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Car Hire at Montpellier Airport
Montpellier - Méditerranée Airport, also known as Fréjorgues Airport, is located 12km east-southeast of Montpellier in Mauguio, in the Hérault department of the Languedoc-Roussillon region in France. Five airlines operate year-round at the airport, and several others run seasonally or provide charter flights, with flights to and from destinations including Ajaccio, Algiers, Birmingham, London, and Paris. The École nationale de l'aviation civile (French civil aviation university) also has a campus at the airport.
Car rental desks are located in the Arrivals Hall. You will find precise details of the location and opening hours of your specific car hire provider in your Nova Car Hire booking confirmation document. A staff member will guide you to your rental vehicle and advise you of drop-off details.
Located in the south-west region of France, Montpellier offers a wealth of museums, gardens and shopping, as well as some truly exceptional restaurants. Work up an appetite by taking in the main attractions. These include Place de la Comedie, the heart of the city pinned by the Three Graces fountain and perfect for people-watching. (Tip: the best shops are between this square and Antigone). La Place Royale du Peyrou, also known as the Esplanade, is an outdoor market is lined with trees that caters for both tourists and locals with plenty of good outdoor eateries from where you can enjoy views of Montpellier’s very own Arc de Triomphe. The Jardin des Plantes is one of several local botanical gardens and includes an Amazon rainforest complete with artificial rain.
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