Montpellier Itinerary 1 Day

Best Places to Visit in Montpellier in 1 day

We are trying to help you in making the best of your 1 day in Montpellier. These are the most preferred places to visit in Montpellier in 1 day by fellow travelers and experts. Even though one day in Montpellier may not prove to be sufficient, one can still explore the highlights of Montpellier.

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A Day in Montpellier - Perfect 24 Hours Guide

Located in Southern France, Montpellier is a beautiful gem of France. Dotted with a number of neoclassical buildings, iconic cathedrals, pedestrian-only streets lined by plenty of retail stores, and marked by a lively atmosphere, the city of Montpellier is also famous as a host of the indoor tennis tournament of France and the international festival of extreme sports. Another thing that the city is famous for is its cafe culture. Spend 1 day in Montpellier and you will fall in love with the city’s cool vibe. This 1-day Montpellier itinerary will guide you through your trip.

How to spend 1 day in Montpellier?


Begin the day by enjoying a morning walk through the lush canopy of trees at esplanade Charles-de-Gaulle. Capture the sight of beautiful fountains present in the park. Have your breakfast at one of the cafes located in the vicinity of the park. Just 5 minutes on foot from the park is Notre-Dame des Tables de Montpellier, a beautifully built church located in the heart of the old village of Montpellier. You will need at least an hour to take a tour of the paintings, artwork, and architecture of this church.


You can spend the afternoon in Musée Fabre, a wonderful museum that houses a huge collection of paintings by the famous painters Delacroix and Raphael. To explore the talent of these European masters, you need around 2 hours in the museum. Just at a walking distance from the museum is the Montpellier Cathedral which is a must-visit during your 24 hours in Montpellier. Declared as a national monument, this iconic cathedral is famous for its conical towers. At a stone’s throw from the Cathedral, you will find Jardin des plantes de Montpellier. This historic botanical garden and arboretum is home to about 2000 species of plants exploring which you will require an hour.


You can visit another museum of the city at evening called Musee Et Conservatoire D'Anatomie. You will discover thousands of human anatomical parts in this medicine museum. Take a guided tour of the iconic arch of Porte du Peyrou and its surroundings. You will love the calm vicinity of Jardin de Peyrou Park. After exploring the sculptures and medallions, your final destination in the city will be the beautiful bi-arch built in the 18th century called Saint-Clément Aqueduct. You would like to click some nice photographs of the bridge during sunset and spend some quiet time in its surroundings.

This 1-day trip to Montpellier will introduce you to the local art and culture of France that will remain in your memory for long.

Sightseeing Tours and Activities for 1-Day in Montpellier

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Best Hotels in Montpellier for 1 Day Trip

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With More Days in Hand

If you have more than a day in hand, look out for travel ideas for 2 days in Montpellier or 3 days in Montpellier. You can plan to spend more time at the attractions you find interesting. Enjoy the local restaurants, nightlife, treks, other adventure activites and more. Check the list of top things to do in Montpellier.

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