The Arena – access map

The biggest events of the moment bring you together in the exceptional Montpellier Arena. Since the 3rd September 2010, concerts, sporting events, shows, exhibitions, festivals … All major events have been staged here and complement the excellent facilities to be found in other places in the town.

Remember that Montpellier gives pride of place to cultural and festive events, especially at the Zénith or the Corum. Over time, the Sud de France Arena has become part of the Montpellier landscape as the unmissable place to be in the region, and indeed in the south of France!

A stone’s throw from Montpellier town centre, by tram or by car, you can easily reach the small town of Pérols in Hérault, where the impressive building stands. Easily accessible, the Sud de France Arena (formerly Park & Suites Arena) is one of the largest venues in France.
You cannot fail to notice that it is the twin sister of the Accor Hotels Arena in Paris. Designed by renowned architects, the auditorium is first and foremost functional and welcoming so as to be able to host a multitude of events that make up a varied and eclectic programme of events. The auditorium is multifunctional, its lay-out adapting to the demands of each type of event. So, it has a capacity of over 10,000 people when the event is a convention. Whereas the capacity rises to 14,800 seats in a theatre format! It’s a colossus, but sometimes not enough to satisfy fans of the biggest headline acts. More than 13,500m² can be used in exhibition format. Almost 10,700 places are available for sporting events.

The schedule has indeed headlined many major sporting events. For example, we were proud to host basketball during the European Championships in 2015, but also horse riding, gymnastics and even Handball (with the Montpellier MHB club as the star attraction!), karate, tennis (l ‘Open Sud de France takes up residence here every winter) are not to be forgotten … In short, the auditorium is perfect for all big events.

Did you know that it was the French group Indochine who inaugurated the auditorium?

The Sud de France Arena is … unforgettable concerts: Beyoncé, Bruce Springsteen, Rihanna, Muse, Les Enfoirés, Scorpions, Shakira, Katy Perry, Chris Brow, … International sporting events: Gymnastics World Championship, the Euro Volleyball, Supercross … Shows, congresses, conventions … Everything is designed to dazzle the eyes and ears in the best possible conditions! Practical: The comfort is complete: bars, eateries, lockers, air conditioning …

A place to stay nearby is easy to find and visitors can make the most of the proximity of the Mediterranean Sea or indeed a visit to the Occitanie – Pyrenees-Mediterranean regions. Discover our quick booking service and your choice of seating plan on our site.

By car

– From the NORTH (Paris, Lyon, Avignon …)
A7 / E15 motorway. At Orange take the 9 / E15 motorway, to “Nîmes, Montpellier, Toulouse, Barcelona”. Exit n° 29 “Montpellier Est” then follow the direction “Arena / Parc des Exposition” (5 min). Entry A or B.

– From the WEST (Bordeaux, Toulouse …)
A61 / E80 motorway. Then join the A9 / E15 motorway towards “Narbonnes, Béziers, Montpellier”. Exit n° 29 “Montpellier Est” then follow the direction “Arena / Parc des Expositions” (5 min). Entry A or B.

– From the EAST (Marseille, Nice, Toulon …)
Take the A7 motorway. Then highway A54 / E80 to “Salon-de-Pce, Arles, Nîmes, Barcelona”. Take the A9 / E15. Exit n° 29 “Montpellier Est”, then follow the direction “Arena / Parc des Expositions” (5 min). Entry A or B.
– Coming from A9 Barcelona, Toulouse, Béziers or Montpellier-Ouest: Go to Parking B
– Coming from Montpellier Center: Take Parking A on Avenue de la Mer-RD21
– Coming from A9 / Marseille, Lyon, Nîmes or RD66: Take Parking A from the exit on the RD66 or the MEDITERRANEE Car Park (recommended route) from the roundabout at the International Airport
– Coming from Lunel or the coast (Grande-Motte, Grau du Roi, etc.): Go to Parking B

From the airport

Phone. : 04 67 20 65 29

Phone. : 04 30 96 60 00
Phone. : 07 81 46 58 77

Tram access

Ligne 3 Juvignac/Montpellier/Lattes et Pérols-Étang de l’Or, arrêt « Parc Expo »
– cette ligne dessert le centre-ville et la gare SNCF Montpellier Saint Roch.

On-site parking :

Free parking: 5,500 spaces

Information for people with disabilities

Access for people with disabilities:

People with reduced mobility who hold a disability card are invited to use the 2 crossing points reserved for them with their accompanying person(s) (Doors 1 and 8).

Two elevators are at your disposal with direct access from the control points to access the fixed stands without difficulty. A special place for you and your guide will be reserved for you.

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