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KEY FIGURES / TOURISM OBSERVATORY

KEY FIGURES / TOURISM OBSERVATORY

Montpellier attracts high volumes of tourists and business professionals each year. The destination is very popular with both domestic and international visitors.
We can provide you with accurate information on origin of visitors, occupancy rates, RevPar, tourism consumption, accommodation segmentation, tourism development etc.

Please contact:Carole BESNIER carole.besnier@ot-montpellier.fr

Montpellier vue du ciel © J. Moynier

Montpellier Metropole at a glance


KEY FIGURES

• 8th largest city of France

• 2nd destination for learning French as a foreign language

• 6th city for congress and conventions (2014 ICCA‘s ranking among French cities)

POPULATION

The whole metropolitan area has a population of 434 309, among 272 345 inhabitants for its city centre Montpellier.

50% of the population is less than 34 years old.

Every month, more than 300 newcomers arrive.

TOTAL VISITORS

5 100 000 visitors*per year including non-market accommodation (i.e. staying at friends, relatives or second home).

Among them 900 000 persons staying at a hotel.

AVERAGE HOTEL STAY

1.7 days**.

TOP 5 INTERNATIONAL VISITORS**

1 – UK     2– Spain    3 – Germany   4 – USA    5 – Italy

ACCOMMODATION
A total capacity of 36 000 beds is offered all year round*, among them10 000 beds for hotels (a bed corresponding to one person).

TOP 3 MOST VISITED SITES

1 – Lunaret zoo and its Amazon greenhouse

2 – Mare Nostrum Aquarium

3 – Fabre Museum

Data sources: *Montpellier Tourism Board   **INSEE 2014