The most dynamic city on the French Mediterranean, tram-linked Montpellier offers a busy summer beach and year-round cultural events of international standard.
Behind historic Place de la Comédie, busy terrace cafés and restaurants dot the streets around Place Jean-Jaurès.
You probably didn’t know
The University of Montpellier is one of the world’s oldest – famed seer Nostradamus studied here in the 1500s.
Werewolves of Montpellier (Jason, 2010).