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Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Pyrénées-Orientales

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

Geographical information

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

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

Natural sites

Events and festivities

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

Detailed information

Pablo Casals Festival
A prestigious chamber music festivalJuly / August 2017


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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Visits, leisure and activities nearby

Leisure activities

Last nameActivity typeRateCity
Horse ride in the mountains
Nature and the great outdoors15 € to 65 € Matemale (24 km)
Fly fishing at the heart of the Catalan Pyrenees
Nature and the great outdoors95 € to 375 € Bolquère (27 km)
Swimming in warm, sulphurous water
Well-being13 € Llo (29 km)
Visit the donkey farm
Nature and the great outdoors4 € Tordères (30 km)
Canyoning at the Gourg des Anelles (Level 2)
Sports sensations40 € Céret (30 km)


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)


Bed & breakfasts

Vacation rentals