Montpellier is found in the Languedoc-Roussillon region, 10 kilometres inland from the Mediterranean. Montpellier has a reputable university, which has played a large part in the town itself, keeping it young and vibrant.
It is quite a sizable town, with more than 250,000 inhabitants, and is said to be the fasting growing city in France.
A nice, clean, attractive city, there are several interesting tourist attractions to visit in Montpellier. There are numerous fountains, gardens, buildings and monuments to discover as you explore - many not in themselves especially important, but each contributing to the appeal of the city as a whole.