Stay in a campsite near Montpellier and discover this magnificent city
In the heart of Hérault, Montpellier is a city of more than 200,000 inhabitants. Over the years, it has built its own culture in an authentic way by making a name for itself in tourism. From the Place de la Comédie through its beaches, its activities, wine tourism, it does not fail to entertain its inhabitants and its tourists! Stay at Les Amandiers campsite, a campsite near Montpellier and take advantage of its strategic position to contemplate the region.
WHAT TO SEE IN MONTPELLIER?
Place de la Comédie, a must in the city of Montpellier
It is an obligatory place of passage when you visit Montpellier ! Also called Egg Square for its oval shape, it is one of the most extensive spaces for pedestrians in Europe. You can admire the fountain of the Three Graces , the emblematic goddesses of Montpellier , but especially the street artists. Contemplate the architecture of the 19th century buildings which impose themselves and the “diver” of the Gaumont cinema. During your camping trip to Montpellier, don’t miss the opportunity to live the life of Montpellier by strolling Place de la Comédie in the evening.
St. Peter’s Cathedral
Immerse yourself in the rich heritage of Montpellier by venturing into its medieval historic center . Contemplate Saint-Pierre Cathedral, which became a Cathedral in 1536, the building was originally the chapel of the Benedictine monastery of Saint-Benoît. Admire the porch, an imposing canopy supported by huge circular pillars 4.55m in diameter that once bore coats of arms. A model of southern Gothic, it is the only medieval church in the Ecusson that survived the wars of religion. Inside, a major work by Sébastien Bourdon takes you into the artistic life of 17th century Montpellier.
Stroll along the Peyrou promenade, also called Place Royale du Peyrou
Widely open to all walks of life, it is a royal place of just over 4ha in the heart of Montpellier . The latter houses an equestrian statue of Louis XIV made in 1774. It also includes a water tower designed in the 18th century.
This square located on the outskirts of the Écusson is one of the favorite places of the inhabitants of Montpellier . The Arc de Triomphe and the water tower extended by the aqueduct are models of classical architecture.
Stay in a campsite near Montpellier and enjoy the many beaches
The city of Montpellier has a pleasantly attractive and preserved coastline. This is explained by the large number of ports and beaches it has. In its surroundings, you have the beaches of Petit Travers and Grand Travers (between La Grande Motte and Carnon). Without forgetting those of Palavas-les Flots ; from the Aresquier to Frontignan (the wildest) or the Espiguette (the largest) to Grau-du-Roi . They are ideal for long walks.
Coordinates of the place