From its charming old town with sun-drenched squares to its Mediterranean area close shorelines and mountains, Montpellier is the quintessential and idyllic town. You and your elite escort companion can enjoy a romantic getaway in this amazing city, whether it’s a quick weekend or a longer vacation.
Here are some reasons why Montpellier is a great place to visit with your elite travel companion:
Écusson – Old Town
Écusson is the notable heart of Montpellier. You and your elite companion can explore this urbanized part of the city, popping into the boutique shops and snatching an espresso at one of the many corner bistros. Set out toward Rue de la Loge, which itself is a very interesting place, then eventually head off into one of the smaller roads to explore more of the city. Make sure that you set aside a whole weekend for this, as it can take a lot of time!
Excellent tourist spots
Montpellier is one of only a handful couple of huge urban areas in France with no Roman legacy. It was established in the tenth century by Toulouse counts, and it became known for its academic prowess, particularly its Medical School. There might be no amphitheaters, but there is a gathering of similarly sensational tourist spots. Its own special Arc de Triomphe mustn’t be missed. Neither must the Promenade du Peyrou and Saint-Clément Aqueduct.
Espiguette shoreline is the gem in the crown of coastline close Montpellier. It is basically gorgeous; you and your elite companion can enjoy the rolling white sand ridges, wild grasses, and the clear blue waters. It is a huge, long shoreline thus even in high season it doesn’t feel as totally crowded as others in the territory do.
The Musée Fabre holds one of the biggest accumulations of European Art on the planet and is an absolute must-visit for those who love classic art, as well as local craftsmanship. The historical center holds numerous pieces from craftsmen local to the Occitanie district. The gallery lies right in the downtown area – simply off the Esplanade Charles-de-Gaulle – and in the event that you have one exhibition hall on your checklist with your elite escort companion, this ought to be it.
Go to Antigone, one of Montpellier’s neighborhoods, for neo-traditional engineering wonders. Right beside the historic center of the city, this new and commanding zone of the city was structured by Catalonian engineer, Ricardo Bofill, on 36 hectares of what was once army encampment. Built up during the 1970s, the wide roads, extensive squares and the cutting edge style structures are amazing to the eye. If you and your elite companion are looking for someplace to stay, check out the Hôtel de Région and Place du Nombre D’Or.
Montpellier has an awesome gathering of squares, both in its old town, and scattered through the greater heart of the city itself. If you and your elite companion want to hang out like the locals, there’s no better way to do so than just spending a couple of hours lounging in the city sqaures. Place de la Comédie is the primary square in Montpellier. It is one of the biggest pedestrianized zones in Europe thus in case you’re after a place to people watch in the sun, look no further. Smaller squares include Place Saint Roch, which has an exquisite fountain, and Place Jean Jaurès, a gorgeous square covered with bistros.
Almost of fourth of the population in Montpellier are students and young people, which makes for a dynamic nightlife. Since there is a huge Spanish culture here, you will find that people end their days pretty late. In case you and your elite companion are searching for dynamic nightlife in a city break, from about 11pm onwards, you’ll discover individuals heading out onto the avenues in the city’s bistros or dancing ’til morning in dimly-lit bars.
Private houses – French Chateaux
Around 100 grand private mansions – known as ‘hôtels particuliers’ – were built in and around Montpellier by affluent dealers and aristocrats in the seventeenth and eighteenth century. A bunch of these can be visited on a guided visit by the Tourist Office. Château de la Mogère and Château de Flaugergues are two of the most well known to visit, giving a look into the riches and life of Montpellier’s tip top in those occasions. If you and your elite companion want to experience the high-society life in Montpellier during the old times, get a guided private tour!
Traditional outdoor markets
Markets remain a key piece of French life and Montpellier has a lot of them. Whether you’re looking for fresh and delicious local ingredients to cook in case you’re cooking your own food while investigating the city, or just to take in the environment and life of the outdoor markets, Montpellier has an amazing collection of covered, outdoor, and gourmet markets.
With wonderful shorelines to its south, only 25 minutes north of Monthpellier is Pic Saint-Loup, a mountain ascending from a zone of scrub land toward the beginning of the Cévennes lower regions. There are extraordinary climbing trails all around this zone and the perspectives from the summit are mind boggling (the trail to the top takes around 60 minutes). If you and your elite companion have a free weekend and you want to experience the natural beauty of Montpellier, this is the way to go!
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