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Cycling in Montpellier Self-service bicycles, rentals, bike paths...

Explore Montpellier by bike

Explore Montpellier by bike! Cycling has lots going for it: it gives you a sense of freedom, it’s convenient, healthy, cheap and great stress relief. There are countless bike paths taking you as far as the sea, vineyards and lagoons. There are lots of places to park and store your bike. Don’t worry if you don’t have a bike, it’s easy to hire one or pick up a self-service VéloMagg one!


Browse our recommended routes to reach the bike paths from Montpellier Tourist Information and Lattes Tourist Information! (click on images to enlarge)

It takes 15-20 minutes to ride from Place de la Comédie to Odysseum, 25 minutes to the zoo and 1 hr to the beaches in Carnon or Palavas.

Bike Hire

Everyone can go on a ride with e-bikes! If you’re old school, EbikePremium has a wide range of retro bikes whose unique design you’ll love.

Rêve de Vélo has an extensive fleet of bikes and e-bikes plus a range of services such as trailer, bag and accessory hire and luggage transfer for trekking.

Whether you want to go to Montpellier, Pic-Saint-Loup, Pérols Lagoon or the seaside, you can on an e-bike from Smile E-Bike.

Pick up your city bike from Saco Vélo in Lattes and head to the beach car-free with friends and family!

Are you looking for a sustainable transport service? Petit Trip is an electric rickshaw! Get around with ease or head off on a visitor trail!

If the mountain and rivers are more your thing, head inland to Cigale Aventure for all kinds of outdoor activities, including cycling.

Organize My bike trip

Our advice To rent a velomagg

Good to know before booking a Vélomagg:

The Vélomagg terminals only accept the following credit cards: MasterCard, Visa, Maestro, V pay.

  • Magnetic stripe cards and cash cards (which only work on cash machines) are not accepted.
  • Rentals are limited to 24 hours in a row. The service is only available to people of legal age.
  • The customer authorises the Vélomagg service to reserve a deposit of €150 per bike hired, which will be returned to you when the bike is returned to the station.
  • In the event of non-return, damage to the bike or fraudulent use, the €150 deposit will be automatically deducted.
    Vélomagg' plage

    In Villeneuve-les-Maguelone, you have access to a Velomagg Plage all day during the summer.

    The fare is €5 per day (purchase available from a ticket machine on site).

    Every weekend in June and every day during the summer season (from 1 July to 1 September, 9am to 7pm), near the ‘Pilou’ stop on line 32, the Véloplage service (Accueil Vélomagg located at impasse des Sycomores) lets you get to the beach for the day on Californian bikes that can be fitted with a trailer to transport children under 2 or a baby seat, and mountain bikes for children.

    Rent a self-service bicycle vélomagg' with TAM

    Rent a bike, it’s easy !

    The Vélomagg‘ service offers bicycles just the way you want them: available and inexpensive.

    For your riding pleasure, 57 automatic bike stations are available in Montpellier and Agglomération area. Service is open 24/24, 7/7.

    You can book with your phone via the M’Ticket App and using your credit card. More information :

    To take full advantage of our beautiful weather and gentle environment, stop by one of the city’s numerous bike stations and pick up a bike to ride around. You’ll feel truly free meandering through town and along 150 km of bicycle paths.

    All you need is personal identification and you can rent a bicycle to ride the streets of the city and outlying area.

    Montpellier Tourist Office Awarded "Accueil vélo" label

    n France, more than 5,000 establishments have the label “Accueil Vélo“, including the Montpellier Tourist Office! Since Summer 2019, in the small garden behind our reception desk on the Place de la Comédie, you will find

    • a water point to fill your water bottle.
    • Possibility of entrusting us with your VAE battery (electrically assisted bicycle), we load it for you!

    But that’s not all ! This label also guarantees you a warm welcome and advice specially adapted for you, cycling enthusiasts. Ideas for walks, weather, cyclo-friendly accommodation, and more!

    The Tourist Information Office in Lattes, has also been awarded the “Accueil Vélo” label:

    • 2 bike parks less than 20 m away
    • Water point to refresh yourself or fill your water bottle
    • Public toilets nearby
    • A punctured wheel or minor damage? Loan of a repair kit: sets of keys, tyre levers, patches…
    • Need to grease, re-inflate your bike or recharge your electric bike? We have what you need on request! (lubricant, foot pump, multi-socket).