Destination guide

Head to the historical city of Castries

The area's monuments and history are just some of the reasons to come on holiday to Castries. This relaxing city has many special qualities. Mare Nostrum Aquarium and Fabre Museum are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. Many rental homes come with outdoor spaces, separate dining areas and full kitchens, perfect if you want to enjoy some home-cooked meals.


Activities and attractions in and around Castries

Do you want to find attractions to see in the city? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes Castries a fun spot to go on holiday. Here are some of the most popular attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Mare Nostrum Aquarium (6.7 mi / 10.8 km)
  • Petit Paradis de Vendargues (1.7 mi / 2.7 km)
  • Bonbon Factory (2.6 mi / 4.2 km)
  • Massane Golf (2.9 mi / 4.7 km)
  • Les Petits Fermiers (4.3 mi / 7 km)
  • Tyroliane Adventure Park (4.4 mi / 7.1 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural features in Castries

Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to take in the scenery, Castries is a great place to spend some time outside. These are a few of the area's noteworthy sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Botanical Garden (7.5 mi / 12.1 km)
  • Peyrou Gardens (7.6 mi / 12.3 km)
  • Bois de Montmaur Park (6.3 mi / 10.1 km)
  • Lake Cécélés (6.9 mi / 11.1 km)
  • Champ de Mars Garden (7.2 mi / 11.7 km)
  • Jardin des plantes de Montpellier (7.4 mi / 11.9 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Castries

The nearest airport is in Montpellier (MPL-Montpellier - Mediterranean), located 7.7 mi (12.3 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you can also fly into Nimes (FNI-Garons), which is 22.7 mi (36.5 km) away.

Where to stay near Castries?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 2,793 holiday rentals near Castries. From 720 Houses to 1,357 Condos/Apartments, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Castries is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Castries?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday rentals for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Castries:

  • Centre Historique: 723 holiday homes
  • Gambetta: 486 holiday homes
  • Garrigues: 110 holiday homes
  • Port Marianne: 242 holiday homes
  • Antigone: 471 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday homes available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Castries?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday homes near great places in Castries. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Manade Vitou: 4,820 holiday rentals
  • Castries Aqueduct: 4,871 holiday rentals
  • Montpellier (XPJ-Montpellier SNCF Train Station): 5,527 holiday rentals
  • Camargue Regional Nature Park: 1,269 holiday rentals
  • Coulondres Golf: 3,864 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Castries listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Castries?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 720 Houses in Castries. Our other popular types of Castries holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 1,357 holiday houses
  • Villas: 374 holiday houses
  • Cabins: 58 holiday houses

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Cottages and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Castries?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 1,113 holiday homes with pool available in Castries. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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