Caixas tourism and travel guide

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Visit Caixas: highlights and tourist information

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Caixas is situated in the Pyrenees-Orientales department and Languedoc-Roussillon region (now part of the Occitanie region), in the south of France at 22 kilometres from Perpignan, the department capital (general information: Caixas is 698 kilometres from Paris).

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!


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

Map of places to visit near Caixas

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

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


Geography and distances

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