Getting There -- Trains arrive regularly from Montpellier, and Sète is on the TGV line that runs from Paris to Perpignan. For information and train schedules, call tel. 36-35, or visit www.voyages-sncf.com. The Totem bus network (tel. 04-67-74-21-06; www.cars-bassin-thau.com) operates within Sète and connects it to the other towns along the coast and on the Etang de Thau. If you're driving, Sète is off the A9.
Visitor Information -- The Office de Tourisme is at 60 grand rue Mario Roustan (tel. 04-99-04-71-71; fax 04-67-46-17-54; www.tourisme-sete.com).
Special Events -- Every August, the people of Sète pay homage to their patron saint with the Fêtes de la Saint-Louis, which includes 6 days of nonstop music, dancing, fireworks, and, that favorite Sétois pastime, water-jousting tournaments on the canal.