Promenade du Peyrou

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At Montpellier's highest point and designed in 1688 by Charles d'Aviler, the promenade is crossed by the St Clement aqueduct which served to carry water from the Lez springs to the water tower. Inspiration for the two rows of 22m arcades was drawn from the Pont du Gard. A flea market is held under the arches on Saturdays. From the upper terrace of the promenade there is a fine view over the Garrigue, the Cevennes, the sea, and, in fine weather, the Canigou.

Useful information

Address : 

Place Royale du Peyrou

Opening hours

Jun-Aug: 7am-midnight; Mar-May and Sep-Oct: 7am-9.30pm; rest of year: 7am-8pm

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