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
Phone: 04 68 38 83 68
Fax 04 68 38 87 57
Email : email@example.com
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.