Montpellier Nightlife Tour, Montpellier

Montpellier is a city with a very wild and colourful nightlife. The younger generation is the main player in this phenomenon. Montpellier is also known as the "never sleeping city" and this is due to the incredible number of clubs, discos, bars, pubs and other such venues.
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Montpellier Nightlife Tour Map

Guide Name: Montpellier Nightlife Tour
Guide Location: France » Montpellier (See other walking tours in Montpellier)
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Sightseeing)
# of Attractions: 7
Tour Duration: 1 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 2.0 km
Author: Cathy
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Le Cargo

1) Le Cargo

Le Cargo is a very popular club among the young population of Montpellier. It is also known as the students' club. The administration organizes an incredible amount of diverse, themed parties such as Latina Party, Summer Party and Irish Night. It's no wonder Le Cargo is the favourite hot spot in town for the young generation, given that the cost of the ticket is lower than in other such places and that there are contests organized and gifts offered on a regular basis. Billiard tables are also available.
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Antirouille

2) Antirouille

Antirouille is a concert bar in the city center. The selection of music styles played in Antirouille is unbelievable. Reggae, funk, rock, drum & bass, gospel and blues are just a few of the musical genres provided. The club is visited constantly by very famous artists and bands. Usually, the themes of the concerts or other events accord to certain days of the week, thus making it very easy to choose which party you want to be a part of.
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Rockstore

3) Rockstore

Rockstore is definitely the best rock club in Montpellier. Many groups and artists who were once unknown used to perform in the concert hall of the club. Some of them are Lenny Kravitz, Placebo, Pulp, Faith No More, Radiohead and others. Many French celebrities hang out here. Rockclub has a capacity of approximately eight hundred people. The club also has a more private hall, hence providing more space for those who prefer to relax and listen to the music in a quieter setting.
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Fitzpatrick's Irish Pub

4) Fitzpatrick's Irish Pub

Fitzpatrick's Irish Pub is a very busy and spirited location in the center of the city. The pub is a family business, which provides a guarantee of hospitality and good taste. Once a week, Irish nights with traditional songs and dances are organized. All the other days are not at all boring, however. All the important sporting events are displayed on a large TV screen and fans are welcome to support their favourite team or player and enjoy a Guiness beer at the same time.
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Le Comptoir

5) Le Comptoir

Le Comptoir is a wine bar in the center of Montpellier. The atmosphere of this bar is more than pleasant. The staff are always welcoming and polite with visitors. The selection of wines and champagnes is very wide, this being the perfect place to experience the French spirit with its romance and beauty. The music always complements the pleasant ambiance of Le Comptoir.
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Discothèque Le Fizz

6) Discothèque Le Fizz

Le Fizz is a very visited discotheque in the city center. The most regular visitors are the students of Montpellier and they certainly make the atmosphere of the disco even more lively and fun. The building of Le Fizz has two floors and each of them has its own theme and style. The most requested music in the discotheque is electro and techno, but there are many exceptions. Themed parties are often organized in Le Fizz.
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Martin's Club

7) Martin's Club

Martin's Club is a very fancy and friendly lounge bar in the center of Montpellier. The ambiance of Martin's is very exotic, the selection of drinks and cocktails is very wide and hookah pipes are also available. The bar is often host to diverse themed parties, expositions, degustations, concerts and other events. The staff of Martin's Club are always welcoming and nice.

Walking Tours in Montpellier, France

Create Your Own Walk in Montpellier

Create Your Own Walk in Montpellier

Creating your own self-guided walk in Montpellier is easy and fun. Choose the city attractions that you want to see and a walk route map will be created just for you. You can even set your hotel as the start point of the walk.
Montpellier Museum Walking Tour

Montpellier Museum Walking Tour

The museums of Montpellier are an important part of the city's culture and history. They not only provide external decoration to the city's panorama, but they also concentrate on the far-reaching evolution of the art and other branches (medicine, history). Over the centuries, Montpellier has had the chance to gain an impressive amount of precious showpieces which are definitely an important attraction for visitors.

