Le Courant d'Huchet

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Province : Landes North coast/ Landes de Gascogne Regional Natural Park

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    • The Courant d'Huchet is a watercourse that joins Lake Léon to the ocean. The lake combines the waters of many small streams. This interlacing of streams forms a wetland where the vegetation is luxuriant. It is home to a multitude of local species of animals, birds, insects, tree species and plants. This natural space is also nicknamed the "Little Amazon of the Landes" for the richness of its fauna and flora. It is classified as a Nature Reserve. To visit it, you can go down the stream during an unusual ride on the Huchet stream.

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Traveller Reviews Le Courant d'Huchet

4.5 sur 5 2442 reviews

  • Thomas Appelmans

    5 sur 5 Reviews posted by Thomas Appelmans on 02/08/2022

    Parked at the Pichelebe Bridge. We followed the signed shortest path (about 2km). It was a very hot day and the shadow of the trees was refreshing. In the middle of the route there is an observation platform providing a magnificent view on the protected area in the park. Also observe the treebark at the start of the itinerary.

  • Hanna Cerwall-Goetz

    5 sur 5 Reviews posted by Hanna Cerwall-Goetz on 23/07/2018

    Parked by the road and walked 1 km to the beach which was breathtaking. Hardly anyone there, we had so much space. There is driftwood on the beach which is nice. Swimming was a loy of fun, but not for the little ones as it got deep very soon, and the water did not pull back in the same way as on the public beaches.

  • Tracy Wilson

    5 sur 5 Reviews posted by Tracy Wilson on 08/10/2021

    This place doesn’t actually close, it’s the information place that closes. Huge lake, camping, toilets, picnic spots & lots of different walks

Traveller Reviews Le Courant d'Huchet

4.5 sur 5 403 reviews

  • "You must book for a Great Experience"

    4 / 5 Reviews posted by Kenheming (Thorne, United Kingdom) on 22/09/2019

    We enjoyed a relaxing punt across Lac Leon (you sit and a very strong rower rows you across the lake and down the river towards the Ocean and back) in a most enjoyable 2 hour exploration. Beautiful...

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  • "A glorified lake overflow stream"

    4 / 5 Reviews posted by dareddiafa (London, United Kingdom) on 22/09/2019

    Don't be put off by the queue at the office front door, you book in advance and pay on your return. if you return (joking). 6 per boat and a strong 'batelier' - boatman. The journey takes you across...

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  • "Great Experience"

    5 / 5 Reviews posted by Henning B (Schiffweiler, Germany) on 25/08/2018

    Definitely worth a visit. Our guide Tico convinced by a deep knowledge of nature and history of this place and lots of humor.

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Le Courant d'Huchet

Address

374 Rue des Berges du Lac
40550 Léon

GPS coordinates

43° 53'10.34"N, 1° 19'14.37"W

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