Rivas travel guide
Visit Rivas: Highlights and Tourist Information
Note: The photo above was taken in Saint-Etienne at 20 km from Rivas
Location: Rivas is situated in the Loire department (Rhone-Alpes region) in the eastern-center of France at 20 km from Saint-Etienne, the department capital. (General information: Rivas is 391 km from Paris and 622 km from the port at Calais).
Popular places to visit near Rivas: these include Saint-Etienne at 20 km and Sainte-Croix-en-Jarez at 35 km. Saint-Galmier is a listed recommended detour at 6 km and Saint-Galmier is a listed ville fleurie 4* at 6 km. For more places to visit nearby and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.
Photos taken within 10 km
Selected places to visit and attractions near Rivas, FranceSome places that we or our contributors have visited and reviewed and can recommend close to Rivas
See France This Way travel guides for and Rhone-Alpes (the local department and region) for more travel ideas in the area of Rivas.
Note that all distances from Rivas shown above are direct and real driving distances will be greater.
Rivas holidays and travel
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Markets near Rivas
- Veauche: market every Wednesday (4km)
- Saint-Galmier: market every Monday (6km)
- Andrezieux-Boutheon: market every Tuesday (7km)
- Montrond-les-Bains: market every Thursday (7km)
- Sury-le-Comtal: market every Wednesday (7km)
- Saint-Just-Saint-Rambert: market every Wednesday & Thursday & Sunday & Saturday (10km)
- Chazelles-sur-Lyon: market every Friday (12km)
- Montbrison: market every Saturday (14km)
- Feurs: market every Tuesday (18km)
- Roche-la-Moliere: market every Wednesday & Saturday (18km)
Tourist attractions nearby
Below we show places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Rivas and wondering what to do next! Positions of each of these attractions is shown on the Rivas map below.
Recommended Detour Saint-Galmier (6km); Saint-Symphorien-sur-Coise (17km); Ambert (39km)
Regional Natural Parc Pilat (34km)
Remarkable Garden Jardin de l’écomusée (32km); Jardins du Château de Saint-Bernard (53km)
Site Of Natural Beauty Col des Pradeaux (32km); Perdrix Crest (34km); Oeillon Crest (36km)
Town Of Art And History Saint-Etienne (19km)
Ville Fleurie 4* Saint-Galmier (6km)
Zoo Or Wildlife Park Parc zoologique de Saint-Martin-la-Plaine (27km); Parc animalier de Courzieu (33km)
Map of places to visit near Rivas & Location Information
Distance to Rivas
from Saint-Etienne (local prefecture): 20 km
from Paris: 391 km
from Calais: 622 km
from Nice: 318 km
from Bordeaux: 387 km
from Strasbourg: 426 km
* distances are direct not by road!
For driving distances to Rivas from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.
This page in French: Visitez Rivas