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What are the major attractions in Castelnau-le-Lez?

If your trip to Castelnau-le-Lez is all booked but your itinerary is a little on the empty side, we can give you a helping hand.

Sometimes short and sweet drives are pleasant too. Just down the road, Montpellier Zoo and Zenith Sud will keep you busy. Once you've marked them off your to-do list, steer that car in the direction of Odysseum Shopping Centre.

What are the best road trip destinations near Castelnau-le-Lez?

Make tracks to Aiguelongue, an interesting nearby area. You'll come across plenty of things to do here. Aiguelongue is about 1 mile from Castelnau-le-Lez.

Where are the best beaches near Castelnau-le-Lez?

There's nothing nicer than opening the car window and feeling the salty sea air on your face while you're driving by the sea. Pack some food and spend a day basking in the sun at one of the magnificent beaches near Castelnau-le-Lez. Well-loved options include:

  • Palavas Beach (7 miles away).
  • Plage Maguelone (9 miles away).
  • La Grande Motte Beach (9 miles away).

What kind of rental car should I get for Castelnau-le-Lez?

The neighborhoods around Montpellier have their own vibe, and Castelnau-le-Lez is a favorite among visitors. Located around 2 miles from the city center, it's a convenient base from which to explore this happening metropolis and its surrounding areas. Get out and see the sights in a good all-rounder such as a standard car. You'll be able to cruise through the busy city streets more easily without sacrificing space for luggage and legroom.

Should I get a luxury rental car in Castelnau-le-Lez?

You'll be pleased to hear that there's a broad range of luxurious rental vehicles in Castelnau-le-Lez. What you end up going for depends on how much you're willing to spend and what you're hoping to do. Specialty and prestige vehicles offer the best in mod cons and comfort. If you want to treat yourself, why not go for an SUV with all the bells and whistles, or perhaps a stylish medium-sized vehicle? On the other hand, if you're just after a set of wheels to zip around town in as efficiently as possible, you're better off choosing a versatile compact vehicle (or something else that won't break the bank).

What do I need to know about driving in Montpellier?

Driving in and around Castelnau-le-Lez demands more from you than just knowing how to put your foot on the gas. Get familiar with the traffic laws and discover this bustling city the safe way:

What side of the road do they drive on in Castelnau-le-Lez?

You'll be driving on the right-hand side of the road in Castelnau-le-Lez. Even though the conditions may be similar to home, it's always smart to drive a little more carefully in a new destination.

Does Castelnau-le-Lez have peak-hour traffic?

The beauty of traveling to a smaller city like Montpellier is less traffic — and you won't find much of it in the neighborhood of Castelnau-le-Lez. That being said, you may still come across busier road conditions just before and after work hours.

Is it difficult to park in Castelnau-le-Lez?

You'll find loads of places to park your ride in Castelnau-le-Lez. Even right in the thick of things, there's often a spot right where you need it.

Are there speed limits in Castelnau-le-Lez?

As with the rest of Montpellier, the neighborhood of Castelnau-le-Lez has speed limits ranging from 50 km/h to 130 km/h. In residential zones, you generally won't be able to travel faster than 50 km/h.

What happens if I get a speeding fine while driving a rental car in Montpellier?

Usually, your rental company will bill the fined amount to your credit card. Alternatively, the company may share your contact information with local law enforcement agencies so they can send a fine straight to you.

Are seat belts compulsory in Montpellier?

They are, so buckle up. However, there are some exceptions for certain vehicles run by public transportation systems.

Is it illegal to use a cell phone while driving in Castelnau-le-Lez?

As long as you have hands-free functions like Bluetooth enabled, you are able to use your cell phone while driving a car in Castelnau-le-Lez. But be sure to remain focused on the road.

What are the rules around drink driving in Castelnau-le-Lez?

In Castelnau-le-Lez, it is against the law to drive with a BAC (blood alcohol content) greater than 0.05%. If you're in the mood for a drink or two, it's a good idea to leave your rental car at your hotel.

Is turning on a red light allowed in Castelnau-le-Lez?

Yes it is. However, before you turn you are required to bring the vehicle to a complete stop and only continue if there's no oncoming traffic.