Plage de Carnon coucher de soleil montpellier © Ludovic Carini

Go to the beach without a car

  • .Palavas
  • .Carnon
  • .Villeneuve-les-Maguelone
  • .La Grande Motte
  • .Grau du Roi

Want to go swimming in the Mediterranean Sea or sunbathe on the beautiful beaches of Languedoc? 

No need to drive! Nothing is easier and more convenient than taking the bus or your bike from the city centre.

Bus with Hérault transport Line 631

Direction beaches of Palavas-les-Flots

The 631 bus links the tramway 4 station "Garcia lorca" to the stop "salle Bleue" in Palavas. View the timetable on 631 Montpellier Garcia Lorca/Palavas.

From "salle bleue" stop, there is a bus shuttle from Pays de l'Or Agglomération leading to the other stops of Palavas, from "salle bleue" stop to "Étang de l'or" stop. Read more on:

ligne 1 Palavas/Etang de l'Or (tramway)

Bus with Hérault transport Line 606

Direction beaches of Carnon, Grande Motte, Grau du Roi

The line 606 links the tramway 1 stop "Place de France" to Aigues-Mortes, through the seaside.

View the timetable: 606 Montpellier/Carnon/Aigues-Mortes

Bus with TaM line 32

Direction Villeneuve-lès-Maguelone

The 32 line links the tramway 4 stop "Garcia Lorca" to Villeneuve-lès-Maguelone.

Read more on ligne 32 TaM bus.

From July to August, close to the "Vélomagg plage" stop (line 32), Vélomagg’ plage supply helps you to go to the beach by bike and to rent bikes for free during the day. These bikes can carry children aged 2 or less (with a trailer) or babies (with a special seat). There can also be children bikes. You only need to show a valid travelling TaM ticket.

Read more on Vélomagg'plage

With a bike to the beach

Montpellier centre-town is located 13 kilometers only from the beaches.

To ride to the beaches, it's really easy : Ride along the Lez and through Lattes to Palavas-les-Flots.
Another way is to turn along the Tramway 3 Lines when you are in bassin Jacques Coeur, and then you will get to Carnon.

How to rent a bike in Montpellier?

View our topic on how to ride in Montpellier.

If you buy a tram ticket near the velomagg beach stop of the line 32, you can rent for free a velomagg bike in Villeneuve-les-Maguelone during summer.

More info

Information Vélomagg 2019

The desk is located near the cultural Center Bérenger de Frédol near the stop "Vélomagg Plage" (located Boulevard des Moures in Villeneuve-lès-Maguelone - if you go by bus line 32) and is welcoming you from 9 AM to 7 PM:

- From June 1st to 29th 2019: saturdays and sundays

- From June 30th to September 1st : every day

Montpellier Méditerranée Métropole and the TAM will increase the number of departures with line 32 between the bus stop "Garcia Lorca" and the stop "Vélomagg Plage":

- From June 1st to 30th 2019: saturdays and sundays

- From July 7th to September 1st: every day

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