Montpellier Things to Do

  • Loius XIV and the shady trees
    Loius XIV and the shady trees
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    The Chateau d'Eau
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    Entrance to the Promenade
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  • 1. Promenade du Peyrou

    Situated at the North of the City it is where the aqueduct brought water into the town. Being French, it doesn't look like a water building at all, more a work of art. It's called teh Chateau d'Eau....

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  • 2. Place de la Comedie

    At the center of the Place is the Three Graces Fountain. To the north of it, the Place continues as the Esplanade and eventually becomes the Champs de Mars garden which leads to the 17C Citadel. Also...

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  • 3. Antigone

    Antigone is an area built from scratch during the 80s, in neoclassical style. What I like the most is entering the Polygone shopping mall from Place de la Com├ędie et going out from the Antigone exit....

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  • 4. Arc de Triumph

    This triumphal arch was built in honour of Louis XIV in 1691 by Daviler upon the site of Western city side medieval gate. Medalions depict important events during the king's reign. On the city side,...

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  • 5. Estivales : local wine-tasting and night market

    Every friday evening during summer on the Esplanade ( next to the Comedie Square, in the very centre)At les Estivales, you will taste local wine, enjoy a night...

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  • 6. Cafe du Theatre

    I just love the cafes in Montpellier, particularly when you can just stop for a quick drink before dinner and see what's happening in the city. This handy one,...

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  • 7. A View Toward the Cathedral St. Pierre

    The Cathedral is the only church still standing after the Wars of Religion in Montpellier. It is not of great importance, but the turrets of the church are a...

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  • 8. Visit the Western Edge of Town

    In the western part of the city one passes along the Rue Foch until it ends at Arc de Triomphe built in 1691 commemorating the victories of Louis XIV in battle....

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  • 9. A Places to Eat Crepes or Gautres While Strolling

    This is a Sunday place for the younger child to experience his first carousel ride and for slightly older ones to have their first pony ride, but above all...

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  • 10. Walk Along the Esplanade Above the Comedie

    Here there are fountains, kiosks serving gaulettes and crepes, a small carousel, pony rides and carriage drives. Ways for the pleasures of a Sunday morning and...

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  • 11. See the Outer Sides of the Opera

    We walked from our parking space to the south of the Place de la Comedie into the large central area before the Three Graces Fountain. It was an early Sunday...

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  • 12. The triump arch

    This triumphal arch was built in honour of Louis XIV in 1691 upon the site of Western city side medieval gate. Medallions depict important events during the...

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  • 13. St Anne Church

    This church was built from 1866 to 1869 at the time of the economic advancement of the city. Its majestic bell-tower is visible of all the town of Montpellier....

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  • 14. Esplanade de l'Europe

    Esplanade de l'Europe is a huge amphitheatre of buildings located just before the river Lez. If you are coming from Antigone, simply keep walking on the main...

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  • 15. Monuments II - Aqueduct

    The Saint-Clement Aqueduct dates from the 17th century, covering an 800m span across the "The Arches" district of the city; it was used to bring water from the...

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  • 16. The "Saline du Midi" Camelle Salt Pile

    One "must see activity" at Gruissant is the "Salt Pile". The salt-works are protected against heavy seas by a 1,5 km-long sea wall. They cover a total surface...

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  • 17. Gardens

    This Medieval archaeological garden is set around the remains of the 13th century Saint Esprit church which was a meeting point for pilgrims and of the 14th...

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  • 18. Place de L'Europe

    This square is one of the most beautifull modern places in Montpellier. Next to a riverside and with wonderfull outdoor cafes, you'll have the chance to enjoy...

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  • 19. Town Hall

    The city contains Roman ruins. The three square towers of the fortified Palais des Archeveques, date from the 13th and 14th centuries. The Gothic-style town...

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  • 20. The Parc-musee des Dinosaures.

    Here the dinosaurs came to lay directly in the earth. The scientists have found in Meze an amazing number of eggs hatched or not with several skeletons. They...

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  • 21. Esplanade Charles de Gaulle

    Located near the Place de la Comedie, the Espanade Charles de Gaulle is a nice place to take a stroll. This area was particularly nice in the evenings. There...

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  • 22. Montpellier's Arch

    Montpellier's Arc de Triomphe reminded me of Paris's more famous triumphal arch of the same name. I can't remember where exactly this was located, though there...

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  • 23. Go and see the aquaduct of...

    Go and see the aquaduct of Montpellier. Romans invented this watertransportsystem. It brought water in all houses. The Romans also invented the sewersystems,...

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  • 24. Enjoy LE-GRAU-DU-ROI a modern...

    Enjoy LE-GRAU-DU-ROI a modern town at the beach. You can discodance all night long here, visit the lunapark (funfair) and enjoy the beach. Also horsebackriding...

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  • 25. You will find everything nice...

    You will find everything nice in the nature area The CAMARGUE. Here are wild horses and flamingoes. Here are salty and swampy terrains. You can go kayaking...

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