Destination guide

The historical area of Montpellier awaits your stay

Enjoy the area's history, monuments and culture with a rental holiday home in Montpellier. Well known for its parks, museums and cafes, this walkable city won't disappoint. Comedy Square and Fabre Museum are just a couple of the must-see attractions. Many of our holiday 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 holiday home and experience everything that makes Montpellier a fun place to get away to. These are some of the major attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • 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 traveller 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 centre:

  • 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

Transport options to and around Montpellier

Fly into Montpellier (MPL-Montpellier - Mediterranean), the closest airport, located 4.5 mi (7.2 km) from the city centre. 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 travelling 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 holiday rentals are available around Montpellier?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 2,704 holiday lettings around Montpellier. From 304 villas to 632 houses, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends for a long holiday or a weekend break.

Can I rent a seaside property in Montpellier?

Oh I do like to be beside the seaside... said... well, everyone. Find the ideal home away from home for your squad and you'll be well on your way to basking in beachy bliss! There are 1,052 beachside holiday rentals to choose from. Of course, that may not be quite your holiday style. Luckily, HomeAway has a bunch more options, including:

  • 1,034 beach holiday accommodation options.
  • 705 city-centre holiday accommodation options.
  • 614 town holiday accommodation options.

Can I rent an apartment in Montpellier?

If you want to discover how the locals live, throw open the curtains and take in this destination from the comfort of an apartment. You'll be able to take your pick from 1,352 different options with the help of HomeAway. If you make your booking soon, you could spend as little as £19 a night. Or maybe you'd rather go for one of the area's other self-catering accommodation options, like:

  • House: 623 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £18 per night.
  • Villa: 327 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £52 per night.
  • Studio: 134 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £28 per night.

Can I stay in Montpellier in a large group?

Nothing beats catching up with old work colleagues or spending a few nights with your loved ones in a sensational new destination. And what's best, HomeAway has options big enough for the whole crew. 221 apartment holiday rentals are ready to be booked. At the moment, they're the most popular choice here for big groups. The rental property options that are suitable for large groups in the area include:

  • If yours is a squad of 6, we've got 1,136 properties just right for that size. Spend a night for as little as £18.
  • Looking for a holiday rental for 8 people? We have 554 that will be ideal. You can book one for as little as £30 a night.
  • On a trip away with a group of 5? We offer 398 holiday rentals that will suit. Prices begin at just £35 per night.

You and your posse will be well looked after when you organise your Montpellier travels through us!

Where are the cheapest holiday rentals in Montpellier?

Those noisy hotel swimming pools are no place to spend those precious holiday moments! Discover our value-packed holiday rentals today and ensure everyone in your group has enough room to spread out. Boutonnet is a magnet for bargain hunters. And with 422 HomeAway holiday rentals at an average price of £75 a night, it's not hard to see why. La Petite Motte is another place to consider. We have holiday rentals here, and the average price is around £76 a night.

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