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Getting There -- Local buses connect Pézenas with Béziers and St-Jean-de-Védas, which connects to Montpellier via a tramway; visit www.herault-tranport.fr for bus information. If you're driving from the north, take the A75; from the east or west, take the A9 and exit at Agde-Bessan.

Visitor Information -- The Office de Tourisme is at place des Etats du Languedoc (tel. 04-67-98-36-40; fax 04-67-98-96-80; www.pezenas-tourisme.fr).

Special Events -- The Molière festival in June or July takes over the town with open-air productions, street theater, and fireworks. Pézenas also holds a major carnival in February to celebrate the last few days before Lent.

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.