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Welcome to Montpellier

Though often overlooked in favor of other southern cities such as Marseille and Nice, Montpellier—with its 300 days of sunshine per year—enjoys just as much Mediterranean splendor and wealth of culture. One of France’s fastest-growing and most diverse cities, Montpellier’s large student population makes it feel lively and vital, although exploring historical landmarks such as Montpellier Cathedral, the old town of Écusson, and the Musée Fabre are among the top things to do in Montpellier. The white sands of Espiguette Beach, as well as the protected wetlands of the Camargue, are also just a short trip away.

Top attractions in Montpellier for Spring

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Pic St-Loup

Pic St-Loup

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A beloved icon of the city of Montpellier, the distinctive shape of Pic St-Loup is in view from just about everywhere within the Hérault department and makes for a nice day trip from the city. As a part of the lower end of Massif Central, the mountain’s micro-climate harbors unique flora and a thriving population of birds of prey.More
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Planet Ocean Montpellier

Planet Ocean Montpellier

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Planet Ocean Montpellier is home to over 3,500 sea and ocean animals belonging to 400 species. From the nearby Mediterranean to the depths of the Indian Ocean, from the South African coast to the Atlantic Ocean and the Amazon, you’ll see wonders from across the globe in the dozens of basins and tanks.More
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Montpellier Zoo (Zoo de Montpellier)

Montpellier Zoo (Zoo de Montpellier)

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The Montpellier Zoo (Zoo de Montpellier) covers 80 hectares (198 acres) just north of the city center. Opened in 1964, the zoo has the look and feel of a safari park with open enclosures where most of the wild animals roam free. With 120 species and 1,104 animals, the zoo covers a lot of ground, from zebra and lions to lizards and birds.More
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Pharmacie de la Misericorde

Pharmacie de la Misericorde

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Housed within an old apothecary, this small two-room museum spotlights the pharmaceutical history of Montpellier, a city with a long-standing medical heritage. Exhibits include ceramic pots, barrels, mortars, and other vessels and tools—made mostly in Montpellier and used to make and store various medical remedies and antidotes.More

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Escape Game Session in Montpellier

Escape Game Session in Montpellier

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