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What to Do in Montpellier: Must See Attractions

Montpellier Attractions

If you're searching for exciting things to do in Montpellier, expect to be busy. This vibrant city knows how to turn up the fun. No matter your tastes, you'll be impressed by the array of tourist attractions to dive into here. Read on to learn about a few of the favorites.

Discover the sights of Montpellier with some unique tours & day trips, or check out our list of 91 fun activities in Montpellier. We have no booking fees and free cancellation, so you can relax and channel all your energy into planning your dream vacation.

Things to Do in Montpellier with Kids

Taking a break with the young ones? You'll find plenty of activities in Montpellier that'll put huge smiles on little faces. Try out these family friendly experiences:

Free Things to Do in Montpellier

Leave your wallet in the hotel. It's a cinch to entertain yourself in Montpellier without handing over a cent.

La Panacee Contemporary Culture Centre - Satisfy your hunger for arts and culture here and observe creativity and talent at work.

Maison de la Nature - Make this place among your first stops if you're chasing fun during your escape.

Montpellier Town Hall - If you're into modern-style architecture, add this landmark to your sightseeing list.

Babotte's Tower - If you like delving into the days of old, this is one attraction you ought to visit.

Comedy Square - Discover for yourself why both locals and tourists love the unique vibe of this place.

IUT Montpellier GEII - Widely known among local residents, this place is worth taking a look at.

Pharmacie de la Misericorde - Whatever your beliefs, this site is sure to inspire a sense of reverence.

Lattara Archaeological Site and Museum - Appreciate the stark difference between the urban jungle and nature's splendor at this beautiful location.

Champ de Mars Garden - Grab your rug, throw together a few snacks and find a shady area to be with nature.

Explore The Neighborhoods of Montpellier

Montpellier City-Centre

Noted for its historic sites and river views, there's plenty to explore in Montpellier City-Centre. Top attractions like Comedy Square and Esplanade Charles de Gaulle are major draws, and you can hop on the metro at Comedie Tram Station or Hotel de Ville Tram Station to see more of the city.

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Croix-d'Argent

This district is ideal for a family adventure, with its woodland trails, bowling alleys and wall-climbing theme park, where you can mix fitness with video games.

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Port Marianne

Noted for its shopping and restaurants, there's plenty to explore in Port Marianne. Top attractions like Mare Nostrum Aquarium and Odysseum Shopping Centre are major draws, and you can hop on the metro at Millénaire Tram Stop or Place de France Tram Station to see more of the city.

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Montpellier-Centre

Noted for its historic sites and river views, there's plenty to explore in Montpellier-Centre. Top attractions like Comedy Square and Montpellier Cathedral are major draws, and you can hop on the metro at Louis Blanc Tram Station or Place Albert 1er Tram Station to see more of the city.

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Pres d'Arenes

This lively zone has a 19th-century locomotive and a picturesque park with multisport amenities. Attend concerts in the theaters, go bowling or play mini-golf.

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Historic Centre

Historic Centre is a destination travelers like for its historic sites, and you might hop aboard the metro at Louis Blanc Tram Station or Place Albert 1er Tram Station to explore sights like Comedy Square.

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Frequently Asked Questions

What to do in Montpellier on a sunny day?

Make the most of the nice weather (and get a little exercise at the same time) with some of these outdoor experiences:

What to do in Montpellier on a rainy day?

With awesome indoor activities like a Languedoc Region Private Wine Tasting to keep you entertained, there's no need to let a few showers stop you from having a ball.

What should I not miss in Montpellier?

You'll want to put these sights toward the top of your must-do list to make the most of your visit:

  • Comedy Square
  • Mare Nostrum Aquarium
  • Fabre Museum
  • Botanical Garden

Are there cheap things to do in Montpellier?

If you're looking to make your travel budget stretch further, sign up for a Discovery Tour of Noilly Prat Vermouth Cellar with Tasting.

What can you do in Montpellier for free?

You'll barely have time to dig your wallet out of your bag with so many terrific free things to do:

  • Comedy Square
  • Lodeve Cathedral
  • Port-Camargue
  • Place de la Comedie