Member of the LHC since 1996
Founded in 985 AD, Montpellier has since the 12th century been famous for its medical faculty. It has always been a cosmopolitan city, open to the sea and influences from all over the Mediterranean. It has numerous private houses dating to the 17th and 18th centuries. Later developments blend harmoniously with the old town; sensitive town planning, an emphasis on culture and the quality of life, a dynamic Technopolis.