Montélimar can be reached from most cities in the region, on both TGV and normal trains, and it is found west of the A7 highway, which runs north to south in the eastern region of the country. Montélimar doesn’t have its own airport but the closest in Lyon or Marseille. Both offer international flights and can be reached from the town centre in around 90 minutes.
In a lovely setting, Restaurant Le Chalet Du Parc is a favourite with locals as it offers great home cuisine and has something to suit all dietary requirements, whether you're there with the kids, on business or for a romantic meal. Le Printemps has a great European menu and Le Colonel Moutarde, located down a dark but intriguing alley is a real hidden gem.
Montélimar Terra Potters is held in late April and is an event for those who appreciate the ideology of the elements of earth, wind and fire. With the fields of Lavender which surround the town, it seems only natural to have an annual event celebrating it. The Montélimar Couleur Lavande, which takes place in early July, hosts local producers of Lavender offering all things made from Lavender, from tableware to decorations.
Montélimar nougat is actually mentioned in the first lines of the Beatles song, Savoy Truffle, from one of their biggest albums, The White Album. George Harrison penned the song for his close friend Eric Clapton and it refers to the latter’s addiction to chocolate. It also mentions other type of confectionary, mostly all are real names of confectionery.