Montpellier

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TownMontpellierCastelnau-le-Lez at 3.1 km
Insee code34172Lattes at 5.1 km
Postcode34000Juvignac at 5.2 km
Latitude43.6107690Clapiers at 5.2 km
Longitude3.8767160Saint-Jean-de-Védas at 5.7 km
AltitudeFrom 7 to 121 metersLe Crès at 6.1 km
Surface56.88 km²Jacou at 6.2 km
Population268244 inhabitantsLavérune at 6.5 km
Density4715 inhabitants/km²Montferrier-sur-Lez at 6.9 km
National labelGrabels at 7.6 km
DepartmentHéraultSaint-Georges-d'Orques at 7.7 km
RegionLanguedoc-RoussillonSearch another town

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TOWN PRESENTATION

Eighth largest city in France, Grand university center, Montpellier has combined charm and sweetness of life in a southern city, and cultural ferment of the largest European cities.

Here, the charm of the old meets the extraordinary. Medieval streets, ideal for shopping, wide pedestrian heart of town, the Fabre Museum Montpellier Community, one of the richest collections of fine art in Europe, the Faculty of Medicine and incredible conservatory Anatomy, The Panacea, the new exhibition center and design studio dedicated to the visual arts, which opened its doors in June 2013, the iconic neoclassical Antigone district Catalan Ricardo Bofill 's design trams, not to mention the latest contemporary goals from Jean Nouvel, Massimiliano Fuksas, Zaha Hadid Montpellier... But it is also and above the Mediterranean Sea 11 km, sites are among the most prestigious world heritage, the largest vineyard in the world, lively terraces and 300 days of sunshine year. Destination pleasures. A live. Intensely !


SIGHTSEEING

Place de la Comédie.

The Esplanade Charles de Gaulle.

The Peyrou.

The River Lez.

Saint- Pierre Cathedral.

The Fabre museum, in addition to its permanent collection, hosts regular exhibitions.

The Agropolis museum organizes cooking classes for children.

The aquarium Mare Nostrum.

Detailed information
TransportTrain station of Montpellier-St-Roch
Information pointsTourist Office of Montpellier
Leisure centresAquarium Mare Nostrum,   Castle Park of Flaugergues,   Museum Atger,   Museum Fabre,   Museum Languedocien,   Museum Sabatier d'Eyspéran,   Museum of L'administration militaire et commissariat de l'armée de Terre,   Museum of Montpellier - Agropolis,   Museum of the Vieux Montpellier,   Plant Garden of Montpellier,   Skating Rink Vegapolis
MonumentsBasilica Notre-Dame des Tables,   Castle Bon,   Castle Levat,   Castle of Alco,   Castle of Bionne,   Castle of La Mogère,   Castle of La Mosson,   Castle of La Piscine,   Castle of Ô,   Cathedral Saint-Pierre,   Church Saint-Denis,   Church Sainte-Croix de Celleneuve,   Citadel of Montpellier,   Convent of the Ursulines,   Fountain of the Trois Grâces,   Law Court of Montpellier,   Private Mansion Haguenot,   Private Mansion of Belleval,   Tower of the Pins
Performance hallsCafé-Theatre - La Cicrane,   Cinéma Royal,   Jam,   L'Antirouille,   Le Corum,   Le Rockstore,   Opera Orchestre National de Montpellier LR,   Park & Suites Arena,   Stadium Yves-du-Manoir,   Stadium of La Mosson,   Theatre Gérard Philippe,   Theatre Jean Vilar,   Theatre Kawa,   Theatre La Vista ,   Theatre Pierre Tabard Lakanal,   Theatre la Chocolaterie,   Theatre of Grammont-Treize Vents,   Theatre of La Plume,   Theatre of the Hangar,   Zénith Sud

EVENTS AND CELEBRATIONS

Every Wednesday at 8:30 p.m. free lectures are held one to two hours at room Rabelais near the Place de la Comedie.


ATTRACTIONS, LEISURES AND ACTIVITES AROUND

Leisure activities
NameType of activityPriceTown
Canoe-kayak at the Lavalette-Agropolis centreNature and the outdoors8 €Montpellier
Maxi-Catamaran ride in the Little CamargueEntertainment14 €Le Grau-du-Roi (23 km)
4x4 safari in the Camargue marshesNature and the outdoorsFrom 18 € to 39 €Le Grau-du-Roi (23 km)
Kitesurfing lessons in the CamargueSports sensations80 €Le Grau-du-Roi (24 km)
Horse-riding by the seaSports sensations36 €Le Grau-du-Roi (24 km)

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WEATHER

Saturday 20 September
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Min. 17°C - Max. 25°C
Sunday 21 September
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Min. 13°C - Max. 25°C
Monday 22 September
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Min. 10°C - Max. 19°C

