Montpellier: Attractions and more...
Especially attractive is the old town reminiscent of Roman times and which still preserves and witnesses the antique!
Here people crowd the street sto go shopping, to enjoy a beer in pub or stroll along laughing, joking or simply watching the world going by!
In Place de la Comédie is a market, next to which an office de tourisme gives maps and useful information on where to stay or go to!
In the same area are an english bookstore which has secondhand paperbacks and a grocery store in the Polygone shopping mall.
In Summer, along the Mediterranean beaches, a medieval competition is organized. Participants fight with lances from boats: suggestive, but too crowded, indeed!
For all those who do not like places thronged with people there are more isolated beaches, at least in the early morning, along side the coast.
In Montpellier you will find interseting architecture from all periods of France's
history . Sights include an 18th- century water tower, an aqueduct, narrow streets
lined with tall narrow houses and a medieval-styled Ancien Courrier (where the
What to see in detail
Will find places of interest on the map. Clock on the attractions for details
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