Montpellier (Occitan: Montpelhièr) is a city near the south coast of France on the Mediterranean Sea. It is the capital of the Hérault department. It is located in the Occitanie region. About 600,000 people lived in the urban area and 280,000 in the city itself. Nearly one third of the population are students from three universities and from three higher education institutions that are outside the university framework in the city. Montpellier is the third-largest French city on the Mediterranean coast after Marseille and Nice. Montpellier is situated on hilly ground 10 km (6 mi) inland from the Mediterranean coast, on the River Lez. Montpellier is located 170 km (106 mi) from Marseille, 242 km (150 mi) from Toulouse, and 748 km (465 mi) from Paris. Montpellier has a Mediterranean climate (Köppen Csa), with mild, damp winters, and hot, rather dry summers. Plenty of tourists are coming with private jet charters to start the French Riviera yachting holidays exactly from Montpellier. Montpellier is a boating destination, one of the most popular catamaran yacht hot spots in the Mediterranean. Montpellier is luxury superyacht charter boats jostle for position in the famous bay of Montpellier, France. Montpellier yachting, private jet charter flights, helicopter service and luxury cars rental with full of luxury all over France and Mediterranean!