Place de la Comédie

Montpellier
Languedoc Roussillon
Landmarks and Historic Buildings

A beautiful oval-shaped central square in the historic centre of Montpellier, the Place de la Comédie is an unmissable sight in the city. One of the largest pedestrian areas in Europe, the square is often filled with street performers and busy locals. The glorious Comedie Opera House at one end and the statue of the 3 Graces at its centre are magnificent, so why not enjoy a coffee or some lunch at one of the café terraces, and watch the world go by in this stunning setting?

 

Places to visit nearby

Montpellier in Languedoc Roussillon is a thriving and modern city near France's sunny south coast that was voted one of the New York Times' 'Places to go in 2012'.

Nîmes in Languedoc Rousillon is the home of some of the best preserved Roman monuments in the world and is especially famous for its amphitheatre.

Marseille in Provence Côte d'Azur is the second largest, and the oldest, city in France and is situated on the sunny south coast.

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