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Wine Safari and Fair

You can book an exciting wine safari by jeep at one of the travel agencies in Montpellier. The jeep is designed for 3 passengers and a driver. You will get the opportunity to ride at high speed around the city, admire the beauty of nature, and visit several wine plantations during the trip. You can see how the grapes are grown and processed on each of them. You can also taste local varieties of wine and even buy it. You can also visit the wine fair. It is held in Montpellier annually. You will see colorful shows and taste delicious wine.
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Canoe down the River and Other Outdoor Activities

You can choose from a variety of extreme activities during your vacation in Montpellier. For example, you can go on a helicopter ride over the city or visit one of the quest rooms to find treasures or ghosts. You can also climb the rocks or small waterfalls. They are located in the vicinity of the city. If you contact the local tourist offices between the beginning of April and the end of September they can arrange a canoe trip on the river. You can take a long trip through the channels. They flow through picturesque parks. You can also go rafting on the rough sections of the mountain river. You will be able to hire a guide if necessary.

Active Holidays on the Beaches of Montpellier

You should visit the beaches that are located in the vicinity of Montpellier to spend time on the Mediterranean coast. You can reach them by bike, bus or car. You will get the opportunity to sunbathe and swim in each of them. You can also go fishing, scuba dive, snorkel, water ski, jet ski, kayak, yacht or sailboat, take a sea cruise, and play beach volleyball. You will also have the opportunity to increase your adrenaline level by taking up parasailing, surfing, kiting, or windsurfing. Copyright
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Grotte des Demoiselles Tour

The amazing natural attraction is located 20 kilometers from the city. This is the Grotte des Demoiselles. It was opened to the public in 1931. You can take a tour here. Its duration is 1 hour. You will be able to get into the grotto through a tunnel. It has a length of 180 meters and an angle of 45 degrees. You will get to one of the small underground trams.
Montpellier You will have to walk through the grotto on specially equipped paths that have fences. The guide will tell you the legend about the appearance of Demoiselles, as well as about stalactites and stalagmites during the trip. You will visit the largest hall later. It is called "Cathedral". You will be able to admire the huge stalagmite there. Its shape is similar to the Virgin Mary holding a baby in her arms.
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See Montpellier from the Observation Decks

Peyrou Park is located in the center of Montpellier. You can walk through its picturesque alleys at any time of the day. There are fountains here. You will have the opportunity to admire the equestrian statue of King Louis XIV and climb the water tower. It was built in 1768. The observation deck is equipped there. You will have the opportunity to enjoy the panorama of the city and its surroundings from there. There is also a large Le Corum complex in Montpellier. The opera house and conference hall are located there. You can visit it to climb the stairs to the roof. There is a viewing platform on it. You can view the city from a height.

Water Activities in Aqualand Cap d'Agde

You can spend time in Aqualand Cap d'Agde Park from mid-June to the first days of September. It is located a 60-minute drive from Montpellier. It is open from 10 am to 6 pm. There are plenty of water activities there. For example, these are slides, waterfalls, and extreme rides. One of them is the "Black Hole". If you give preference to it you will get the opportunity to make a descent down the hill, which has 2 circles, while in the dark.
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Map of all Michelin restaurants
Michelin-starred restaurants in Montpellier
♥   Restaurant 'La Factory' Montpellier. Type - Modern cuisine. 1.4 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'Le Petit Jardin' Montpellier. Type - Modern cuisine. 1.6 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'Castel Ronceray' Montpellier. Type - Traditional cuisine. 2 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'La Réserve Rimbaud' Montpellier. Type - Modern cuisine. 2 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'Terminal #1' Montpellier. Type - Modern cuisine. 2.1 km from the center. On the map   Photo
Map of all castles
Survived castles around Montpellier
♥   Castle 'Château de Guilhem' Hérault, 34.3 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Castle 'Château de Ganges' Hérault, 39.7 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Castle 'Château de Pézenas' Hérault, 41.5 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Castle 'Château de Montdardier' Gard, 43.2 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Castle 'Château de Valros' Hérault, 46.2 km from the center. On the map   Photo
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