Rendez-vous in Montpellier

  • Place de la Comédie

    Place de la Comédie

    © Wikimédia Commons / Wolfgang Staudt

  • Place de la Comédie

    Place de la Comédie

    © Wikimédia Commons / Henri MOREAU

  • Place de la Comédie

    Place de la Comédie

    © Wikimédia Commons / Wolfgang Staudt

Rendez-vous in Montpellier place de la comédie montpellier fr

Montpellier, midway
between Spain and Italy, just seven kilometres from the Mediterranean, is one
of the city's that's most loved by the French. With its narrow streets and
sunny little squares, its international festivals and student festivities, 
Montpellier offers an exceptional quality of life. You will
soon see why when you get here!

Not to be
missed in Montpellier

  • The Fabre museum
  • The historic centre, its medieval streets and
    its private mansions
  • Place de la Comédie
  • The Faculty of Medecine, the western world’s
    oldest med school that is still active today
  • Botanical Gardens
  • Private mansions in the city centre, and the
    18th century architecture
  • The Mikve, ritual Jewish bath
  • Saint-Pierre Cathedral
  • The Antigone district designed by Ricardo Bofill
    and the banks of the river Lez
  • The Arc de Triomphe
  • The zoological Park and the new Amazonian
  • The Odysseum leisure centre, the Galilée
    planetarium, and the new Mare Nostrum aquarium

Montpellier with the Montpellier City Card

To make the most of your stay get the Montpellier City Card

3 options available: 24, 48 or 72 hours

Includes free admission and discounts at many cultural and tourist sites, as
well as a public transport card for travel in Montpellier and its suburbs 

The Montpellier City Card is on sale all year round at the tourist office on
Place de la Comédie


  • The Fabre Museum is a unique and magical place, where you can see top fine arts
  • International Montpellier Dance Festival: Since it was created in 1981, Montpellier Danse
    has been a special occasion to bring the world’s top choreographers together.
    This annual festival fills the city with an intense rhythm of three to ten
    shows per day over nearly 10 days. 
  • Radio France and Montpellier Festival: Every summer in July, Montpellier opens its
    closed doors and gardens to over a hundred concerts, ranging from operas,
    symphonic concerts and chamber music to recitals by young virtuosos and jazz
    musicians. Numerous events take place every day. Whether in the air-conditioned
    hall of the Corum or in the courtyards and gardens of the city’s historic
    monuments, the public is invited to enjoy music throughout the entire city. And
    throughout the rest of the year, a rich cultural season fills the city with
    even more festivals.


Getting there

High-speed train: 3 hrs 15 mins from Paris

Airport: Montpellier Méditerranée, 8 km from the historic town centre

Motorways: A9, A 75 (750 km from Paris, 345 km from Barcelona)


Montpellier Tourist

Place de la Comédie 

34000 Montpellier 

Tel: 33 (0)4 67 60 60 60 

Fax: 33 (0)4 67 60 60 61 


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