Montpellier is one of those cities that can be comfortably ignored by tourists without hearing a peep out of the other side of the curtain. Quiet by night, the city of Montpellier sits relatively still as it absorbs the trickle of visitors who make their way into the city during the day. The Montpellier hotel scene offers visitors a broad selection of luxury and boutique hotels that cater to the tourist trade, but there are also ample options for cheap accommodation in this city. To discover some of the tourist attractions in Montpellier without having to compromise your budget, you can check out the various Montpellier hotels which will offer you a pleasant stay while at the same time allow you to explore some of the local culture and history.
Promenade des Anglais: This Promenade is a spectacular spot that sees Montpellier emerge as a sparkling beach amidst the old Montpellier town. Surrounded by picturesque gardens and winding stone promenade, the Promenade des Anglais is a great place to spend an afternoon with friends or families. If you are an adventure-seeker, the place de la Dieu offers you some adrenaline pumping activities like paragliding, rafting, etc. There are many places to see in this Promenade, so plan your trip carefully to be able to enjoy the whole experience.
Flea Market: This Flea Market is the most popular flea market in all of France. It is a busy place that never sleeps as the stalls fill up with all kinds of oddities, craft items, plants and antiques. One of the most prominent things that you will find in this market is the beautiful collection of antique glass. The market is open on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Fridays and Saturdays. You will also find other handicrafts like needlework, jewelry, furniture, metal works, and much more.
Tour de L’Avignon: This tour takes you to the world famous L’Avignon as a part of its itinerary. L’Avignon is a city situated on the Mediterranean coast of northwest France. The city is known for its natural beauty, as well as for its unique culture and hospitality. During your stay at this beautiful town, you will be able to visit the L’Avignon castle, where Napoleon Bonaparte once lived. Tour de L’Avignon is a very romantic and historic way to spend a vacation.
Tour de L’Hexagon: This tour takes you around Montpellier in search for one of the most well-preserved Medieval towns in the world. The town is considered to be one of the most important cultural centers of northern France. The entire region was under the feudal rule of Charlemagne, the French king from the 17th century. This tour will take you through the streets of Montpellier and take you to the castle, where the famous King has had his residence. This route is much quieter than the other tours, which will take you around Montpellier’s square.
As I said before, there are many more things to do in Montpellier, France. However, the ones I have mentioned above are some of the most popular ones. If you are interested in trying something new, or if you just want to see the most famous destinations in the mediterranean, then you must try a vacation to the french city of Montpellier. I was able to spend my vacation enjoying the best of the town and the amazing beaches.