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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 Occitanie region.

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

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!

Mount Canigou

Mount Canigou

at 5 km (direction east)

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

See Mount Canigou guide


Most Beautiful Village at 7 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Villefranche-de-Conflent guide


at 10 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Prades guide


at 14 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Molitg-les-Bains guide


Most Beautiful Village at 14 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Eus guide
Prats de Mollo la Preste

Prats de Mollo la Preste

at 16 km (direction south-south-east)

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 16 km (direction north-north-west)

The medieval streets in the heart of Mosset have helped it become...

See Mosset guide


at 21 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Arles-sur-Tech guide
Gorges de la Fou

Gorges de la Fou

at 21 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Gorges de la Fou guide


at 24 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Ille-sur-Tet guide


Most Beautiful Village at 27 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Castelnou guide


at 30 km (direction east)

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

See Ceret guide
Chateau de Puilaurens

Chateau de Puilaurens

Castle at 31 km (direction north-north-west), in the Aude department

Castle Puilaurens is a Cathar castle of France in a beautiful mountain...

See Chateau de Puilaurens guide
Chateau de Queribus

Chateau de Queribus

Castle at 39 km (direction north-east), in the Aude department

Castle Quéribus is a famous castle on the summit of a mountain...

See Chateau de Queribus guide

... 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)

Hotels near Casteil

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

Casteil is in the south of France at 45 kilometres from Perpignan, the department capital (general information: Casteil is 703 kilometres from Paris).

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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