Before you arrive
Some foreign citizens are required to apply for a visa before travelling to France.
More information on visa requirements can be found here.
The currency used in Montpellier is the Euro (EUR). Bank notes are most regularly available in values of 5, 10, 20, 50, 100 whilst coins come in denominations of 1, 2, 5, 10 ,20 and 50 cents, and 1 and 2 euros.
Major credit and debit cards are accepted widely in shops, restaurants hotels. When travelling by taxi it is best to use cash as many taxis do not have card payment facilities. American Express and Diners cards may not be accepted at some establishments.
FOREIGN EXCHANGE FACILITIES
A number of exchange offices are located in central Montpellier and at the airports. Please enquire at your hotel reception for the closest office and opening hours.
The electrical current in France is 220V/50Hz. Round European-style two-pin plugs are used.
The time zone in Montpellier is Central Europe (GMT +1).
MONTPELLIER TOURISM WEBSITE
Tourist information for Montpellier can be found at the city's official website Visit Montpellier.
The 2022 Annual conference will take place in Montpellier social distancing measures will be implemented throughout the venue. Please click here to view the requirements for Montpellier before you travel.