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Montpellier

Trip Planner Europe  /  France  /  Occitanie  /  Herault  /  Montpellier
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"Montpellier is a modern, compact, and fast-growing city about 10 km (6 mi) inland from the Mediterranean coast with an active, youthful vibe. While the city has few major historical monuments, its old town called Crest is lined with solid medieval foundations and vaulted ceilings, overbuilt with modern additions to meet the needs of today's busy urban community. You can walk across the entire city center quickly, but it's worth slowing down to enjoy the bustle of the thriving metropolis and the architecture of the lively Antigone district.

Start walking from the Place de la Comédie, walk past the Ibis Montpellier Comédie hotel, through the Polygone shopping mall, and down the entire Antigone district, until you reach the small harbor, about 20 minutes at a moderate pace. You can reflect on the determined neo-classical architecture--it's upper arched peaks, symmetry, patterns, and scale. When you reach the waterfront, turn around for a visual of the entire district--rounded façade buildings, pilasters, and pediments converging to make a whole image surrounding you in a half-open arc. You'll find plenty of dining choices for every appetite from traditional to contemporary and from touristy to authentic along the riverfront." Add Montpellier and other destinations to your itinerary using our France vacation builder, and learn about what to see, what to do, and where to stay.
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Located on the picturesque southern coast of the country, Montpellier offers accommodations for every taste, from upscale hotels and self-catering apartments, to intimate inns and good-value hostels. Stay in the thick of things by booking your rooms at a stylish hotel right in the middle of the old town, noted for its sidewalk cafes, shops, and open-air markets. To enjoy Montpellier's charms without breaking the bank, consider staying at a boutique hotel just a short tram ride from the city center.
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