Welcome to Montpellier
Montpellier is the capital of the Languedoc-Roussillon region, with an estimated 250,000 inhabitants, and is an exciting, vibrant and animated city with a young university population.
The city is rich with a thousand years of history, an exceptionally preserved medieval heritage and also boasts numerous green spaces brimming with cultural activities and events throughout the year.
With a privileged geographic location (just minutes away from the Mediterranean Sea, between Provence and the Pyrénées), Montpellier is an ideal destination for a French language and culture experience in the South of France.
With over 300 days of sunshine per year Montpellier thrives under sunny skies with its vast culture, multicultural society and its population. Varied not only in terms of heritage, Montpellier is also surprising in its diversity and harmony that exists between the juxtaposition of the modern and historic. The city offers a unique blend of attractions from historical points of interest to the latest events in electronic dance culture.
The gastronomy of Montpellier reflects a perfect picture of the city and its surroundings with a unique mix of regional products from the sea and land.
From the vineyards of the Languedoc come a wide variety of white, rosé, and red wines which are sure to leave the ardent wine lover completely satisfied.
All of these things lend to Montpellier’s exceptional quality of life and will provide you with the “art de vivre à la française” of a lifetime.