Montpellier is a small city that is in the South of France and that it has about 250,000 inhabitants. It is one of the most important industrial cities in the country, mainly thanks to metallurgical products, textiles and also to its exquisite wine. It has a special charm where the wonderful old architecture of its buildings mixes with the number of young people who live in the city thanks to its Universities, in one of which Nostradamus studied. It is also a city where there are people of all kinds, any race, ethnicity or country of origin can be found in Montpellier. There is a little train that will take you on a tour of the city.
If you are starting to prepare your next vacation or you already have the trip planned, you will surely be interested to know what to see in Montpellier. One of the main tourist claims is the Place de la Comédie, in the center of the city and that you will discover as you stroll through its medieval and cobbled streets that still maintain palaces and that will make you fall in love with the city. The San Pedro Cathedral It is another point of visit for any tourist, and also so you take advantage and see the Faculty of Medicine that is next door and is one of the oldest in the world.
Of course you should also visit the Botanical Garden, which is part of the heritage of the Montpellier University and that it has almost five hectares of extension. In it you can see about 2,000 species of live plants that are grown outdoors and 1,000 that are grown in the greenhouse. In 1992 they declared it a Historical Monument. If you also like animal life you can visit the zoo, which also has an Amazon greenhouse. The others places of interest in Montpellier to include in your visit are the Arch of Triumph, the Jardin du Peyrou, the Odysseum, the Mare Nostrum aquarium and the Galileo Planetarium.
A Visit to Charming Montpellier | Euromaxx city (December 2021)