Tour Duration: 1 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 1.6 km
Montpellier Art Galleries Walking Tour

Montpellier Art Galleries Walking Tour

Montpellier is a very culturally developed city, boasting numerous art galleries. This tour will introduce visitors to the world of both modern and ancient art and will give everyone a chance to see the works of the most talented sculptors, painters and other artists. Some of the galleries presented here feature the works of the world renowned artists.

Tour Duration: 1 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 1.5 km
Montpellier Religious Tour

Montpellier Religious Tour

Montpellier is a city with an impressive number of churches. The architecture of all the religious buildings is amazing and aside from the theological purposes they are fulfilling, they are also a very nice decoration for the city. Montpellier is rich in very old churches, but there are also new churches with modern designs that are a refreshing detail to the city's panorama, like Saint François. Take this tour to see them all and enjoy the "belles vues" around the old town churches.

Tour Duration: 2 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 2.9 km
City Orientation Walk

City Orientation Walk

Montpellier is a very attractive city from an architectural standpoint. Some of the local structures are extremely old, this being an inviting factor for history buffs. Among the ancient landmarks worth visiting here are the Tower of Babotte, the Opera House and more. Those with the taste for modernity will certainly love to explore the local buildings facade frescoes - a new course in contemporary art.

Tour Duration: 3 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 4.2 km
Montpellier Children Entertainment Tour

Montpellier Children Entertainment Tour

Montpellier is a city with numerous attractions for children of all ages and their parents. The young ones will be happy to savour a delicious ice cream in Cocco e Fragola, watch an entertaining performance in the Théâtre de la Plume and pick a nice toy to take back home from the Pomme de Reinette and Pomme d'Api shop. The kids who are a bit older will enjoy climbing the Water Castle, admiring the exhibits in the Anatomy Museum and walking through the parks.

Tour Duration: 1 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 2.9 km
Montpellier Shopping Tour

Montpellier Shopping Tour

Montpellier, being a French city, has an abundance of shops of all kinds. Of course the shops that promote traditional products, such as cheese, wine and perfume are the most popular among visitors and the owners try to reflect in them the true traditions of the French culture. French designers are also very famous everywhere in the world and the products bought in their shops are perfect gifts for friends and relatives.

Tour Duration: 1 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 1.2 km

Tips for Exploring City on Foot at Your Own Pace

Whether you are in Montpellier for a quick stopover or have a few days to see the city in more detail, exploring it on foot, at your own pace, is definitely the way to go. Here are some tips for you to save money, see the best Montpellier has to offer, take good care of your feet while walking, and keep your mobile device – your ultimate "work horse" on this trip - well fed and safe.

Taking Care of Your Feet


To ensure ultimate satisfaction from a day of walking around the city as big as Montpellier, it is imperative to take good care of your feet so as to avoid unpleasant things like blisters, cold or overheated soles, itchy, irritated or otherwise damaged (cracked) skin, etc. Luckily, these days there is no shortage of remedies to address (and, ideally, to prevent) these and other potential problems with feet. Among them: Compression Socks, Rechargeable Battery-Powered Thermo Socks for Cold Weather, Foot Repair Cream, Deodorant Powder, Shoes UV Sterilizer, and many more that you may wish to find a place in your travel kit for.

Travel Gadgets for Your Mobile Device


Your mobile phone or tablet will be your work horse on a self-guided walk. They offer tour map, guide you from one attraction to another, and provide informative background for the sights you wish to visit. Therefore it is absolutely essential to plan against unexpected power outages in the wrong place at the wrong time, much as to ensure the safety of your device.

For these and other contingencies, here's the list of useful appliances: Portable Charger/External Battery Pack, Worldwide Travel Charger Adapter, Power Converter for International Travel Adapter, and Mobile Device Leash.