36 hours...in Montpellier
Baudon De Mauny Chambres D'hotes is one of 36 hours...in Montpellier.

1. Baudon De Mauny Chambres D'hotes

Montpellier, Languedoc-Roussillon
Hotel · Préfecture · 1 tip

The TelegraphThe Telegraph: Special treat: Bang in the centre of the old town, the Baudon-de-Mauny (baudondemauny.com) has the discreet charm of the Montpellier haute bourgeoisie. Doubles from £138, two nights minimum.

Grand Hôtel du Midi is one of 36 hours...in Montpellier.

2. Grand Hôtel du Midi

6.3
22, Boulevard Victor Hugo, Montpellier, Languedoc-Roussillon
Hotel · Comédie · 6 tips and reviews

The TelegraphThe Telegraph: Mid-range: It is impossible to be closer to the Comédie, Montpellier’s nerve centre, than at the New Hotel du Midi (0033 4 67 92 69 61). There’s wacky décor and very decent rooms. Doubles from £83.

Place de la Comédie is one of 36 hours...in Montpellier.

3. Place de la Comédie

9.4
Place de la Comédie, Montpellier, Languedoc-Roussillon
Plaza · Comédie · 62 tips and reviews

The TelegraphThe Telegraph: Amble to the Comédie and take a table for a first refresher. Perhaps at the Café Riche. There’s no better place to take in the square’s lightly worn grandeur.

Café de L'Esplanade is one of 36 hours...in Montpellier.

4. Café de L'Esplanade

Uzès, Languedoc-Roussillon
Café · 1 tip

The TelegraphThe Telegraph: If the waiter becomes too annoying, leave for the Café de l’Esplanade on the Esplanade – where promenades and trees extend the square.

Place Jean Jaurès is one of 36 hours...in Montpellier.

5. Place Jean Jaurès

8.9
Place Jean Jaurès, Montpellier, Languedoc-Roussillon
Plaza · Comédie · 12 tips and reviews

The TelegraphThe Telegraph: Move to the Place Jean Jaurès is an apéritif central, colonised by cafés with terraces. Bag a chair where you can, order a pastis – old-hat among the hip but a sight cheaper than a mojito.

6. Saveurs et sens

French Restaurant · 1 tip

The TelegraphThe Telegraph: Saveurs et Sens (0033 499 616204; www.saveursetsens.fr) is an unobtrusive little spot run with inventiveness and warmth. At £21 for three courses, I doubt you’ll feel hard-done-by.

Place de la Canourgue is one of 36 hours...in Montpellier.

7. Place de la Canourgue

8.4
Place de la Canourgue, Montpellier, Languedoc-Roussillon
Plaza · Préfecture · 5 tips and reviews

The TelegraphThe Telegraph: Stroll around until you get to the tranquil Place Canourgue and have a glass at Le Comptoir de l’Arc.

Arc de Triomphe is one of 36 hours...in Montpellier.

8. Arc de Triomphe

8.8
Rue Foch, Montpellier, Languedoc-Roussillon
Historic Site · Préfecture · 7 tips and reviews

The TelegraphThe Telegraph: Head along Rue Foch, a Haussmanian swath carved through medieval Montpellier to the Arc-de-Triomphe, which honours Louis XIV.

9. Cathédrale Saint-Pierre

7.0
Rue de l'École de Médecine, Montpellier, Languedoc-Roussillon
Church · Centre Historique · 5 tips and reviews

The TelegraphThe Telegraph: Wriggle back through the old town. You’ll note St Peter’s Cathedral and nearby, Europe’s oldest medical school.

Pomme De Reinette is one of 36 hours...in Montpellier.

10. Pomme De Reinette

6.8
Montpellier, Languedoc-Roussillon
Antique Shop · Centre Historique · 5 tips and reviews

The TelegraphThe Telegraph: La Pomme de Reinette (33 Rue de l’Aiguillerie) is a vast warren of toyshops as they used to be. If you’re over 45, you’ll grin like a fool and drown in nostalgia.

Musée Fabre is one of 36 hours...in Montpellier.

11. Musée Fabre

8.4
13 Rue Montpelliéret, Montpellier, Languedoc-Roussillon
Art Museum · Comédie · 12 tips and reviews

The TelegraphThe Telegraph: Visit the revitalised Musée Fabre for one of France’s finest collections of European art (museefabre.montpellier-agglo.com, £5 for the permanent collection).

Maison de la Lozère is one of 36 hours...in Montpellier.

12. Maison de la Lozère

8.0
Rue de l'Aiguillerie, Montpellier, Languedoc
French Restaurant · Préfecture · 2 tips and reviews

The TelegraphThe Telegraph: The 13th-century vaults of the Maison de la Lozère, aka Cellier-Morel, have been a top spot for better-dressed folk for 20 years (0033 467 664636; celliermorel.com; dinner from £41).