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The historic area of Montpellier awaits your stay

Enjoy the area's history, monuments and culture and make a vacation rental your home during your stay in Montpellier. Well known for its parks, museums and cafés, this walkable city won't disappoint. Comedy Square and Fabre Museum are just a couple of the must-sees. Many of our vacation rentals offer full kitchens, spacious living quarters and sometimes even a hot tub—perfect for a relaxing getaway.


Sightseeing in and around Montpellier

Are you hoping to discover attractions to visit in the area? Venture out of your vacation home and experience everything that makes Montpellier a fun place to get away. These are some of the major attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Mare Nostrum Aquarium (1.9 mi / 3.1 km)
  • Vegapolis Ice Rink (1.8 mi / 3 km)
  • Planetarium Galileo (1.9 mi / 3 km)
  • Goolfy Mini-Golf (1.9 mi / 3.1 km)
  • Chateau de Flaugergues (2.1 mi / 3.3 km)
  • Serre Amazonienne (2.2 mi / 3.5 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Montpellier

Whether you're an active traveler or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Montpellier is a great place to get out in nature. Here are some of the area’s most eye-catching natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Botanical Garden (0.5 mi / 0.7 km)
  • Peyrou Gardens (0.5 mi / 0.7 km)
  • Champ de Mars Garden (0.2 mi / 0.4 km)
  • Jardin des plantes de Montpellier (0.5 mi / 0.8 km)
  • Parc Magnol (1.2 mi / 1.9 km)
  • Bois de Montmaur Park (2.2 mi / 3.6 km)
How to get there

Transportation options to and around Montpellier

Fly into Montpellier (MPL-Montpellier - Mediterranean), the closest airport, located 4.5 mi (7.2 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you might consider flying into Nimes (FNI-Garons), which is 29.1 mi (46.9 km) away.

If you're traveling by train, make your way to Montpellier Saint-Roch Station or Montpellier Saint-Roch Station and explore the city from there. You can get around Montpellier by catching a ride on the metro at Comedie Tram Station, Hotel de Ville Tram Station or Antigone Tram Station.

How many vacation rentals are available around Montpellier?

Our 2020 vacation rental listings offer a large selection of 2,578 house rentals around Montpellier. From 320 Villas to 612 Houses, find unique vacation rental for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay around Montpellier is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Montpellier?

Whether you're travelling with family or friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Montpellier:

  • Montpellier City-Centre: 529 vacation rentals
  • Gares: 429 vacation rentals
  • Gambetta: 395 vacation rentals
  • Les Arceaux: 335 vacation rentals
  • Comédie: 391 vacation rentals

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when travelling to Montpellier?

HomeAway offers a large selection of lodging choices near lovely places in Montpellier. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Montpellier (XPJ-Montpellier SNCF Train Station): 5,048 home rentals
  • Opera National Orchestra of Montpellier: 4,923 home rentals
  • Corum Convention Center: 4,951 home rentals
  • Stade Yves-du-Manoir: 4,895 home rentals
  • Languedoc Museum: 4,949 home rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Montpellier listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Villas in Montpellier?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 320 Villas in Montpellier. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Montpellier include:

  • Houses: 612 lodging choices
  • Condos/Apartments: 1,309 lodging choices
  • Cottages: 51 lodging choices

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation homes including Country houses and more.

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Montpellier?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 1,063 vacation homes with pool available in Montpellier.

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