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Place de la Comedie
City: Montpellier State: N/A Country: France
Place de la Comedie is situated between the train station and the Polygone shopping centre, pedestrianised square is the heart and soul of Montpellier. Deriving its name from the first theatre built in the 18th century on the site of what is now the Opera, this expansive square is the site of major open-air shows and daily street entertainment. At the centre of the square, beneath the handsome facades of the surrounding 19th century buildings, is the fountain of the Three Graces. Guided tours are available in and around the place.
Climate | When to Visit
Visit during: April to November
Directions | How to Reach
By Air : Montpellier has direct flights from/to Paris. It has Direct flights from/to Lille, Strasbourg, Nice, Bordeaux, Corsica and others. British Airways provides daily flights from/to London. It also has weekly flights from/to Copenhagen (Cimber Air). By Rail : The city has trains from/to Paris (gare de Lyon) which can be covered in only 3 hours and 15 minutes. There is also a new cheap night TGV service, slower, which starts from Paris (gare de Lyon) and arrives in Montpellier. Regional trains are known under "TER Languedoc-Roussillon".By Road : The international and regional bus station is close to the train station, one minute from the Place de la Comedie, center of Montpellier. Eurolines has direct lines between Montpellier and Barcelona, Madrid, Marakech, Roma, Venezia, Brussels, Amsterdam, Cologne, Berlin, Prague and Belgrade.