Places to Go

Montpellier, discover NOW!

Monuments, plazza and fountains

Strolling around Montpellier is a discovery adventure through a city with a thousand facets.

The city is beautiful, filled with architecture treasures: the Private Mansions, the Montpellier Opera Houses, the Place de la Comédie... And rich in history: Saint-Pierre Cathedral, Faculty of Medecine, the medieval mikve, the triumphal Arch, L' aqueduc des Arceaux... For art lovers, Montpellier also has some nice places, for example, Le couvent des Ursulines and local violin-makers workshop.                                                           

Historical center

Walking through Montpellier's historical center is like travelling through 1,000 years in time, from 985 to the seeds of the city's future.

The city of Montpellier has kept the reminders of its past intact and proudly protects the symbols of every era.

Meander along the typical medieval streets of the south, winding your way from the central Place de la Comédie to the peaceful Place de la Canourgue.

Guided tours

Discover the historical center of Montpellier thanks to an audio-guide! Join the walking tours and enjoy the visit in your own language thanks to an audioguide. It is available in english, german, spanish and italian.

Museums and galleries

Montpellier museums are exceptional places combining culture and pleasure…They will tell you a lot about the city, with their painting, sculptures, art objects and contemporary art. Professional or amateur, you will surely appreciate the wealth and variety of Montpellier's art galleries.

Parks and Gardens

Montpellier architecture is composed by nature. With ongoing botanic fascination, the thousand year-old cities has always paid close attention to its gardens, including the renowned Jardin des Plantes and gently-shaded promenades through town and along the Lez river...