RESTAURANTS

 
Italian restaurantArezzo  
7.8
  SPECIAL OFFER
Montpellier
At the heart of the old town, at the corner of the narrow streets, find a little corner of Italy that combines charm and modernity. The atmosphere is cozy, the room is made of majestic...
Located in Montpellier32 € per person 
French cuisine restaurantTamarillos  
7.9
Montpellier
Pastry training, having evolved in the best restaurants Philippe Chapon invites you to discover its cuisine 'pastry'. Its sweet and tangy food prepared fruit and flowers awaken your...
Located in Montpellier41 € per person 
French cuisine restaurantLes Vignes  
8.5
  SPECIAL OFFER
Montpellier
The Vines restaurant opens its doors for a great and unusual in the heart of Montpellier badge getaway. It features a vaulted brick 13th century was once a banana dryer and then a dinner...
Located in Montpellier28 € per person 

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BED & BREAKFASTS

 
Manor house with 5 bedroomsCastle-cottage    
8.4
Castelnau-le-Lez
Just in a 3000 square meters park, room in a guest house to rent. Big Swimming pool. Very closed Montpellier (2 miles) - and a flat of 40 m² rent to the week (580-700-880 €)
Located 3.5 km from MontpellierFrom 92 € to 868 € the double room 
Villa with 4 bedroomsOclairSoleil    
9.7
  SPECIAL OFFER
Castelnau-le-Lez
In a 3 600 m² quiet property, 3 double bedrooms and a charming independent studio have all a direct sight on the swimming pool. Rooms are endowed with a queensize bed, with additional...
Located 4.3 km from MontpellierFrom 89 € to 99 € the double room 
Villa with 3 bedroomsFigues et palmiers    
9.7
Lattes
In villa near the sea and the beautiful city of Montpellier. We offer 3 air-conditioned rooms with double bed. Private pool heated in season visit Montpellier, the vineyards of Languedoc...
Located 4.5 km from MontpellierFrom 85 € to 115 € the double room 

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VACATION RENTALS

 
Mobile-Home for 8 personsMobil home au lac des Rêves à Lattes   NEW
Lattes
Rents mobile home # 282 steering 40sqm cosalt cascade 6/8 places to strip in the holiday village, the ' Lake of Dreams ' in front of Palavas and Carnon along Lake Pérols with its pink...
Located 6.4 km from MontpellierFrom 300 € to 1000 € per week 
Mas for 4 personsPetit mas, cour privée, parking  
9.3
Juvignac
Small farmhouse tastefully furnished and comfortable air-conditioned, quiet. Bathroom and separate toilet, small garden and small private car park. Located just outside Montpellier,...
Located 6.5 km from MontpellierFrom 310 € to 460 € per week 
Villa for 6 personsVilla 120 m², jardin 600 m², piscine 4x8
Pérols
Holiday rentals: Villa 120 m², located in perols between Montpellier (5 km) and the beaches (and palavas carnon 2 km). Stay 35 m², 3 bedrooms., S. In B., 2 toilets, kitchen, veranda...
Located 7.4 km from MontpellierFrom 1000 € to 1500 € per week 

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CAMPSITES

 
100 places over 1,6 haLe parc    
8.9
Lattes
Family campsite halfway between the Mediterranean beaches and the city of Montpellier. Mobile home rentals and shady pitches for tents and caravans. Heated pool, wireless internet,...
Located 5.5 km from MontpellierFrom 16.50 € to 28 € per day 
116 places over 2,5 haAltea    
8.6
Vic-la-Gardiole
Camping ***, situated between Sete and Montpellier to 4 km Palavas The Waves of the Sea. Family atmosphere, Mobil Homes New fully equipped with covered terrace spacious and shaded,...
Located 14.2 km from MontpellierFrom 16 € to 28 € per day 
90 places over 2 haCamping Les Chênes    
9.7
Junas
Under the sun Languedoc, in the shadow of its oaks, 30 min from the beaches, 20 minutes from Nimes and Montpellier, the Cevennes, Nathalie and Gilles welcome you for your holiday in...
Located 26 km from MontpellierFrom 14 € to 16 € per day 

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HOTELS

Crowne Plaza Montpellier Corum - Hotel in MontpellierCrowne Plaza Montpellier Corum     
8.5
Montpellier
Located at the heart of Montpellier, set in front of the Corum Conference Centre and the Opera House, this modern hotel features a fitness centre and an outdoor pool. A flat-screen...
Located in MontpellierRoom from 97 €
Hôtel Oceania Le Métropole - Hotel in MontpellierHôtel Oceania Le Métropole     
7.5
Montpellier
Hôtel Oceania Le Métropole is located a 15-minute drive from the airport and a 2-minute walk from Place de la Comédie and the Montpellier Train Station. A swimming pool and a shaded...
Located in MontpellierRoom from 86 €
Suite Novotel Montpellier - Hotel in MontpellierSuite Novotel Montpellier     
8.1
Montpellier
Set on the banks of the River Lez, this hotel features an outdoor swimming pool and a fitness centre. It is located a 10-minute walk from Montpellier City Centre and a 5 minute walk...
Located in MontpellierRoom from 95 €

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Hôtel Oceania Le Métropole
Hôtel Oceania Le Métropole is located a 15-minute drive from the airport and a 2-minute walk from Place de la Comédie and the Montpellier Train Station....
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