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Montpellier

The city is built on two hills and is located 10 km inland from the Mediterranean coast on the River Lez. The name of the city is said to have stood for mont pelé, the naked hill, because the vegetation was poor. Some of its streets are very narrow and old, which gives it a more intimate feel

The city is friendly and picturesque with lanes, passages, little squares and mansions dating from the 17th and 18th Centuries and its delightful tramway system. The historic centre has been pedestrianised, so it is a pleasant place to stroll around or linger over a drink at a café on the square and listen to the talented buskers. It is lively in the evening due to its theatres, cinemas, operas and other performances and its generally younger population due to the incredible number of students there.

The climate and weather in Montpellier due to its situation in the Mediterranean, offers one of the best and sunniest climates of the whole of France - there are more than 300 days of sunshine per year! Montpellier and its region are attractive all year round.

Montpellier News from AB Real Estate Group in the South of France

Mas Bruguière, 34270 Valflaunès with map

between #Montpellier and #Nîmes: Superb contemporary villa for sale

Domaine du Mas Rouge with map

#Montpellier region: *** Good value for money *** Bright villa with 6 bedrooms

#Montpellier region: *** Excellent value for money *** Prestige Château 1860, AAA location

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Recommended accommodation when you visit Montpellier to find your property

Domaine de Verchant Relais & Châteaux

Domaine de Verchant Relais & Châteaux is a luxurious hotel and spa housed in a former mansion. It features the latest hi-tech facilities, a state-of-the-art spa centre and elegantly decorated and furnished accommodation.

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Recommended restaurants in Montpellier and nearby

#Montpellier: Brasserie du Théâtre with map

#Montpellier region: Verchant Restaurant - Gourmet Restaurant, Castelnau-le-Lez with map

#Montpellier: Restaurant L'Artichaut with map

#Montpellier Restaurant Le Mazerand, Hérault department, Occitanie region in southern France (with map)

Restaurant de Lauzun - Gourmet restaurant in Gignac in the Hérault. 1 Michelin star since 2007

La Senne - Mediterranean Restaurant in Sète

L'Escale
Very comfortable restaurant 5 boulevard Sarrail F - 34250 PALAVAS LES FLOTS / Tel.: 04 67 68 24 17 The elegant dining hall and veranda offer a fine prospect of the beach and waterfront. Appetisingly up-to-date cuisine drawing its inspiration largely from the nearby sea.

Domaine de Soriech
Very comfortable and pleasant restaurant Chemin de Soriech F - 34970 LATTES / Tel.: 04 67 15 19 15 A fine 1970s villa, with designer décor, modern works of art, giant palm and pine trees in a delightful park. Regional cuisine served.

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Wine Reviews Montpellier and nearby

Mas Bruguière, 34270 Valflaunès with map

Domaine du Mas Rouge with map

#Montpellier #Nîmes - Château de Lascaux, Producer of fine, organic French wine from Languedoc's Pic Saint Loup (with map)

#Beziers #Montpellier: Domaine Félines Jourdan, Mèze, South of France with map

Château La Roque - a historic wine estate in the heart of Pic Saint-Loup appellation

What to do in Montpellier and nearby :

  • The main focus point of the city is the Place de la Comédie.
  • The Musée Fabre
  • In the historic centre, a significant number of Hôtels can be found.
  • The Jardin des plantes de Montpellier - oldest botanical garden in France, founded in 1593
  • La Serre Amazonienne, an Amazon greenhouse
  • The 14th century Saint Pierre Cathedral
  • The Porte du Peyrou, a triumphal arch
Peyrou Triumphal Arch, Montpellier
  • The Saint Clément Aqueduct
  • The Antigone District and other housing projects have been designed by the architect Ricardo Bofill from Catalonia, Spain
  • A number of châteaux, so-called follies, built by wealthy merchants surround the city
  • As Montpellier is located very close to the Gulf of Lion, water sports are popular with visitors. There are numerous swimming areas located minutes outside of the city center, and certain beaches offer water sports such as jet skiing, kayaking, parasailing, and more

Golf

Golf de Montpellier Massane

Golf de Montpellier Massane

Situated in a sunny area close to the Mediterranean beaches and the wild Camargue country, the Montpellier Massane 18-hole international golf course, designed in 1988 by Californian architect, Ronald Fream, has been built to offer you a unique golfing experience.

The pitch&putt course "Ecureuil" (9 holes, par 27) is also ideal for improving your game or savouring the joy of golf for the first time.

The training centre has 50 bays as well as driving ranges for specific types of shots: long shots on mat or grass, sand shots, putting green, pitching green, etc.

Golf de Montpellier Massane has a David Leadbetter Golf Academy. David Leadbetter is recognized as the leading golf instructor in the world. His teaching theories and methods have revolutionized the game and his influence on all levels of golf is unparalleled.

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Golf de Montpellier Fontcaude

Golf de Montpellier Fontcaude

You have a choice of two courses: the 18-hole International course (par 72, 6292 metres) which is very varied, laid out in the scented scrubland and on the wooded banks of a river and the 9-hole 'Executive' course (par 29, 1290 metres), a compact course which will suit players at all levels.

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Golf Postings Montpellier area

Golf de la Grande Motte, #Montpellier, Hérault, Occitanie, South of France (with map)

#Montpellier Golf de Coulondres, Hérault department, Occitanie region in southern France (with map)

#Montpellier: Golf de Montpellier Massane - 18-hole, 6508 meters, par 72 with map

#Montpellier: Exceptional property with 2000 years of history amidst a protected area!

Golf de Montpellier Fontcaude (with map)