Destination guide

The historical area of Montpellier awaits your stay

Enjoy the area's history, monuments and culture with a rental holiday home in Montpellier. Well known for its parks, museums and cafes, this walkable city won't disappoint. Comedy Square and Fabre Museum are just a couple of the must-see attractions. Many of our holiday rentals offer full kitchens, spacious living quarters and sometimes even a hot tub—perfect for a relaxing getaway.

Activities

Sightseeing in and around Montpellier

Are you hoping to discover attractions to visit in the area? Venture out of your holiday home and experience everything that makes Montpellier a fun place to get away to. These are some of the major attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Mare Nostrum Aquarium (1.9 mi / 3.1 km)
  • Vegapolis Ice Rink (1.8 mi / 3 km)
  • Planetarium Galileo (1.9 mi / 3 km)
  • Goolfy Mini-Golf (1.9 mi / 3.1 km)
  • Chateau de Flaugergues (2.1 mi / 3.3 km)
  • Serre Amazonienne (2.2 mi / 3.5 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural landscape of Montpellier

Whether you're an active traveller or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Montpellier is a great place to get out in nature. Here are some of the area’s most eye-catching natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Botanical Garden (0.5 mi / 0.7 km)
  • Peyrou Gardens (0.5 mi / 0.7 km)
  • Champ de Mars Garden (0.2 mi / 0.4 km)
  • Jardin des plantes de Montpellier (0.5 mi / 0.8 km)
  • Parc Magnol (1.2 mi / 1.9 km)
  • Bois de Montmaur Park (2.2 mi / 3.6 km)
How to get there

Transport options to and around Montpellier

Fly into Montpellier (MPL-Montpellier - Mediterranean), the closest airport, located 4.5 mi (7.2 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you might consider flying into Nimes (FNI-Garons), which is 29.1 mi (46.9 km) away.

If you're travelling by train, make your way to Montpellier Saint-Roch Station or Montpellier Saint-Roch Station and explore the city from there. You can get around Montpellier by catching a ride on the metro at Comedie Tram Station, Hotel de Ville Tram Station or Antigone Tram Station.

Where to stay near Montpellier?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 2,574 holiday rentals near Montpellier. From 609 Houses to 323 Villas, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Montpellier for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

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

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 Montpellier:

  • Centre Historique: 456 holiday homes
  • Gambetta: 388 holiday homes
  • Antigone: 379 holiday homes
  • Les Cévennes: 192 holiday homes
  • Hôpitaux-Facultés: 97 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 Montpellier?

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

  • Montpellier (XPJ-Montpellier SNCF Train Station): 4,770 holiday rentals
  • La Panacee Contemporary Culture Centre: 4,778 holiday rentals
  • FNAC Montpellier: 4,785 holiday rentals
  • Place Albert 1er Tram Station: 4,775 holiday rentals
  • Chateau de la Mogere: 4,526 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Montpellier 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 Montpellier?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 609 Houses in Montpellier. Our other popular types of Montpellier holiday rentals include:

  • Villas: 323 holiday houses
  • Condos/Apartments: 1,310 holiday houses
  • Cottages: 50 holiday houses

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Montpellier?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 1,055 holiday homes with pool available in Montpellier. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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