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Photo is of Castelnou at 4 km from Caixas

Visit Caixas: highlights and tourist information

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Caixas is situated in the Pyrenees-Orientales department and Occitanie region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Castelnou at 4 km and Ille-sur-Tet at 11 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Caixas, 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 Caixas in Occitanie.

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

Castelnou

Castelnou

Most Beautiful Village at 4 km (direction north-north-east)

The picturesque village of Castelnou, overlooked by a castle, is one of...

See Castelnou guide
Ille-sur-Tet

Ille-sur-Tet

at 11 km (direction north-north-west)

Here in Ille-sur-Tet it is the remarkable rock formations on...

See Ille-sur-Tet guide
Ceret

Ceret

at 12 km (direction south-east)

Ceret has an extensive historic town centre and a Picasso Museum...

See Ceret guide
Arles-sur-Tech

Arles-sur-Tech

at 14 km (direction south-south-west)

The main highlight in Arles-sur-Tech is the Benedictine Abbey and...

See Arles-sur-Tech guide
 
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Gorges de la Fou

Gorges de la Fou

at 15 km (direction south-south-west)

In the Gorges de la Fou you can walk along...

See Gorges de la Fou guide
Eus

Eus

Most Beautiful Village at 20 km (direction west-north-west)

The steep streets of Eus re very lovely to explore -...

See Eus guide
Mount Canigou

Mount Canigou

at 20 km (direction west-south-west)

Although not very high, Mont Canigou dominates the landscape and culture...

See Mount Canigou guide
Perpignan Palace of Kings of Majorca

Perpignan Palace of Kings of Majorca

Castle at 21 km (direction east-north-east), in the Pyrenees-Atlantiques department

The Palace of Kings of Majorca is an imposing fortress and...

See Perpignan Palace of Kings of Majorca guide
Prades

Prades

at 22 km (direction west)

Prades makes a pleasant detour when you are exploring...

See Prades guide
Perpignan

Perpignan

at 22 km (direction east-north-east)

Those looking for a traditional French town with interesting sites...

See Perpignan guide
Elne

Elne

at 24 km (direction east)

Elne is a quiet town, with the cathedral cloisters among the highlights...

See Elne guide
Molitg-les-Bains

Molitg-les-Bains

at 25 km (direction west-north-west)

If you are wanting a spa break in the...

See Molitg-les-Bains guide
Prats de Mollo la Preste

Prats de Mollo la Preste

at 26 km (direction south-west)

In Prats-de-Mollo you will enjoy exploring the historic centre,...

See Prats de Mollo la Preste guide
Villefranche-de-Conflent

Villefranche-de-Conflent

Most Beautiful Village at 26 km (direction west)

Villefranche-de-Conflent is a fascinating place to explore, with a fortified...

See Villefranche-de-Conflent guide

... or see ALL recommended places to visit in Pyrenees-Orientales

Map of places to visit near Caixas

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Markets in and near Caixas

  • Thuir: market Saturday (8km)
  • Ille-sur-Tet: market Wednesday & Friday (11km)
  • Ceret: market Saturday (12km)
  • Amelie-les-Bains-Palalda: market Thursday (12km)
  • Millas: market Tuesday & Thursday (12km)
  • Le Boulou: market Thursday (14km)
  • Toulouges: market Tuesday & Friday (16km)
  • Prades: market Tuesday (21km)
  • Perpignan: market Every day (21km)
  • Elne: market Wednesday & Friday (24km)

More information about Caixas, Languedoc-Roussillon

Tourist attractions near Caixas, France

What to do at Caixas? Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Caixas.

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

  • Villefranche-de-Conflent enceinte / fort (Vauban fortifications) (26km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Pyrenees Catalanes (45km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Prieuré de Serrabone (Boule-d'Amont) (8km)
  • Chapelle de Casenoves (Ille-sur-tet) (11km)
  • Chapel Saint-Martin de Fenollar (Maureillas-las-Illas) (14km)
  • Eglise de Sainte Marie de Marcevol (Arboussols) (17km)
  • Eglise de Saint Michel (Saint-Genis-des-fontaines) (20km)
  • Abbaye Saint Michel de Cuixa (Codalet) (23km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame des Anges (Cabestany) (24km)
  • Abbaye Saint Martin du Canigou (Casteil) (24km)
  • Eglise de Sainte-Marie (Corneilla-de-Conflent) (25km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Orgues d'Ille-sur-Tet (11km)
  • Gorges de la Fou (15km)
  • Pic de Fontfrède (16km)
  • Pic du Canigou (20km)
  • Étang de Canet-Saint-Nazaire (28km)
  • Gorges de Galamus (33km)
  • Réserve naturelle régionale de Nyer (34km)
  • Paulilles (37km)
  • Étang de Leucate (39km)
  • Réserve naturelle nationale de Cerbère-Banyuls (41km)
  • Gorges de l'Orbieu (47km)
  • Gorges de la Pierre-Lys (48km)

Towns of Art and history

 
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Geography and distances

Caixas is in the south of France at 22 kilometres from Perpignan, the department capital (general information: Caixas is 698 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Caixas

Canton: Thuir

Arrondissement: Perpignan

Department: Pyrenees-Orientales

Region: Languedoc-Roussillon

New region: Occitanie

Postcode: 66300

Distance to Caixas

from Perpignan (prefecture): 22 km

from Paris: 698 km

from Calais: 932 km

from Nice: 392 km

from Bordeaux: 362 km

from Strasbourg: 775 km

Getting here

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

We have 11 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Boule-d'Amont, Calmeilles, Camelas, Casefabre, Castelnou, Llauro, Montauriol, Oms, Prunet-et-Belpuig, Saint-Marsal and Torderes.

This page in French: Visiter Caixas

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