603/604 liO bus service

  • Montpellier
  • Pézenas

The 603/604 "Montpellier - Pézenas - Béziers" liO bus takes you on a journey deep into the Hérault region. Soak up the magical Thau Lagoon and its oyster farms all the way to Pézenas, Molière's hometown, with its rich architectural heritage, arts and crafts.

  • Périod: all year round.
  • Days: Monday to Sunday, including bank holidays, except May 1st.
  • Recommended start point from Montpellier: Sabines stop (tram 2).

Recommended stops 

Places to eat and sleep at each stop.



30 minutes from Montpellier. Stop: La Clavade Feast on seafood at one of the restaurants lining the harbour as you gaze at the oyster farms in this pretty village on the banks of Thau Lagoon.

You can also go on boat trips and fish farm tours. Find out more.



35 minutes from Montpellier. Stop: Centre. Travel back in time between the lagoon and garrigue in this little village. Soak up its incredible heritage: medieval ramparts, Renaissance buildings, Romanesque chapel, Gothic church, early Christian church ruins and more.

Be sure to visit the 5th century mosaics at the archaeological Villa-Loupian Gallo-Roman Museum. Find out more.

Pézenas © G.Payen-CRTL-Occitanie


1 hour from Montpellier. Stop: Gare Routière. Pézenas, the former capital of the Languedoc governors, is home to opulent manors, streets paved with history and countless artisan studios and boutiques.

Antique dealers and bargain hunters flock here for two major antique fairs every May and October. Two festivals celebrate Molière and Boby Lapointe: "Printival" in April and "Molière, le théâtre dans tous ses éclats" in June. Find out more.