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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
Population133 inhabitants
Density4 inhabitants/km²
PrefecturePerpignan (58 km, 1h01)
Insee code66043
IntercommunalityCC Conflent-Canigou
DepartmentPyrénées-Orientales
TerritoryLanguedoc-Roussillon, Pyrenees
RegionOccitanie

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)
Catllar16.2 km (21 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.

Detailed information

Pablo Casals Festival
A prestigious chamber music festivalFrom 24 july to 13 august 2017

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

Tuesday 23 may
Min. 7°C - Max. 23°C
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Wednesday 24 may
Min. 10°C - Max. 26°C
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Thursday 25 may
Min. 10°C - Max. 25°C
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Visits, leisure and activities nearby

Leisure activities

Last nameActivity typeRateCity
Visit an old-style artisan baker and biscuit-maker
Arts and CraftsFreeVernet-les-Bains (1.8 km)
Tour of the Canalettes caves
Nature and the great outdoors6 € to 10 € Villefranche-de-Conflent (6.6 km)
Renting an electric ATV at the Col de La Llose
Nature and the great outdoors10 € to 32 € La Llagonne (21 km)
Introduction to laser biathlon
Sports sensations33 € to 36 € La Llagonne (22 km)
Horse ride in the mountains
Nature and the great outdoors15 € to 65 € Matemale (24 km)

Outings

Last nameOuting typeDifficultyDurationDeparture municipality
Along the Bohère Canal
HikeEasy1h30Prades (10 km)
The Lakes of Nohèdes
HikeAthletic7h30Nohèdes (13.3 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

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