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Montpellier, France

Self-catering Montpellier holiday homes - Villas Montpellier

Montpellier is a major city in southern France. It is the capital of the Languedoc-Roussillon region, as well as the Hérault department. The city is situated on hilly ground 10 kilometres inland from the Mediterranean coast on the River Lez. The name of the city is said to have stood for mont pelé (the naked hill, because the vegetation was poor), or le mont de la colline (the mount of the hill).

Montpellier's highest point is the Place du Peyrou, at an altitude of 57 metres. The city is built on two hills, Montpellier and Montpelliéret, thus some of its streets have noticeable differences of altitude. When you stay in Montpellier holiday rental homes, you’ll notice some of its streets are also very narrow and old - which gives the city an intimate feel!

There is plenty to see and do when you rent self-catering holiday villas in Montpellier, France. The Place de la Comédie is the city’s focal point - at the center of the square is a fountain called the Three Graces, built by sculptor Étienne d'Antoine in 1790. The Opéra Comédie is also located at the square. Don’t miss the Musée Fabre it was founded by François-Xavier Fabre, a Montpellier painter, in 1825. Beginning in 2003, the museum underwent a 61.2 million euro renovation, which was completed in January 2007.

The Jardin des plantes de Montpellier (4.5 hectares) is a historic botanical garden and arboretum located on Boulevard Henri IV. The garden was established in 1593 by  King Henri IV, under the leadership of Pierre Richer de Belleval, professor of botany and anatomy. It is France's oldest botanical garden, inspired by the Orto botanico di Padova (1545) and in turn serving as model for the Jardin des Plantes de Paris (1626). Today the garden contains about 2,680 plant species, including 500 native to the Mediterranean region.

Montpellier Cathedral (Cathédrale Saint-Pierre de Montpellier) is another cultural site to taken in when renting Montpellier holiday accommodation.

Travelling to your holiday villa in Montpellier, France; Montpellier is served by railway, including TGV highspeed trains. Montpellier's main railway station is Saint-Roch. The Montpellier – Méditerranée Airport is served by low-cost airlines Ryanair and easyjet – check for seasonal variations in their timetables. If you aim to drive from France’s Northern ports allow at least a 10 hours on the road from when you disembark – it’s recommended you stay overnight en route! If you disembark at Bilbao it’s around 6 hours driving time – again without breaks.

Montpellier has a Mediterranean climate, with mild, somewhat wet winters, and very warm, rather dry summers. The monthly mean ranges from 7.1 °C (44.8 °F) in January to 23.4 °C (74.1 °F) in July.

 

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Beautiful Charming Cottage in Camaret-sur-Mer, Finistere, Brittany

Beautiful Charming Cottage in Camaret-sur-Mer, Finistere, Brittany

Weekly Rental: GBP to GBP

9 sleeps

This charming cottage is very spacious and accommodating throughout, sleeping up to 9 guests. It is located in Finistere

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Spacious and Comfortable 3 Bedroom Farmhouse in Sarlat, Dordogne - La Ferme

Spacious and Comfortable 3 Bedroom Farmhouse in Sarlat, Dordogne - La Ferme

Weekly Rental: GBP 700 to GBP 1600

6 sleeps

La Ferme is a three bedroom, two bathroom farmhouse full of beams and exposed stone walls, close to Sarlat and in the

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Charming Apartment Located In the Centre of Port Grimaud - Apartment Belina

Charming Apartment Located In the Centre of Port Grimaud - Apartment Belina

Weekly Rental: EUR 1110 to EUR 1350

4 sleeps

This one bedroom apartment is located in the central square of Port Grimaud where the weekly market takes place & a 5

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Delightful Duplex Apartment Overlooking Canals in Place François Spoerry, Port Grimaud - Apartment Madalene

Delightful Duplex Apartment Overlooking Canals in Place François Spoerry, Port Grimaud - Apartment Madalene

Weekly Rental: EUR 855 to EUR 1580

4 sleeps

This south facing bright duplex apartment with large terrace and spectacular views over the canals is located within the

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Holiday Apartment in Marines de Cogolin, Saint Tropez, Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur - Apartment Leala

Holiday Apartment in Marines de Cogolin, Saint Tropez, Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur - Apartment Leala

Weekly Rental: EUR 696 to EUR 1620

6 sleeps

This apartment is located in Marines de Cogolin, in between the beach and the port where there are many restaurants and

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Flexible Booking Times

Flexible Booking Times

Booking times available to accommodate the more economical mid week travel

Chill out by our private pool for week 21 to 28 July or 25 August to 1st September.

Chill out by our private pool for week 21 to 28 July or 25 August to 1st September.

Fabulous farmhouse in a peaceful village with all facilities to make your stay a good one.

Special Offer !!!! Two weeks commencing 23 June 2018  to 7 July 2018  for just 1200€

Special Offer !!!! Two weeks commencing 23 June 2018 to 7 July 2018 for just 1200€

We are offering the two weeks from 23 June until 7 July 2018 for 1200 € making a saving of 390€.

20% discount on Brittany Ferries

20% discount on Brittany Ferries

For guests travelling with Brittany Ferries, please contact us before booking as we have a reference number that should

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