15 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 15 sights are available in Montpellier, France.

Sightseeing Tours in Montpellier

1. Église Sainte-Eulalie

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The Sainte-Eulalie church is a Catholic church of Montpellier, located at 12 rue la mercé, in the heart of the city, at the foot of the royal promenade of Peyrou and the Arc de Triomphe. Built for the mercéedaires, its main interest is its 18th century facade, its organ of Joseph Merklin & Schütze and a set of decorative murals of the 19th century. An integral part of the cathedral parish, mass in the Tridentine form of the Roman rite is celebrated there on weekdays and Sundays. Various groups of students and the neocatechumeal path come together regularly and concerts are frequently given there.

Wikipedia: Église Sainte-Eulalie de Montpellier (FR)

2. Collège des Écossais

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The College of Scots 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 is listed as a Historic Monument by decree of 19 December 2013 for the entire area 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 called the Château or Domaine Bonnier de la Mosson, is located on the edge of the Mosson, at the limit between the municipalities of Montpellier and Juvignac, in France. He is one of the Montpellier follies. Property of the city of Montpellier, the estate is today (2022) abandoned and generally closed to the public, pending a rehabilitation project.

Wikipedia: Château de la Mosson (FR)

5. Église Saint-Roch

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The Church of Saint-Roch or Sanctuary of Saint-Roch is a church located in the heart of Montpellier in France, built in the nineteenth century in a neo-Gothic style. The diocese of Montpellier of the Catholic Church gives it the status of diocesan shrine. It is dedicated to Saint Roch, a holy healer of plague victims and pilgrims, a native of the city.

Wikipedia: Église Saint-Roch de Montpellier (FR)

6. Planet Ocean Montpellier

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

Wikipedia: Planet Ocean Montpellier (FR), Website

7. Couvent des Ursulines

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The Ursulines Convent is a 17th century convent that was transformed into a prison in the 19th century. Located in the Rue Sainte-Ursule district in Montpellier, in Hérault, this building is listed as a historic monument and currently houses the headquarters of the National Choreographic Centre of Montpellier.

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

8. Locomotive n° 81

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The Montpellier train in Palavas was one of the six lines of the Railway Company of local interest in the Hérault department [ref. desired]. He circulated in Hérault, between Montpellier and the seaside resort of Palavas-les-Flots, from May 6, 1872 to October 31, 1968.

Wikipedia: Train de Montpellier à Palavas (FR)

9. Jardin des Plantes

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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. Hôtel des Trésoriers de France

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The Hotel des Trésoriers de France or Hotel de Lunaret, also known as the Palais Jacques-Cœur de Montpellier, is located between the Rue des Trésoriers-de-France and the Rue Jacques Cœur. It is one of the oldest mansions in this city.

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

11. 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)

12. Opéra Berlioz

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Opéra BerliozPeter from Salisbury, UK / CC BY 2.0

The Opéra Berlioz is a performance hall created in 1990 in Montpellier within the Palais des Congrès du Corum, of which it is one of the major elements. It is shared with the Opéra Comédie for the lyrical programming of the city.

Wikipedia: Opéra Berlioz (FR)

13. 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 from the 12th century and 14th century located in the Faubourg of Celleneuve, in Montpellier in the French department of Hérault and the Occitanie region.

Wikipedia: Église Sainte-Croix de Celleneuve (FR)

14. 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)

15. Tour de la Babote

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The Babotte or Tour de la Babote tower is a vestige of the old ramparts of Montpellier, in Hérault, classified as historic monuments. In the 18th century, it actually appeared as an astronomy observatory.

Wikipedia: Tour de la Babotte (FR)


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