Despite lying in a relatively out of the way part of the historic city center, and unknown even to many residents of the ... More
Despite lying in a relatively out of the way part of the historic city center, and unknown even to many residents of the city, the exterior of Saint Pierre Cathedral is distinguished by its twin towers rising above the surrounding buildings. The current entrance is by the unassuming doorway in Rue du Cardinal Cabrières, next to which one can still distinguish the marks of shots fired by Royalist troops in 1815. Worth noting is the restoration of 19th-century stained glass windows and the many paintings, most notably the demise of Simon le Magicien by Sebastien Bourbon (1621).
The soaring steeple of the church of Saint Anne is one of the most visible landmarks of Montpellier. Situated in
a pedestrianized zone of the city center, the church is no longer used for religious worship and today houses ...
Saint Georges catches the eye of passers by on the quays of the Saône with its entirely neogothic harmony. The
church was completely reconstructed in 1844 by the architect Pierre Bossan, who is famous for his eclecticism at Fourvière. ...
Constructed in 1740, this building served initially as the chapel of the Monastery of the Pères de Mercedaires. These fathers
were the custodians of a remarkable relic: the skull of Saint Eulalie. It was brought to Montpellier from Barcelona, ...
*Terms & Conditions: Savings calculation is based on Flight + Hotel vacation package bookings for a 3 month period for 2 adults with a 2+ night length of stay compared to price of the same components if booked separately during same period. Savings will vary based on origin/destination, length of trip, travel dates and selected travel supplier(s). Savings not available on all packages.