Located in the Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region, in the department of Drôme, Montélimar has earned the nickname 'The Gateway to Provence' thanks to its geographical location. Montélimar was classified in 2009 as a tourist resort thanks to the great variety of accommodation in the town. Choose the perfect luxury hotel in Montélimar or in its surrounding countryside, and make the most of your stay. The town is crossed by several rivers including the Jabron, the Manson, the Meyrol and the Roubion which all offer pleasant walks. Montelimar boasts several historical monuments, the most notable of which being the Château des Adhémar. In its medieval architecture, you can discover a 12th century dwelling as well as an 11th century chapel with unique details. Today, a contemporary art centre here hosts temporary exhibitions. Diane de Poitiers' house, a Renaissance style mansion, has been listed as a historical monument since 1956, while the Chapel of Our Lady of the Rose, rebuilt thanks to a gift from Prince Albert II of Monaco, is a Romanesque-style religious building which dates from the 12th and 13th centuries. While staying in a charming hotel in Montélimar, don't forget to try the famous nougat that the city is best known for, and perhaps bring some back home as a souvenir.