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Jump on a train in Montpellier and within four hours you can arrive in Barcelona or Paris. Closer to home trains from Montpellier go the Roman towns of Nimes and Arles, seaside port of Sète, and walled city of Carcassone. Below you’ll find guides to using the service and some of the best short breaks accessible by trains from Montpellier.

Beyond Montpellier: Sète, Nîmes & Arles day trips by train - Bored with Montpellier? Really?! Well there’s no shortage of other cities to visit and there’s plenty on offer close to home. Here we look at three cities accessible by train from Montpellier in one hour, give or take a few minutes.