Montelimar tourism and travel guide

Photo of Montelimar in Drome

Visit Montelimar: highlights and tourist information

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France This Way comment: The town of Montelimar is famous worldwide for its nougat - be sure to sample some!

Important note

This page features a summary of highlights that you might like to explore near Montelimar. For detailed visitor information see the Montelimar travel guide.

Montelimar is situated in the Drome department and Rhone-Alpes region (now part of the Auvergne Rhône-Alpes region), in the south-east of France at 43 kilometres from Valence, the department capital (general information: Montelimar is 511 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Viviers at 10 km and Alba-la-Romaine at 12 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Montelimar, France: places to visit and attractions

Some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Montelimar in Auvergne Rhône-Alpes.

Note that all distances below are 'direct' and real driving distances will be greater!


... or see ALL recommended places to visit in Drome

Map of places to visit near Montelimar

Markets in and near Montelimar

Market days in Montelimar: weekly market: Wednesday & Thursday & Saturday & Friday;

  • Montelimar: market Wednesday & Thursday & Saturday & Friday (0km)
  • Le Teil: market Thursday (6km)
  • Donzere: market Saturday (14km)
  • La Begude-de-Mazenc: market Tuesday (15km)
  • Grignan: market Tuesday (20km)
  • Pierrelatte: market Friday (21km)
  • Loriol-sur-Drome: market Friday (21km)
  • Bourg-Saint-Andeol: market Wednesday (22km)
  • Privas: market Wednesday & Saturday & (23km)
  • Saint-Paul-Trois-Chateaux: market Tuesday (24km)

More information about Montelimar, Rhone-Alpes

Tourist attractions near Montelimar, France

Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Montelimar.

Grand sites of France

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Monts d'Ardeche (40km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbatiale Sainte-Marie (Cruas) (11km)
  • Abbaye d'Aiguebelle (Montjoyer) (12km)
  • Eglise de Saint Michel (La Garde-Adhemar) (19km)
  • Cathédrale Notre-Dame (Saint-Paul-Trois-Chateaux) (24km)
  • Cathédrale Saint-Apollinaire (Valence) (43km)
  • Cathédrale Notre Dame de Nazareth (Vaison-la-Romaine) (44km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin des herbes (19km)
  • Parc Jouvet (43km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Grotte de Saint-Marcel (31km)
  • Réserve naturelle nationale des Gorges de l'Ardèche (32km)
  • Cascades du Sautadet (45km)
  • Cascade du Ray-Pic (46km)
  • Bois de Païolive (48km)
  • Dentelles de Montmirail (49km)
  • Mont Gerbier de Jonc (53km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Montelier (47km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • La Ferme aux crocodiles (23km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Montelimar

Canton: Montélimar

Arrondissement: Valence

Department: Drome

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 26200

Distance to Montelimar

from Valence (prefecture): 43 km

from Paris: 511 km

from Calais: 742 km

from Nice: 222 km

from Bordeaux: 422 km

from Strasbourg: 502 km

Getting here

For driving distances to Montelimar from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 9 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Ancone, Espeluche, Le Teil, Meysse, Montboucher-sur-Jabron, Rochemaure, Saint-Marcel-les-Sauzet, Sauzet and Savasse.

This page in French: Visiter Montelimar