Living + Teaching in Lunel, France

Population: 24,417
Département: Hérault

Where to Drink

Where to Eat


Boulangerie Ange
355 Boulevard de Sainte-Claire

Where to Party + Dance

Best Spot to Grab a Coffee


Le Pas Sage
Rue Puits de la Pointe



Must-See | Must-Do

Museums to Visit

  • Visit the Alyscamps in Arles
  • Go and see the Pont du Gard just outside of Nîmes
  • Carcassonne and the cité médievale
  • The Camargues
  • Christmas markets

Ideas for Day + Weekend Trips


Pleasant Walks

Outdoor Activities

  • iking at Pic Saint Loup (just outside of Montpellier) 
  • Walk in the Camargues
  • Hiking nearby trails (see "Randobus" in Pro-Tips) 

Housing Examples

  • 450€ per month for room and board (breakfast and dinner) in a local women's house

Worst Things About Lunel

Best Things About Lunel

  • Close to Montpellier (just 15 minutes by train)
  • Small city size allows people to be able to walk everywhere
  • The local cinema shows a great combination of popular and artsy films
  • Diverse student population
  • Conveniently-located train station
  • here is not much to do around town at night and on the  weekends aside form going to the cinema

Pro-Tips from Past + Current Teaching Assistants

  • There is a bus system in nearby Nice called "Randobus" that takes passengers from the city-center to nearby hiking trails.
  • Stay active! Lunel has a lot of gyms and there is ample time to work out each day with only 12 hours of work per week. 


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