Self-guided Sightseeing Tour #2 in Montpellier, France


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Tour Facts

Number of sights 13 sights
Distance 4.5 km
Ascend 55 m
Descend 71 m

Experience Montpellier in France in a whole new way with our self-guided sightseeing tour. This site not only offers you practical information and insider tips, but also a rich variety of activities and sights you shouldn't miss. Whether you love art and culture, want to explore historical sites or simply want to experience the vibrant atmosphere of a lively city - you'll find everything you need for your personal adventure here.

Activities in MontpellierIndividual Sights in Montpellier

Sight 1: Hôtel Haguenot

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The Haguenot Hotel, known as Villa Haguenot, is a Montpellier folly of the second half of the eighteenth century.

Wikipedia: Hôtel Haguenot (FR)

244 meters / 3 minutes

Sight 2: Église Sainte-Eulalie

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The Sainte-Eulalie Church is a Catholic church in Montpellier, located at 12 rue La Merci, in the heart of the city, at the foot of the Promenade Royale du Peyrou and the Arc de Triomphe. Built for mercedaries, its main interest is its 18th-century façade, its organ by Joseph Merklin & Schütze and a set of decorative 19th-century murals. An integral part of the cathedral parish, Mass in the Tridentine form of the Roman rite is celebrated here on weekdays and Sundays. Various groups of students and the Neocatechumenal Way meet there regularly and concerts are frequently given there.

Wikipedia: Église Sainte-Eulalie de Montpellier (FR)

824 meters / 10 minutes

Sight 3: Église Saint-Denis

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Église Saint-Denis

The Church of Saint-Denis located in Montpellier in the Hérault department, France, is an eighteenth-century religious building in the Jesuit style, listed as a historical monument.

Wikipedia: Église Saint-Denis de Montpellier (FR)

313 meters / 4 minutes

Sight 4: Tour de la Babote

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The Babotte Tower or Babote Tower 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)

324 meters / 4 minutes

Sight 5: Église Saint-Roch

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The Saint-Roch Church or Saint-Roch Sanctuary 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 gave it the status of diocesan shrine. It is dedicated to Saint Roch, a saint healer of plague victims and pilgrims, a native of the city.

Wikipedia: Église Saint-Roch de Montpellier (FR)

140 meters / 2 minutes

Sight 6: CCI - Chambre de Commerce et d'Industrie

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CCI - Chambre de Commerce et d'Industrie

Located at 32 Grand'rue Jean-Moulin in Montpellier, the Saint-Côme hotel was the headquarters of the Montpellier Chamber of Commerce and Industry since 1920.

Wikipedia: Hôtel Saint-Côme (FR), Website

208 meters / 2 minutes

Sight 7: Opéra Comédie

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Opéra Comédie Andreas Sandberg / CC BY-SA 3.0

The Opéra national de Montpellier Languedoc-Roussillon is an opera company located in the Place de la Comédie in Montpellier, France.

Wikipedia: Opéra national de Montpellier (EN)

457 meters / 5 minutes

Sight 8: Fontaine des Trois Grâces

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There is a fountain of the Three Graces in several cities:

Wikipedia: Fontaine des Trois Grâces (FR)

318 meters / 4 minutes

Sight 9: Hôtel des Trésoriers de France

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The Hôtel des Treoriers de France or Hôtel de Lunaret, also known as Jacques-Coeur de Montpellier Palais, 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)

305 meters / 4 minutes

Sight 10: Hôtel de Joubert

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Hôtel de Joubert is a private mansion located in Montpellier, in the Hérault department.

Wikipedia: Hôtel de Joubert (Montpellier) (FR)

139 meters / 2 minutes

Sight 11: Basilique Notre-Dame des Tables

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Basilique Notre-Dame des Tables

The original church of Notre Dame des Tables rested at the heart of the old village of Montpellier, in the current Occitanie région of France. It was consecrated by Bishop Ricuin circa 817.

Wikipedia: Notre-Dame des Tables de Montpellier (EN)

517 meters / 6 minutes

Sight 12: Opéra Berlioz

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Opéra BerliozPeter from Salisbury, UK / CC BY 2.0

The Berlioz Opera is a performance hall created in 1990 in Montpellier within the Corum Convention Centre, of which it is one of the major elements. It is shared with the Opéra Comédie for the city's lyrical programming.

Wikipedia: Opéra Berlioz (FR)

721 meters / 9 minutes

Sight 13: 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)


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