Cap d'Agde Village Resort.

Montpellier Méditerranée airport (MPL)

montpellier-flight

Montpellier airport is a big regional airport about 40 miles away from Agde, with flights with Easyjet flights from London Gatwick (variable prices) and with budget airlines offering flights: Ryanair are usually one of the main budget airlines operating into Montpellier airport.

Montpellier airport for Agde is one of the most common and popular routes with a number of airlines flying into this sizeable airport. In addition to Easyjet and Ryanair, many airlines including Air France, Sir Berlin, TAP and Iberia use the airport. This is quite a large airport and a good airport for flying into, if you wish to go to Cap d’Agde.

The taxi ride does tend to costs approx. Euros 120 and takes around 30 – 40 minutes. Your other option is to get the airport bus to connect with Montpellier train station and then to catch a train to Agde train station. From Agde train station you can either get the local bus from outside the train station to the gate of the resort or jump in a taxi-cab, if one is available. Those of you enjoying naturism in Portugal and other locations might find Montpellier airport the perfect place to fly into for 2 centre naturist holidays.

Official website: Montpellier Airport for flights to the main airport which is close the the resort. Beziers Cap d’Agde airport is closer but more limited for flight options.

Location of Montpellier Airport, France


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Make sure also to consider the airports which also offer good options for getting to the naturist resort. Beziers International airport provides cheap Ryanair flights from the UK and a few other countries. Perpignan international airport is also another option, although further from the resort.

French airport

There are literally a hundred or so airlines who fly into Montpellier airport and which thus provide you with options for using air as the main way to get to the resort. Below though are some of the cheaper and lower cost options if flying within Europe.

HOP Airlines

The interestingly named HOP airline, who are Italian based, used to very conveniently fly into Beziers Airport to and from Bastia. Airlinair used to the name and they seem to have been taken over by HOP given that their website now defaults to http://www.hop.fr/. HOP have now deserted Beziers and fly into the larger airport of Montpellier airport hence the flights take you slightly further away from the resort than Beziers but HOP flights are still a good option. HOP connect with Montpellier from roughtly 10 airports in France (including Rennes, Lyon and Caen) and with European cities which include Barcelona, Napes and Prague.

Easyjet

A very popular option for the many travellers is the budget airline (although no longer budget prices) Easyjet. for those happy to travel from the London and Luton areas of England.

Transavia

Transavia fly between Rotterdam and Montpellier most days of the week and are thus an excellent option for those of you who live near or around Rotterdam.

Volotea

Volotea offer flights to and from 4 other destinations in France (Lille, Nantes, Strasbourg and Ajaccio) with flights mid-range price and quite frequent. More information from: www.volotea.com/en/

Norwegian

Norwegian have flights connecting this part of France with many European cities including London, Rome, Oslo and Helsinki. Further flight information from: www.norwegian.com/uk/

When planning a trip to the South of France, consider Montpellier as an optional city to city is certainly a good consideration. This city also goes by the Occitan name Montpelhièr and is the capital city of both the Languedoc-Roussillon region and the Herault department.

The most popular attraction in Montpellier is the town square called the Place de la Comedie – which boasts the Three Graces fountain built in the 18th century by Etienne d’Antoine. The square was named after a theatre that was burned down in the 19th century. Other places worth visitinginclude the:

  • Amazonian greenhouse
  • La Serre Amazonienne
  • Antigone District
  • Tour de la Babote
  • and the Porte du Peyrou (which is the region’s arch of triumph).

Montpellier is also home to the Musee Fabre, a world famous museum, the Jardin des Plantes de Montpellier (which is officially the oldest botanical garden in the country), the Saint Pierre Cathedral and the Saint Clement Aqueduct. Although Montpellier is a city with a number of side-walk café’s, restaurants, nightclubs and sports facilities, it has the old world charm of a historic town and the quaint atmosphere of a French countryside village.

You can find detailed information on Tourism (tourisme) in Montpellier from the official site.

Day trips from Agde – you might also be interested in Sete, Languedoc.