Montpellier Tourism

Montpellier is a small city in the south of France with about 250,000 inhabitants. It is one of the most important industrial cities in the country, mainly thanks to metallurgical products, textiles and also its exquisite wine. It has a special charm where the wonderful old architecture of its buildings mixes with the number of young people who live in the city thanks to its Universities, in one of which Nostradamus studied. It is also a city where there are people of all kinds, any race, ethnicity or country of origin can be found in Montpellier . There is a little train that will take you on a tour of the city.

If you are starting to prepare your next vacation or you already have the trip planned, you will surely be interested in knowing what to see in Montpellier . One of the main tourist attractions is the Place de la Comédie , in the center of the city and that you will discover while you walk through its medieval and cobbled streets that still preserve palaces and that will make you fall in love with the city. The Cathedral of San Pedro is another point of visit for any tourist, and also so you take advantage and see the Faculty of Medicine that is next door and is one of the oldest in the world.

Of course you should also visit the Botanical Garden , which is part of the heritage of the University of Montpellier and which is almost five hectares in size. In it you will be able to see some 2,000 species of live plants that are grown outdoors and 1,000 that are grown in the greenhouse. In 1992 they declared it a Historical Monument. If you also like animal life you can visit the zoo, which also has an Amazonian greenhouse. The other places of interest in Montpellier to include in your visit are the Arc de Triomphe , the Jardin du Peyrou , the Odysseum , the Mare Nostrum aquarium and the Galileo Planetarium .