16 Sights in Montpellier, France (with Map and Images)

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Explore interesting sights in Montpellier, France. Click on a marker on the map to view details about it. Underneath is an overview of the sights with images. A total of 16 sights are available in Montpellier, France.

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1. Église Sainte-Eulalie

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The Church of Sainte-Eulalie is a Roman Catholic church in Montpellier, located at 12 rue La Merci, in the heart of the city, at the foot of the Royal Promenade du Peyrou and the Arc de Triomphe. Built for mercedarians, its main interest is its eighteenth-century façade, its organ by Joseph Merklin & Schütze and a set of decorative murals from the nineteenth century. An integral part of the cathedral parish, Mass in the Tridentine form of the Roman rite is celebrated on weekdays and Sundays. Various groups of students and the Neocatechumenal Way meet there regularly and concerts are frequently given.

Wikipedia: Église Sainte-Eulalie de Montpellier (FR)

2. Collège des Écossais

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The Collège des Écossais in Montpellier was founded in 1924 as a place of study by the botanist and urban planner Patrick Geddes and designed by the architect Edmond Leenhardt. It is owned by the State and benefits from a registration to the Historical Monuments by decree of December 19, 2013 for the entire space of the plot, which includes terraces and gardens, and buildings, including the Outlook Tower, as well as the facades and roofs of the buildings, and the monument to Joan of Arc.

Wikipedia: Collège des Écossais, Montpellier (FR)

3. Lycée général et technologique Joffre

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Lycée général et technologique Joffre

The Citadel of Montpellier is an Early Modern fortification in the city of Montpellier, in the Hérault département of southern France. It was built between 1624 and 1627, after several rebellions under the orders of Louis XIII in order to keep watch over the town. In the 20th century it became the Joffre Barracks, named after Joseph Joffre, and since 1947 the citadel has been an academic campus – the nationwide famous Lycée Joffre.

Wikipedia: Citadel of Montpellier (EN)

4. Château de la Mosson

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The Château de la Mosson, also known as the Château or Domaine Bonnier de la Mosson, is located on the banks of the Mosson, on the border between the communes of Montpellier and Juvignac, in France. It is part of the Montpellier folly. Owned by the city of Montpellier, the estate is now (2022) abandoned and generally closed to the public, pending a rehabilitation project.

Wikipedia: Château de la Mosson (FR)

5. Planet Ocean Montpellier

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Planet Ocean Montpellier is a complex bringing together an aquarium and a planetarium located in the play area of Odysseum in Montpellier. Until April 2018, the management of the aquarium and planetarium was done independently: the aquarium was then called Mare Nostrum and the planetarium Galileo. The aquarium part has been open since December 15, 2007.

Wikipedia: Planet Ocean Montpellier (FR), Website

6. Église Saint-Roch

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Église Saint-Roch

The Saint-Roch church or Saint-Roch sanctuary is a church located in the heart of Montpellier in France, built in the 19th century in a neo-Gothic style. The diocese of Montpellier of the Catholic Church gives it the status of diocesan sanctuary. It is dedicated to Saint Roch, Saint healer of plague and pilgrims, originally from the city.

Wikipedia: Église Saint-Roch de Montpellier (FR)

7. Couvent des Ursulines

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The Ursuline convent is a seventeenth-century convent transformed into a prison in the nineteenth century. Located in the district of rue Sainte-Ursule, in Montpellier, in the Hérault, this building is listed as a historical monument and currently houses the headquarters of the National Choreographic Center of Montpellier.

Wikipedia: Couvent des Ursulines de Montpellier (FR), Website

8. Locomotive n° 81

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The train from Montpellier to Palavas was one of the six lines of the Compagnie des chemins de fer d'intérêt local du département de l'Hérault. It ran in the Hérault, between Montpellier and the seaside resort of Palavas-les-Flots, from 6 May 1872 to 31 October 1968.

Wikipedia: Train de Montpellier à Palavas (FR)

9. Jardin des Plantes

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Jardin des Plantes The original uploader was Vpe at French Wikipedia. / CC BY-SA 2.0 fr

The jardin des plantes de Montpellier is a historic botanical garden and arboretum located on Boulevard Henri IV, Montpellier, Hérault, Occitania, France. It is maintained by the Université Montpellier 1 and open afternoons daily except Monday; admission is free.

Wikipedia: Jardin des plantes de Montpellier (EN)

10. Cathédrale Saint-Pierre

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Cathédrale Saint-PierreWolfgang Staudt from Saarbruecken, Germany / CC BY 2.0

Montpellier Cathedral is a Roman Catholic church dedicated to Saint Peter and located in the city of Montpellier, France. It is the seat of the Archbishops of Montpellier. The cathedral, built in the Gothic style, is a national monument.

Wikipedia: Montpellier Cathedral (EN)

11. Château de Verchant

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Château de Verchant

The castle of Verchant, also called domain of Verchant, is a building of the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries, modified in the nineteenth century by the art lover and winemaker Jules Leenhardt in the taste of Montpellier folly.

Wikipedia: Château de Verchant (FR), Website

12. Hôtel des Trésoriers de France

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The Hôtel des Treoriers de France or Hôtel de Lunaret, also known as Palais Jacques-Coeur de Montpellier, is located between rue des Treoriers-de-France and rue Jacques Coeur. He is one of the oldest mansions in this city.

Wikipedia: Hôtel des Trésoriers de France (Montpellier) (FR)

13. Tour de la Babote

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The Tour de la Babotte or Tour de la Babote, is a vestige of the old ramparts of Montpellier, in the Hérault, classified as a historical monument. In the eighteenth century, it served as an astronomical observatory.

Wikipedia: Tour de la Babotte (FR)

14. Église Sainte-Croix de Celleneuve

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Église Sainte-Croix de Celleneuve

The Sainte-Croix Church of Celleneuve is a place of worship of the 12th century and 14th century located in the suburb of Celleneuve, in Montpellier in the French department of Hérault and the Occitanie region.

Wikipedia: Église Sainte-Croix de Celleneuve (FR)

15. Château de la Mogère

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The Château de la Mogère is a mansion near the city of Montpellier in the French region of Occitanie. It is one of many folies on the outskirts of Montpellier, built by wealthy merchants in the 18th century.

Wikipedia: Château de la Mogère (EN)

16. Château d'O

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Château d'O, also known as Domaine d'O, is one of the chateaux, old country mansions or follies, built by wealthy merchants, from the 18th century onwards, surrounding the French city of Montpellier.

Wikipedia: Château d'O (EN)


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