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Casteil

Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Pyrénées-Orientales

Casteil - Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Pyrénées-Orientales
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Geographical information

MunicipalityCasteil
Postcode66820
Latitude42.5306179 (N 42° 31’ 50”)
Longitude2.3934040 (E 2° 23’ 36”)
AltitudeFrom 697m to 2721m
Surface area29.83 km²
Population128 inhabitants
Density4 inhabitants/km²
PrefecturePerpignan (58 km, 1h01)
Insee code66043
IntercommunalityCC du Conflent
DepartmentPyrénées-Orientales
RegionLanguedoc-Roussillon

Nearest cities & towns

Vernet-les-Bains2.9 km (5 min)
Corneilla-de-Conflent5 km (8 min)
Sahorre6.9 km (11 min)
Fillols7.3 km (13 min)
Villefranche-de-Conflent8.2 km (13 min)
Fuilla10.3 km (16 min)
Ria-Sirach11.9 km (17 min)
Py12.6 km (20 min)
Serdinya12.9 km (17 min)
Codalet13 km (18 min)
Taurinya13.5 km (21 min)
Prades13.7 km (19 min)
Escaro14.5 km (24 min)

Things to see and do

The abbey of Saint-Martin Canigou: a jewel of Romanesque art in the heart of Canigou.

The animal park Casteil: discover the bears, lions, monkeys, wallabies, yaks and other animals. Area of 20 acres, hiking distance of 3.5 km in nature.

Places of interest

Monuments
Natural sites

Events and festivities

The feast of chestnuts on the 2nd Sunday of October.

Photos

Abbaye Saint-Martin Canigou
Abbaye Saint-Martin Canigou
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Casteil Zoo: Bears
Casteil Zoo: Bears
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Zoo Casteil: Yack
Zoo Casteil: Yack
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Casteil Zoo: Lion
Casteil Zoo: Lion
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Weather

Thursday 28 may
Min. 15°C - Max. 24°C
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Friday 29 may
Min. 14°C - Max. 24°C
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Saturday 30 may
Min. 16°C - Max. 22°C
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Visits, leisure and activities nearby

Leisure activities

Last nameActivity typeRateCity
Introduction to laser biathlon
Sports sensations33 € to 36 € La Llagonne (22 km)
Horse ride in the mountains
Nature and the great outdoors14 € to 25 € Matemale (24 km)
Bathing in hot waters
Well-being13 € Llo (29 km)
Rafting, hydrospeed or canoe-raft in Aude
Sports sensations30 € to 40 € Axat (32 km)
Wine and olive oil
Local flavoursFreeMillas (33 km)

Outings

Last nameOuting typeDifficultyDurationDeparture municipality
Along the Bohère Canal
HikeEasy1h00Prades (10 km)
The Lakes of Nohèdes
HikeIntermediate4h30Nohèdes (13.4 km)
The Carança Gorges
HikeAthletic3h30Thuès-Entre-Valls (14.1 km)
Arboussols - Marcevol loop
HikeEasy2h00Arboussols (16.6 km)
The Flag (Le Drapeau)
HikeIntermediate2h00Amélie-les-Bains-Palalda (24 km)

Restaurants

Bed & breakfasts

Vacation rentals

Campsites

Hotels