The capital of the sun-drenched wine-growing region of Languedoc-Roussillon, Montpellier is a vibrant university town rich in history, art and culture and with a robust gastronomic tradition. Only three-hour train ride from Paris, Montpellier makes for a great weekend destination or a starting point for an exploration of this southern region.
Not to be Missed: the historic center with its maze of alleys lined with fine example of medieval and renaissance architecture; the Jewish Mikve, testimony to its medieval Jewish heritage; the newly renovated Fabre Museum with an exquisite collection of French and European paintings and sculptures from the 16th century to the present; the Botanical Garden; its wide pedestrian avenues lined with boutiques and inviting sidewalk cafes; its opera house and the unique Antigone district designed by award winning architect Ricardo Boffill.
- 3 nights in 3 or 4 star city center hotel
- Breakfast daily
- One dinner
- A private guided tour of historic Montpellier
- A wine tasting session of regional AOC
- Round trip TGV train tickets
- Optional: a cooking class
* These rates are subject to availability and currency
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