Caixas tourism and travel guide

Photo of Caixas in Pyrenees-Orientales

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.

Below you can see some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Caixas in Occitanie.

Popular places to visit nearby include Castelnou at 4 km and Ille-sur-Tet at 11 km.

Caixas, France: places to visit and attractions

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



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


at 11 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Ille-sur-Tet guide


at 12 km (direction south-east)

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

See Ceret guide


at 14 km (direction south-south-west)

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

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 the bottom...

See Gorges de la Fou guide


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

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

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 of...

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 royal...

See Perpignan Palace of Kings of Majorca guide


at 22 km (direction west)

Prades makes a pleasant detour when you are exploring the valleys of...

See Prades guide


at 22 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Perpignan guide


at 24 km (direction east)

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

See Elne guide


at 25 km (direction west-north-west)

If you are wanting a spa break in the Pyrenees mountains 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, then the energetic...

See Prats de Mollo la Preste guide


Most Beautiful Village at 26 km (direction west)

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

See Villefranche-de-Conflent guide

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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

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


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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