Jardin des Plantes
North of place Royale du Peyrou is one of Montpellier’s hidden gems, the Jardins des Plantes – the oldest botanical garden in France....
Hôtel de la Vieille Intendance
Near the Cathédrale St-Pierre, the early-17th-century Hôtel de la Vieille Intendance was built during the reign of Louis XIII for the...
Arc de Triomphe
Built in 1692, Montpellier's 52m-high triumphal arch is dedicated to Louis XIV. The tourist office organises guided tours in summer that...
The menu at this Hemingway-themed underground bar is printed to form the outline of the legendary writer's face, and cocktails created...
Le Petit Jardin
Without doubt, the ‘Little Garden’ has one of the city’s most romantic dining settings – a charmingly green, glass-enclosed secret...
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Cathédrale St-Pierre information
Montpellier’s monumental Cathédrale St-Pierre began life as a church attached to the 14th-century monastery of St-Benoît; it was raised to cathedral status in 1536. Heavily rebuilt after the Wars of Religion, it’s now the seat of the city’s archbishops.