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24h with family in Montpellier

  • .Family
  • .To take away
  • .Stroll
  • .Treasure hunts
  • .Guided tours

For the next vacation, are you still wondering what to do with your family in Montpellier? don't panic, we're here to guide you.

This is what we recommend for a day in Montpellier with your little ones (and older ones!).

Let's go for a discovery of Montpellier!

Peckish ?

You arrive in Montpellier this morning and young and old alike are hungry? Come on, we help you!
On the way, call the Bînom, restaurant in the historic center and order a gourmet and homemade breakfast.

Ready for a Treasure hunts ?

That's it, it's getting better! After this delicious breakfast and to start the day, what better than a treasure hunt to experience a real immersion in the heart of the city while staying in the open air?

Go to the Tourist Office to pick up your copy adapted to the age of your children and go on the trail of the Ecusson (city Center), its alleys and its most famous monuments.


You can download the Atlantide application and solve an investigation related to historical facts, you will discover Montpellier and its history in a very fun way!

Here comes the time for the midday meal

For lunch, head to Guy and Sons, just next to the majestic Tour de la Babote, one of the only remains of the medieval wall of Montpellier. You will find tasty burgers there!

If you prefer, opt for the Tontons Flingueurs brasserie, with its varied cuisine near the famous Place de la Comédie, the beating heart of Montpellier.

Always take out, of course!


And the afternoon ?

Did you feast?

Several options are available to you after a digestive stroll in the alleys of the Ecusson in search of the many very visual works of street art!

Have the pleasure of making your own stuffed animals at the Plush Workshop and delight your children with this atypical and unique activity.

Do you want nature?

If you prefer to get some fresh air, there is no shortage of green spaces in Montpellier - Head to one of the oldest gardens in France, the Jardin des Plantes, where you can admire various and original plant species (not to be missed in particular the small dedicated space to the senses!).

If you prefer the aquatic element, we suggest a tour of the Jacques Coeur basin in the modern district of Port Marianne.

It is the starting point for many bike rides along the Lez and it is also a place to take a leisurely stroll, admire the ducks or play football with your little ones.


And for accommodation?

In the evening, the Ibis Styles hotel near the Place de la Comédie accommodates you and has your meals delivered by the restaurant Les Vignes.

Likewise, the Hotel Ulysse in the historic center gives you the option of dining on site in room service or having it delivered by one of their partner restaurants.

Zoom on: the bike ride on the Méjean trails

In the center of Montpellier, rent bikes from Ebike Premium and go to Lattes to stroll on the Méjean trails, the ash tree trail for 1 m or the plane tree trail for 1 to 3 km are accessible by bicycle.

You can also get there with Line 3 of the Tramway (the trails are accessible after 2 km on foot) or by car, the parking lot at Avenue du Méjean is a 10-minute walk away.

All four trails are within walking distance! (Please note, most are closed on Mondays)
Then discover the beauty of the ponds of our region, luckily, you will even cross the path of the famous pink flamingos ...

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