The Region

At the foot of the Canigou

Casteil is a charming little village dominated by the famous Abbey of St Martin du Canigou located at the foot of the Canigó, and a 5-minute drive from the Vernet Les Bains thermal baths, 15 minutes from the fortified UNESCO-listed town of Villefranche-de-Conflent and its Yellow Train.

Vernet-les-Bains is a famous thermal resort with bars, shops, restaurants, and markets.

The town has inspired many artists, poets, and writers, including Rudyard Kipling, Ernest Hemingway, Hans Christian Andersen, Maillol, Matisse...

In less than fifteen minutes, you can reach Prades, a lively town with its market every Tuesday morning and its local produce market every Saturday morning. Prades is also a cultural town with its Pablo Casals music festival and the visit to its Church, among other activities.

Villefranche de Conflent, a fortified town (Vauban fortification classified as a UNESCO World Heritage Site) with all its craftsmen, the visit to its fort and caves, not to mention a unique ride on the Little Yellow Train that will take you for an unforgettable excursion in the magnificent Pyrenean mountains.

You can leisurely satisfy your desires for mountains and sea but also visit our particularly enriching sites in terms of historical, archaeological, and architectural significance. Also discover the Orgues d'Ille Sur Têt, the gorges of Carança, prehistoric heritage, Romanesque abbeys, Roussillon baroque art...

After a day, why not relax in the natural hot water baths of St Thomas les Bains.

Eus (the sunniest village in France), Evol, Villefranche-de-Conflent, and Castelnou are "The Most Beautiful Villages of France in Catalan Country", Visit them!

Less than an hour from the Mediterranean beaches and ski slopes, it is a truly perfect place for leisure, cultural, or sports holidays.

Casteil is located less than fifty kilometers from the Catalan cultural city of Perpignan and an hour from the magnificent fortified city of Collioure, bordered by the rocky coast of the Mediterranean sublimated by exceptional light, to such an extent that Collioure has always been a source of inspiration for great painters (Picasso, Matisse, Derain, Duffy, Chagall...)

In Céret, you can visit the Museum of Modern Art, and in Figueres, Spain, the Salvador Dali Museum.

The Principality of Andorra is less than 2 hours away by road.

Save money by discovering our beautiful region, in complete tranquility, with the bus and train for only 1 Euro.

Have a good stay!