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Montelimar Office de tourisme
Allees Provencales Montelimar
26200

Tel:+33 (0)4 75 01 00 20
Fax:+33 (0)4 75 52 33 69

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Montelimar is a delightful market town with a medieval centre overflowing with all sorts of shops selling every product imaginable.  One product though stands out more than most - the chewy almond nougat that's been produced here since the 17th century when the almond tree was brought from Asia.  There are numerous artisans who delight in telling you of the special secret ingredients involved or you may prefer a guided tour of the more commercial plant of Gerbe d'Or.

Montelimar enjoys a Provencal climate and is an ideal starting point for exploring the countryside to the east with its many medieval villages such as La Begude-deMazenc.  The Gorges de L'Ardeche lie tantalisingly to the southwest with those awesome limestone cliffs.

What to See - Montelimar Attractions

Canoeing & white-water rafting
Operators in Vallon-Pont-d'Arc, Ardeche
enjoy the spectacular scenary of the Gorges de l'ardeche on the river
| Admission charge | Opening Times: Best from May-June

Musee de la Soie
4km east of town in Montboucher-sur-Jabron, 26200
all you need to know about silk making
| Admission charge | Opening Times: Open Mon-Sat + Sun pms; Closed Sats in Nov | Tel: +33 (0)4 75 01 47 40

Musee Europeen de L'Aviation de Chasse
Montelimar-Ancone, 4km NW of the centre of Montelimar 26200
aerodrome with fighter aircraft from Eastern and Western countries
| Admission charge | Opening Times: Mon-Fri | Tel: +33 (0)4 75 53 79 49

Musee de la Miniature
19 rue Pierre Julien, Montelimar 26200
lots of items which are all housed here on account of their miniature size
| Admission charge | Opening Times: Sep-Dec:Wed-Sun; Feb-Jun:daily | Tel: +33 (0)4 75 53 79 24

Château des Adhemar
Mont Adhemar, Montelimar 26200
a mix of 12th-, 14th- and 16th-century architecture
| Admission charge | Opening Times: Apr-Oct:daily; Nov-Mar:Wed-Mon | Tel: +33 (0)4 75 00 62 30