing, climbing, etc.

Around the marine lake Discover the authentic fisherman’s housing, located in border of the marine lake There is still some thatch roofed (reeds) sheds remaining on the small beach in the north of the residence « l’Ile des Pêcheurs », in the district of Coudalère, as well as a reconstruction on the fishing port.

Fishermen’s village (fishing port) and the association « Velatina ». The municipality of Port-Barcarès entrusted the association « Velatina » with the site of this village between the port and the sea. Anchored for a long time in the life and the history of the BARCARES, either fishermen’s housing or Catalan boats, this place knew how to immortalize the maritime tradition. The association  » Velatina  » welcomes you in the Fishermen’s Village, reconstruction of the traditional housing and proposes you visits : of its exhibition on the lateen sail, the fishing and the sea, punctual exhibitions (paintings, photos), of the pontoon where you can admire restored lateen sailing boats.

Part of the marine lake of Salses-Leucate comes into the scope of the approach aiming the conservation and preservation of spacies of wild birds, fauna and flora, classified « Natura 2000 ». It offers to the species concerned a living space where they can reproduce, hibernate, rest.

The Pine forest

is a part of the green lungs separating the tourist units of The Pine forestLeucate and Barcarès. Property of the « Conservatoire du Littora »l since 1980, this pine forest deserves to be protected because it shelters a big ecological wealth. It is constituted by 3 landscaped and ecological very different entities..
Implanted by the man approximately 50 years ago, it is essentially planted with maritime pines and pine trees, however it also shelter exotic botanical species, sign of a former tree nursery implanted in this place.

The grey dune

The grey dune constitute a strong ecological interest. You’ll find on this space numerous characteristic botanical species among which the carnation of Catalonia, the sea grape , the everlasting of stoechas and many others.

The white dune

The white dune is the part nearest to the sea, very appreciated by the tourists because it is the sector where towels grow in summer.
This zone, very rich and very fragile, is going to be the object of an essential protection (ganivelle ) in order to preserve species such as the spurge peplis and other essential (species) for the maintain of the sand on our strongly affected beaches as the dune couch grass and the oyat.

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