The second largest town in the in the department of Drome, after Valence, Montelimar is the capital of that stickily delicious confectionery, nougat. Car hire in Montelimar really opens the gates to explore the whole Pronvence region, where you can hear the dry rasp of cicadas and take in the warm scent of lavender on the summer breeze. Ideal! Hiring a car in Montelimar allows you to visit the splendid natural beauty of the nature reserve at the Gorge dArdeche in only an hour. This 30 kilometre-long canyon runs from Vallon Pont dArc to Saint Martin dArdeche, and is a tourist attractions that draws in over a million people per year.