Train Marseille → Montpellier
travellers in 2015
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Main stations in Marseille and Montpellier
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Travel inspiration in Marseille and Montpellier
Marseille, the capital of Provence region
Marseille is the oldest French city and the second most important city in France after Paris. Marseille is located on the southeast coast of France in the Provence region. The city is known for its harbour, sunny climate and beautiful coastline. The natural beauty of Marseille is reflected by its parks and calanques. This explains why Marseille has retained a particular village feel. From the historic Panier district to the Romanesque churches, the city is full of treasures. The famous Notre Dame de la Garde, which overlooks the city from the top of a hill, is not be missed.
Montpellier, a pioneer of ecological urbanism
Montpellier is one of the most important cities of France in terms of population. It is located in southern France, in the very heart of the Languedoc-Roussillon region and about 12 kilometres away from the Mediterranean Sea. Montpellier is a fast expanding city, and it is one of best places to experience the art de vivre of the southern region of France. This makes Montpellier an ideal holiday destination as well as a renowned student city.
Montpellier is a pilot city for ecological urbanism in France. Discover its wide pedestrian area and blue decorated tramways. You’ll be amazed to learn that its trams are designed by artists including Garouste, Bonetti and Christian Lacroix. Montpellier can also be visited by using the bike along the brand new bike path that follows the Lez River. The bike is also great to visit vineyards or to go to the beach.
Reviews & ratings Marseille - Montpellier
We recently travelled from Avignon to Montauban transferring at Montpellier. Train service was on time. Montpellier station is being renovated and was quite difficult to get on and off platforms due to crowds. For short trips, second class travel on French trains is perfectly adequate.
The train condition and conmfort is fine. But it has a 1,5 h delay during the jurney. And the reason of the delay has been announced only in French which is not convenient for non-french speaking people.