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Montpellier Travel Guide

Sat just a few miles inland in the south of France, only 5 miles from the Mediterranean coastline, Montpellier is another of those French cities that is such a beautiful place to visit, with the most wonderful buildings creating the sort of atmosphere that evokes a time many years ago. Strolling around the city is a pleasure, with something around every corner that is unique.

It is not one of the main tourist destinations in France, although that is because other places have sought the attention whilst Montpellier has not. This is probably a good reason to visit the city, since it is more representative of the ‘real’ France and as such is so much more exciting to explore.

Main Montpellier Attractions

Take time out while you are visiting Montpellier to check out the amazing tourist attractions there. Amongst the Montpellier top attractions include the Aqueduc St Clement is great to see for yourself. The Famous Botanical Gardens are also well worth seeking out. Montpellier’s history means plenty to see. You can book a Montpellier tour before you go, and benefiting from the expertise of our Montpellier based guides who will show you Montpellier’s less well known attractions.

Montpellier Sports Information

Montpellier’s most widely played sport is Football. The best-known team is Montpellier SC at their home: Stade de la Mosson. The biggest sporting event to take place in Montpellier’s sporting calendar is the Rugby World Cup 2007, which you can see at the Stade de la Mosson. If you can get tickets, it is a great show!

Main Montpellier Attractions

Take time out while you are visiting Montpellier to check out the amazing tourist attractions there. Amongst the Montpellier top attractions include the Aqueduc St Clement is great to see for yourself. The Famous Botanical Gardens are also well worth seeking out. Montpellier’s history means plenty to see. You can book a Montpellier tour before you go, and benefiting from the expertise of our Montpellier based guides who will show you Montpellier’s less well known attractions.

Montpellier Climate Guide

Discover the best time to visit Montpellier in our simple guide to the climate of Montpellier. The table below displays annual temperature trends in Montpellier over twelve months, giving a guide to the climate of Montpellier, so you can plan the best time to go!

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Montpellier Driver's Guide

To drive a car legally, all you need in Montpellier is your regular UK license. For trouble free motoring in France, ensure that your license is valid before you leave for Montpellier. When driving in Montpellier, in common with the rest of France, you must drive on the right.

It is easy to book car rental in Montpellier quickly and conveniently online before you go to France and there are a number of depots in Montpellier where you can collect your hire car.

Montpellier Airport Information

You will find Montpellier-Mediterranee Aeroport is only about 5 miles southeast from Montpellier. The international IATA code for the airport is MPL is only about 2 hours from the UK approximately. Getting into Montpellier, and taxis are also available. Montpellier-Mediterranee Aeroport offers plenty to do including shops offering souvenirs of Montpellier.

Montpellier Consulate Details

If you get into trouble in Montpellier, or just need some advice, the Montpellier British Consulate is the place to go.

British Embassy
35 Rue De Faubourg St Honore
75383 Paris Cedex 08
France

Telephone: (33) 1 44 51 31 00

Montpellier Fact File

City Name: Montpellier
Country: France
Language: French
Currency: Euro
Time Difference: GMT + 1
Electricity Supply: 220V AC 50Hz

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