Historic university city. Fabulous square. Take train from Beziers to city centre. Great day out.
MONTPELLIER Montpellier is a city in Southern France. It’s the capital of the Languedoc Roussillon region, as well as the Herault department. Montpellier is the 8thy largest city of France. Nearly one third of the population is students from 3 universities and 3 higher education institutions. Sights to see: Place de la Comedie, Fabre museum, the botanical garden, the Saint Pierre Cathedral and The triumphal arch, Porte du Peyrou.
Loads of things to do in this university town turned big city. One of the most popular places to live and the fastest growing city in all of France, even make the top 100 places to visit in 2011 and the only city in France.
I studied during two years in Montpellier and I had the best time of my life! A friend of mine juste published a travel guide about Montpellier, if you want to read more about the city! http://www.escargotholiday.com/france/destinations/Montpellier.html