Rive-de-Gier travel guide
Visit Rive-de-Gier: Highlights and Tourist Information
Note: The photo above was taken in Pelussin at 13 km from Rive-de-Gier
Location: Rive-de-Gier is situated in the Loire department (Rhone-Alpes region) in the eastern-center of France at 19 km from Saint-Etienne, the department capital. (General information: Rive-de-Gier is 408 km from Paris and 637 km from the port at Calais).
Market days in Rive-de-Gier: weekly market: Tuesday & Friday; (markets take place in the morning unless indicated)
Popular places to visit near Rive-de-Gier: these include Pelussin at 13 km and Malleval at 18 km. Parc zoologique de Saint-Martin-la-Plaine is a listed zoo or wildlife park at 3 km and Pilat is a listed regional natural parc at 14 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 Rive-de-Gier, FranceSome places that we or our contributors have visited and reviewed and can recommend close to Rive-de-Gier
Palais Ideal 45km
See France This Way travel guides for and Rhone-Alpes (the local department and region) for more travel ideas in the area of Rive-de-Gier.
Note that all distances from Rive-de-Gier shown above are direct and real driving distances will be greater.
Rive-de-Gier holidays and travel
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Markets near Rive-de-Gier
- Rive-de-Gier: market every Tuesday & Friday (0km)
- La Grand-Croix: market every Monday (3km)
- Saint-Chamond: market every Tuesday & Thursday (8km)
- Mornant: market every Friday (12km)
- La Talaudiere: market every Tuesday & Saturday (13km)
- Condrieu: market every Monday - seasonal market only - (15km)
- Condrieu: market every Friday (15km)
- Givors: market every Wednesday & Thursday & Sunday & Friday (15km)
- Saint-Etienne: market every Wednesday & Tuesday all day & Thursday all day & Sunday all day & Saturday & Monday & Friday (18km)
- Maclas: market every Thursday (19km)
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 Rive-de-Gier and wondering what to do next! Positions of each of these attractions is shown on the Rive-de-Gier map below.
Aquarium Aquarium de Lyon (28km)
Heritage Site Historic Lyon (33km)
Recommended Detour Saint-Symphorien-sur-Coise (17km); Saint-Galmier (23km)
Regional Natural Parc Pilat (14km)
Religious Monument Abbaye Saint Martin d'Ainey (Lyon) (31km); Eglise Saint-Jean-Baptiste (Lyon) (33km)
Remarkable Garden Parc de Gerland (33km); Parc de la Tête d'Or (35km)
Secteur Sauvegarde Lyon (33km)
Site Of Natural Beauty Oeillon Crest (14km); Perdrix Crest (15km)
Town Of Art And History Saint-Etienne (18km); Vienne (22km)
Ville Fleurie 4* Saint-Galmier (23km); Chaponnay (29km); Ecully (32km)
Zoo Or Wildlife Park Parc zoologique de Saint-Martin-la-Plaine (3km); Parc animalier de Courzieu (26km); Jardin zoologique de la ville de Lyon (35km); Parc de la Tête d'Or (35km)
Map of places to visit near Rive-de-Gier & Location Information
Distance to Rive-de-Gier
from Saint-Etienne (local prefecture): 19 km
from Paris: 408 km
from Calais: 637 km
from Nice: 293 km
from Bordeaux: 412 km
from Strasbourg: 416 km
* distances are direct not by road!
We have 13 other places listed nearby (within 6 kilometres of Rive-de-Gier): Cellieu, Chagnon, Chateauneuf, Dargoire, Farnay, Genilac, La Grand-Croix, Lorette, Saint-Joseph, Saint-Martin-la-Plaine, Saint-Paul-en-Jarez, Saint-Romain-en-Jarez and Tartaras.
For driving distances to Rive-de-Gier from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.
This page in French: Visitez Rive-de-Gier