Search results: Accommodation


Finding an apartment or house to rent or buy can be one of the hardest, most stressful aspects of moving to Montpellier. The process differs from the UK and other countries, plus there’s specialist vocabulary to learn. Relocation agents will take on the task, for a fee, but even if you take this route the […]

A quick guide to living in…Gambetta

Gambetta is few peoples’ first choice when looking for accommodation in Montpellier. But if you’re willing to look beyond the buildings’ weathered façades there’s a lot to like about the area. Rent is cheaper than the centre, local shops cost less, and you’re just a few minute walk from the old town. Plus, with the arrival of the third […]

A quick guide to living in…l’Écusson

L’Écusson is the name for the old, historic centre of Montpellier. It’s also many peoples first choice when looking for housing and accommodation in Montpellier. Dating back to the Middle Ages, the centre of Montpellier is a maze of narrow, winding streets that open out onto a handful of major arteries slicing through the centre of the city. […]

Getting Settled

Moving to Montpellier can be stressful. Uprooting your life is hard at the best of times. Throw in a border-crossing, another language, and the dreaded French bureaucracy and the problems multiply. Fortunately we’ve been there, done that, and got the official documents to prove it. Eventually. By following the simple advice detailed in the posts […]