Going to the beach in Montpellier by public transport and by bike

Go to the beach without a car - Montpellier

How to get there?
By using the tramway line 3 until the terminus : "PEROLS Etang de l'Or". 
 
Then you can :
- Go on foot (1/4h walk) to the beach of Carnon.
- Rent a bike at the Velomagg'Loisirs station and all the beaches are easily accessible. (0.50 €/h)
- Take the Herault Transport Beach Shuttle which serves the Petit and Grand Travers beaches (1.50€ Tramway ticket + shuttle)
- Take the 131 Herault Transport line to Palavas (1.60€)
It is possible to take your bike on the tram, except at peak times during the week (7am-9am and 5pm-7pm) and at weekends the tram may be a little overcrowded to accept bikes.
 
Accent Francais Blog's little secret: The Pilou beach in Villeneuve-les-Maguelone
Take bus line 32 from the tramway stop line 4 Garcia Lorca to the Pilou stop in Villeneuve-lès-Maguelone. Go to the Vélomagg' plage reception desk located next to the Pilou stop. Present your season ticket or validated ticket. Hand over an identity document as a deposit. A bike is lent to you free of charge. Pedal for the day and return your bike to the Vélomagg' plage reception until 7pm.
 
The ultimate tip from the Accent Francais Blog for those who already have a bike: Take the train at Montpellier station to Villeneuve-les-Maguelone with your bike (all these trains accept bikes for free). After 5 minutes on the train, you have 3 km to go with your bike to reach the beautiful beach of Pilou.