Montpelier: Antigone Area

Montpelier had been experiencing rapid growth since the 1970s.  The city was on line to become the new regional technology centre and there was a need for expansion and for more public housing.  In 1979, the newly elected municipal council of Montpelier, with far-seeing vision, decided to develop a whole new district to provide for…

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If there’s a city in France that can offer more in the way of enjoyment, relaxation, places to visit outside the area, and great sight-seeing inside it, than Montpelier, then I have yet to find it.

Often called the sunshine capital of France because of its average of 300 sunny days per year, Montpelier lies just 11 km from the Mediterranean coast.

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