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Casteil tourism and travel guide

Photo of Casteil in Pyrenees-Orientales

Photo is of Mount Canigou at 5 km from Casteil

Visit Casteil: highlights and tourist information

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Casteil is situated in the Pyrenees-Orientales department and Languedoc-Roussillon region (now part of the Occitanie region), in the south of France at 45 kilometres from Perpignan, the department capital (general information: Casteil is 703 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Mount Canigou at 5 km and Villefranche-de-Conflent at 7 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Casteil, 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 Casteil 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 Casteil


Markets in and near Casteil

  • Prades: market Tuesday (10km)
  • Amelie-les-Bains-Palalda: market Thursday (24km)
  • Ille-sur-Tet: market Wednesday & Friday (25km)
  • Ceret: market Saturday (30km)
  • Millas: market Tuesday & Thursday (30km)
  • Thuir: market Saturday (32km)
  • Le Boulou: market Thursday (36km)
  • Toulouges: market Tuesday & Friday (39km)
  • Quillan: market Wednesday & Saturday (42km)
  • Perpignan: market Every day (45km)

More information about Casteil, Languedoc-Roussillon

Tourist attractions near Casteil, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

  • Villefranche-de-Conflent enceinte / fort (Vauban fortifications) (7km)
  • Mont-Louis citadelle (Vauban fortifications) (22km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Pyrenees Catalanes (21km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye Saint Martin du Canigou (Casteil) (2km)
  • Eglise de Sainte-Marie (Corneilla-de-Conflent) (4km)
  • Abbaye Saint Michel de Cuixa (Codalet) (6km)
  • Eglise de Sainte Marie de Marcevol (Arboussols) (17km)
  • Prieuré de Serrabone (Boule-d'Amont) (17km)
  • Chapelle de Casenoves (Ille-sur-tet) (24km)
  • Chapel Saint-Martin de Fenollar (Maureillas-las-Illas) (35km)
  • Eglise de Saint Michel (Saint-Genis-des-fontaines) (43km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Pic du Canigou (5km)
  • Réserve naturelle régionale de Nyer (10km)
  • Gorges de la Fou (19km)
  • Orgues d'Ille-sur-Tet (24km)
  • Pic de Fontfrède (31km)
  • Lac du Bouillouses (33km)
  • Lac des Bouillouses (33km)
  • Gorges de Galamus (35km)
  • Gorges de la Pierre-Lys (37km)
  • Fontaine Intermittente de Fontestorbes (56km)

Towns of Art and history


Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Casteil

Canton: Prades

Arrondissement: Prades

Department: Pyrenees-Orientales

Region: Languedoc-Roussillon

New region: Occitanie

Postcode: 66820

Distance to Casteil

from Perpignan (prefecture): 45 km

from Paris: 703 km

from Calais: 937 km

from Nice: 417 km

from Bordeaux: 350 km

from Strasbourg: 791 km

Getting here

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

We have 9 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Corneilla-de-Conflent, Fillols, Fuilla, Mount Canigou, Py, Sahorre, Serdinya, Taurinya and Vernet-les-Bains.

This page in French: Visiter Casteil

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