Montpellier is a big student city of the South of France located at 11km from the Mediterranean Sea.

As most cities located near the Mediterranean Sea, Montpellier benefits of a nice and warm weather. Summer time is quite hot.

If you planned to visit Montpellier, we recommend you to spend one day in the city center because the distances between monuments are quite big.
Get ready to walk "a little" in Montpellier and take a good pair of sneakers with you to discover the city center.

Save the flipflop and take another day near Montpellier if you want to go to the beach.
The nearest beach of Montpellier is located at 11km in the South in the city of Palavas les Flots. The beach is reachable from Montpellier by public transportation.

If you plan to study in Montpellier, this city is a nice choice because Montpellier is well deserved by public transportation.
As you are located in the middle of the Mediterranean Sea you are at the same travel distance from Marseille and Toulouse; Nice and Bordeaux.
There is good TGV connection with Lyon which is reachable in 1 hour and Paris is reachable in only 3 hours.

Montpellier is the city of Rémi Gaillard, one of the first famous French YouTuber in the world. So I'd like to make a tribute to Rémi Gaillard and say that "C'est en faisant n'importe quoi que vous allez découvrir Montpellier !"        

It's time for you to discover Montpellier city center!

Main things to do and see in Montpellier:

  • Place de la Comédie
  • Ancien Amphithéâtre Saint Côme
  • Tour de la Babotte
  • Eglise Saint Roch
  • Eglise Sainte Anne
  • Palais de Justice
  • Peyrou - Arc de Triomphe
  • Place Royale du Peyrou
  • Aqueduc Saint Clément
  • Jardin des Plantes
  • Cathédrale Saint Pierre
  • Préfecture
  • Couvent des Ursulines
  • Esplanade Charles de Gaulle et Jardin du Champs de Mars
  • Antigone district

As Montpellier is a city where you will have to walk quite a bit, take one day to discover Montpellier city center!

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The cities to discover around Montpellier are: Nîmes – Arles – Avignon – Marseille – Lyon – Collioure – Carcassonne

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