For a touch of French class close to the coast, they don’t glide onto the scene more gracefully than Montpellier. Fly direct from London Heathrow (LHR) to Montpellier–Méditerranée Airport (MPL). Flights to Montpellier depart twice a week in summer.
Find your perfect brasserie off the central Place de la Comédie for lunch. Seafood’s always on the menu. The city hosts an excellent art museum for European masters, the Musée Fabre. Visit the university’s Museums of the Faculty of Medicine. Then, have a sunlit summer stroll through Antigone, a whole district built to impress, with stadium-sized crescents and jumbo boulevards. Hire a car to explore the southern coast of France and the winemaking villages that have grown out of the rich volcanic soil. Wine country and hiking country are potently close to each other. Hike out on Pic de Saint-Loup, the limestone crag beyond the city, and try the local rosé.
You can fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Montpellier–Méditerranée Airport (MPL) in just under two hours. With two flights per week in summer, getting away for a city break couldn’t be easier. Travel in Euro Traveller or Club Europe and take advantage of the award-winning British Airways service. Book a hand-baggage only fare which allows a laptop case or handbag as well as a cabin bag. Or choose a package holiday price that includes 23kg luggage allowance and two cabin bags.
Fly to Montpellier with British Airways and combine regular flights with fantastic benefits. Let us take care of everything, from flights to accommodation and airport transfers. Our Euro Traveller fares include allocated seat selection. Check-in 24 hours in advance, online, on your mobile - or at the airport. Club Europe travellers can also enjoy lounge access and priority boarding. From 11 January 2017 you can also buy delicious food from British food favourite M&S on board all flights flying from/to London Heathrow and London Gatwick. That means you can sit back, relax and enjoy the food you love from the British high street while in the air. For your convenience we will only accept credit/debit cards on board.
Montpellier–Méditerranée Airport (MPL) is just 7km outside the city centre, a 15-minute drive. There are good public transport links by bus or tram. If you’re planning a fly-drive book car hire, in partnership with Avis, and receive great benefits – with all mandatory charges included and 24-hour customer support. Earn Avios on every rental or join Avis Preferred and beat the queues with faster pick up.
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