Montpellier, France

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Montpellier Guide: Spend Less, Do More

Welcome to Montpellier

Montpellier-Chateaud-Eau-PalaceVibrant, invigorating and beautiful, Montpellier has been a centre for commerce and learning in France since the Middle Ages. Though the city has a rich history, it keeps its focus on the future.

Experience the South of France like you’ve never dreamed. A holiday in this city means access to luxurious Montpellier hotels and villas. However, if you plan to travel on a budget, there are also plenty of options available to you.

Top Montpellier Attractions

Montpellier-Arc-De-TriompheAntigone District spans 100 acres and offers plazas, esplanades, restaurants, shops and galleries.

Designed in 1689 by d’Aviler and finished in 1776 by Giral, Arc de Triomphe serves as the centrepiece of the city.

Situated within the Palais de le Berbie, Musee Toulouse-Lautrec is dedicated to the life and work of Henri Toulouse-Lautrec.


Because Montpellier is such a cosmopolitan city, you will be able to find a wide variety of ethnic cuisines, but don’t let that stop you from tasting some traditional French food. The eateries found throughout the city range from tourist traps to truly authentic though you will also find classic French cafes and coffee shops. For the best food, head away from the centre of the city for a more genuine experience in the north, south and west.

Montpellier Hotels

Accommodation in Montpellier offers a wide range to choose from, suitable for just about any budget. Whether you are on a budget or want upscale accommodation, there is something for everyone in this charming French city, and visitors can find many cheap hotels in Montpellier to choose from. Depending on what you want to do on your holiday, you may choose from centrally located hotels in Montpellier for easy access to top attractions or fantastic hotels just on the outskirts of the city.

Getting around by car

Montpellier Airport to Montpellier: 19 min (11.5 km) via Avenue Pierre Mendès-France

Montpellier to Marseilles: 1 h 54 min (168 km) via A54

Montpellier to Toulouse: 2 h 31 min (242 km) via A9 and A61

Accommodation, driving and car rental

At Cheaperthanhotels and Cheaperthancars we have a wide range of car rental discounts at convenient locations and accommodation to meet all budgets and taste. We really do believe that the less you spend, the more you will have to do when you get there.

Your Cheaperthanhotels Team

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