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La Riviere tourism and travel guide

Photo of La Riviere in Gironde

Photo is of Libourne at 6 km from La Riviere

Visit La Riviere: highlights and tourist information

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La Riviere is situated in the Gironde department and Nouvelle-Aquitaine region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Libourne at 6 km and Saint-Emilion at 13 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

La Riviere, 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 La Riviere in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

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

Libourne

Libourne

at 6 km (direction east-south-east)

Not generally considered as a travel destination, we found the center of...

See Libourne guide
Saint-Emilion

Saint-Emilion

Heritage Site at 13 km (direction east-south-east)

Saint-Emilion is an exceptionally scenic town, and most unusual in being listed...

See Saint-Emilion guide
Abbey of La Sauve-Majeure

Abbey of La Sauve-Majeure

Abbey at 18 km (direction south)

The ruins of the Abbey of La Sauve-Majeure contain some very...

See Abbey of La Sauve-Majeure guide
Bordeaux-Chartrons

Bordeaux-Chartrons

at 23 km (direction west-south-west)

Chartrons is an attractive quarter of Bordeaux...

See Bordeaux-Chartrons guide
 
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Musée d'Aquitaine

Musée d'Aquitaine

Museum at 24 km (direction west-south-west)

The musée d'Aquitaine has an interesting collection relating to Bordeaux since prehistoric...

See Musée d'Aquitaine guide
Bordeaux Waterfront

Bordeaux Waterfront

at 24 km (direction west-south-west)

The waterfront in Bordeaux is among the highlights of a visit to...

See Bordeaux Waterfront guide
Bordeaux

Bordeaux

at 24 km (direction west-south-west)

Bordeaux is an unmissable town, one of the most...

See Bordeaux guide
Musée des Beaux Arts

Musée des Beaux Arts

Museum at 24 km (direction west-south-west)

The Musée des Beaux Arts of Bordeaux has an interesting collection of...

See Musée des Beaux Arts guide
Montcaret

Montcaret

National Monument at 31 km (direction east), in the Dordogne department

At Montcaret you can visit the archaeological site of...

See Montcaret guide
Margaux

Margaux

at 31 km (direction west-north-west)

The village and region here are known worldwide because of...

See Margaux guide
Sauveterre-de-Guyenne

Sauveterre-de-Guyenne

at 32 km (direction south-east)

The layout of the town of Sauveterre-de-Guyenne still follows its original medieval...

See Sauveterre-de-Guyenne guide
Les Jardins de Sardy

Les Jardins de Sardy

Garden at 35 km (direction east), in the Dordogne department

The Jardins de Sardy to the wet of Bergerac are...

See Les Jardins de Sardy guide
Blaye

Blaye

at 35 km (direction west-north-west)

The town of Blaye is well known because of...

See Blaye guide
Pellegrue

Pellegrue

at 37 km (direction east-south-east)

Pellegrue is a very small village but well worth exploring...

See Pellegrue guide

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Map of places to visit near La Riviere

 
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Markets in and near La Riviere

  • Ambares-et-Lagrave: market Friday & (14km)
  • Branne: market Thursday & Saturday (15km)
  • Carbon-Blanc: market Thursday (16km)
  • Bassens: market Sunday (17km)
  • Coutras: market Wednesday & Saturday (18km)
  • Creon: market Wednesday (18km)
  • Cenon: market Wednesday (19km)
  • Cavignac: market Thursday (19km)
  • Castillon-la-Bataille: market Monday (23km)
  • Bordeaux: market Wednesday & Thursday & Sunday all day & Saturday & Monday all day & Friday (24km)

More information about La Riviere, Aquitaine

Tourist attractions near La Riviere, France

What to do at La Riviere? Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting La Riviere.

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

Churches and religious monuments

  • Collégiale et chapelle de la Trinité (Saint-Emilion) (13km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Petit-Palais-et-Cornemps) (20km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin du Fond de l’or (3km)
  • Jardins du château de Vayres (4km)
  • Jardins du château de Mongenan (28km)
  • Parc du château de Grenade (32km)
  • Jardins du Sardy (34km)
  • Parc du château Lanessan (39km)
  • Jardins du château de Malle (41km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Bec d'Ambès (26km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Bordeaux Pessac (34km)
 
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Geography and distances

La Riviere is in the south-west of France at 24 kilometres from Bordeaux, the department capital (general information: La Riviere is 480 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: La Riviere

Canton: Fronsac

Arrondissement: Libourne

Department: Gironde

Region: Aquitaine

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 33126

Distance to La Riviere

from Bordeaux (prefecture): 24 km

from Paris: 480 km

from Calais: 688 km

from Nice: 618 km

from Bordeaux: 24 km

from Strasbourg: 735 km

Getting here

Most visitors will fly into Bordeaux airport (or Bergerac) while drivers should allow 7-8 hours driving time from the ports at Le Havre or Cherbourg. For driving distances to La Riviere from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 14 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Arveyres, Cadillac-en-Fronsadais, Fronsac, Izon, La Lande-de-Fronsac, Les Billaux, Libourne, Saillans, Saint-Aignan, Saint-Germain-de-la-Riviere, Saint-Michel-de-Fronsac, Tarnes, Vayres and Villegouge.

This page in French: Visiter La Riviere

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