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Notre-dame-des-tables

Notre-dame-des-tables

The original church was destroyed during the religious wars of the 16th century, but it is still an exciting historical destination. The name comes from the tables of the currency exchange that was linked to the spice trade, originally located in front of the church.
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Musée Atger

The museum is located in an old Benedictine monastery, and displays works of Rubens, Tiepolo, Carracci and Fragonard, among others.
The Jardin Des Plantes

The Jardin Des Plantes

Pierre Richer de Belleval founded France’s oldest botanical garden in 1593. Today it is a charming array of tropical greenhouses, ancient trees and worn benches.
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Le Mikve

The Le Mikve Jewish bathhouse draws its water from an underground well. It is one of few remaining buildings from medieval period when the city had a thriving Jewish population.
Maguelone

Maguelone

Maguelone, a few miles south of Montpellier, is home to a magical lagoon landscape with beaches, sand dunes, islands, and a gigantic 17th-century cathedral.
 Espiguette Beach (Le Grau du Roi)

Espiguette Beach (Le Grau du Roi)

A wide open beach that stands out and goes on for miles, a great place to swim and for endless walk. The shallow water makes it safe for younger swimmers. However, this popular beach can get quite busy and crowded during summer time, but well worth a visit. There are also cafés available if you are feeling hungry or thirsty.
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Musee Fabre

One of the biggest museums in France, exhibiting nearly 800 works with Flemish, Dutch, Italian, Spanish and French collections. This is a museum where you can admire works from the 16th to the 18th century from painters like Zurbaran, Reynolds, Tenier, Veronese and Monet. On display are also ceramics, sculptures and contemporary paintings.
Aquarium Mare Nostrum

Aquarium Mare Nostrum

It is one of the most popular tourist attractions in the town and no wonder why, it offers 3,500 animals from nearly 300 species which fills the 24 pools. In addition it representing a variety of marine landscapes and provides unique storm and hurricane simulators.
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