HIGHLIGHTS

 

Comédie square

A must-see in Montpellier, the Place de la Comédie offers a pleasant atmosphere with its numerous taverns and restaurants with sunny terraces.

The historic city centre is located around this square, featuring medieval streets brimming with artists and places to shop like local stores and prestigious boutiques.

The Triumphant Arch

Built in 1692, Montpellier's Arc du Triomphe draws inspiration from the entrance gates to the ancient city of Paris.

This monument was built where a gate crossing the old walls used to stand, and painted ochre and yellow and crowned by a royal blue coat of arms. The top of the building offers an incredible view of Montpellier and its surroundings.

Fabre Museum

With over 800 major pieces, the Musée Fabre has one of the most important fine arts collections in France and Europe.

The modern and contemporary collections of the recently refurbished Fabre museum take the visitor through the history and world of Beaux Arts. The museum is located at the Hotel Massillian.

WHAT TO DO

 

800 Years of Medical School

800 Years of Medical School

All yearFaculté de Médecine©CEscolano

This is the oldest medical university in the world. Montpellier pays tribute to you throughout the year with an extensive programme of events.

Les Estivales

Les Estivales

July and August

Montpellier’s summer nights will come to life with a lively market. Every Friday you’ll be able to taste wines and regional products, as well as see handmade objects and the work of ancient craftsmen.

Montpellier Dance Festival

Montpellier Dance Festival

From 20th June to 8th July

Two weeks of shows and animations are on the programme, which features the participation of more than 300 artists.

CONNECTIONS AND RELATED DESTINATIONS

Found at the heart of a natural park and near the coast, the city of Narbonne is in a pleasant geographical location, surrounded by a magnificent natural environment with vineyards.​
Nîmes was born in the 6th century BC. It's a city with centuries of history, architecture and art.​

At the heart of Provence, Avignon is a medieval city that has maintained a rich religious heritage with scores of churches, chapels, and the famous Palais des Papes.​

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