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Getting There -- Trains and buses connect Aigues-Mortes to Montpellier and Nîmes. For information and train schedules, call tel. 36-35, or visit www.voyages-sncf.com. For bus information, visit the Gard département transport website at www.edgard-transport.fr. The town does not have a bus station, only a bus stop. If you're driving to Aigues-Mortes, take D979 south from Gallargues, or A9 from Montpellier or Nîmes.

Visitor Information -- The Office de Tourisme is at place St-Louis (tel. 04-66-53-73-00; fax 04-66-53-65-94; www.ot-aiguesmortes.fr).

Special Events -- Every August, Aigues-Mortes puts on its medieval finery to celebrate the Fête de St-Louis. Three days of parades, dances, jousting tournaments, and fireworks culminate in a reenactment of St. Louis's departure on the seventh Crusade.

Note: This information was accurate when it was published, but can change without notice. Please be sure to confirm all rates and details directly with the companies in question before planning your trip.