Isolated village of 107 inhabitants, it’s probably one of the most typical villages of the Aspres. The name Caixas was formed from the word Quer: rock. Queraig or Caratx are two names for the ravine very close to the village. It is a set of 4 separate hamlets, each with its own church, indicating that their stories are separate. The 4 hamlets are Fontcouverte, Caixas, Candell and Ste Colombe de Las Illas.

Highest point: Mont Ste Hélène at 770 m. Magnificent 360° view on the Canigou, the plain and the sea the vegetation is mainly composed of Thyme, lavender…

Highest : 376 meters

22 km southwest of Perpignan

City Hall Mayor : Mr Francis AUSSEIL
Lieu-dit Les Ortels
66300 Caixas

Phone: 04 68 38 83 68
Fax 04 68 38 87 57

Email :

Time table:

The City Hall is open:

  • Monday from 9:30 am to 12:00 am and from 2:30 to 6:00 pm
  • Thursday from 9:30 am to 12:00 am.
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