Explore the opportunities in Montpellier, where French tradition and habits blend with modern amenities and innovation.
Our serviced apartments in Montpellier have been designed and furnished with the corporate visitor in mind. All modern facilities are available, including an office area with a desk and high-speed internet connection, a fully-furnished kitchen, and laundry services.
Our properties offer a balanced solution for a business visit or relocation. All your essential needs are covered, allowing you to concentrate on the task at hand. Aparthotels in Montpellier provide space and privacy with additional services, such as business facilities and on-site parking.
Montpellier lies about ten kilometres from the southeast coast of France, within reach of many lovely beaches. Montpellier is served by the A9 and A75 motorways. The A9 runs from Nimes and Avignon in the northeast to Narbonne in the southwest.
Follow the A75 to the north to Clermont-Ferrand. The nearest large city is Toulouse, 250 kilometres to the west via the A9 and A61. French is the national language here, but English will be spoken in many establishments. The euro is used for all transactions.
Montpellier has experienced vigorous economic growth. In 2012 the city was nominated for the Best Emerging Culture City of the Year. Montpellier is very highly regarded as a place to establish a business or relocate to. The city has one of the youngest populations in France, with its 70,000 students who make Montpellier their home every year.
Montpellier welcomes innovation and foreign investment. It has a long tradition of prosperity, a favourable business environment, and a privileged location. These advantages are combined with an excellent overall quality of life. The economic vitality of the city and its suburbs has been enhanced by generous public investment and bustling commercial activity.
Montpellier is one of Europe’s main business locations. This is on account of the low cost of running a business here and the reasonably priced and qualified labour force. Its great asset is its strategic location. The city has its own airport with regular flights to major European destinations. Nimes, Marseille, and Avignon are all within a short drive.
Montpellier assists innovation and creates a favourable environment for new creative business ideas. The city itself is a leading location in France in terms of public-sector research.
It is also home to France's second-largest start-up incubator. The western-most part of the French Riviera has become known as the French Silicon Valley. Montpellier is within easy reach of its largest hubs.
Montpellier boasts an eventful business and exhibition scene that would be worthy of a European metropolis. The Montpellier Parc des Expositions is ideal to stage large business events and host trade shows, exhibitions, and conventions. The calendar of cultural and sports events in Montpellier also contributes to the influx of visitors and capital.
Stay in a Situ serviced apartment in Montpellier to make the most of your business opportunities in this dynamic city.
Visiting or relocating to Montpellier is a wonderful opportunity to experience the sophisticated yet not overly-urban lifestyle of the French Riviera.
The city centre is the largest pedestrianized area in Europe. This means that most of the places of interest are easily available without a car. The glorious weather of southern France lets you enjoy walking around the city all year round.
Most of the businesses in the centre are small artisan bakeries and cafés and family-run restaurants, boutique clothes shops, and open-air fresh food markets. Stay in Situ self-catering accommodation in Montpellier and enjoy the flexibility to eat out or create fresh meals in the fully-equipped kitchens.
Montpellier has much to offer in terms of cultural activities and sightseeing. It is home to two giant concert venues, L’Arena and Le Zenith Sud. A summer opera festival is held annually and features over 150 events. In autumn, join Montleppier for Cinemed, the second-largest cinema festival in France after Cannes.
The city’s architecture is a curious mix of old and new, with its 17th-century mansions and a 12th-century ritual Jewish bathhouse. The oldest botanical garden in France, Le Jardin des Plantes, invites visitors all year round.
The cost of living in Montpellier is relatively high compared to more rural locations, but quite acceptable for the south of France. After all, living in the Riviera comes with its costs and benefits. The overall quality of life is remarkable, the crime rate is not too high, and real estate prices offer enough opportunities for investment.
Whatever you choose to do, staying in a Situ serviced apartment in Montpellier will help you make the most of your trip to this lovely city.
Montpellier has its own airport which is just a ten-minute drive from the city centre. It is one hour away by plane from Paris, one hour and forty-five minutes from London, and two hours from Amsterdam. The airport shuttle bus line 620 takes you to Place de l’Europe in the city centre in 25 minutes. Passengers will soon be able to get to the city centre by tram as well.
Montpellier is serviced by Saint-Roch train station, located in the city centre. From here, you can get to any part of Montpellier by tram or bus. Line 106 Navette Aeroport will take you to the city airport as well. A wide network of intercity trains connect Montpellier to Toulouse, Marseille, and Avignon. Fast TVG trains depart regularly to Paris, the trip will only take three-and-a-half hours.
Public transport in Montpellier is provided by the TAM network that includes all buses, trams, and shared bicycles. The four tram lines in the city run from 04:30 am to 01:30 am and connect 84 stations that cover the whole city.
There are 36 bus routes as well, which together with trams, provide very efficient coverage of the city. The pedestrian centre is inaccessible for cars, so it is recommended that visitors use the city’s park and ride system and switch to public transport.