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La Riviere tourism and travel guide

Photo of La Riviere in Isere

Photo is of Grenoble at 18 km from La Riviere

Visit La Riviere: highlights and tourist information

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La Riviere is situated in the Isere department and Auvergne Rhône-Alpes region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Grenoble at 18 km and Pont-en-Royans at 23 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 Auvergne Rhône-Alpes.

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



Ski resort at 18 km (direction east-south-east)

Known as the 'capital of the Alps', Grenoble has a great...

See Grenoble guide


at 23 km (direction south-west)

The centre of Pont-en-Royans, with medieval houses along the cliffs...

See Pont-en-Royans guide


Most Beautiful Village at 24 km (direction west-south-west)

The village of St Antoine l'Abbaye, best known for its abbey complex,...

See Saint-Antoine-l'Abbaye guide


at 28 km (direction east-south-east)

Most visitors to Vizille are attracted by the Chateau de Vizille...

See Vizille guide
Palais Ideal

Palais Ideal

at 38 km (direction west), in the Drome department

One of the most unusual monuments in France, the Palais-Idéal...

See Palais Ideal guide


Ski resort at 39 km (direction east)

Its proximity to Grenoble means that the ski resort of Les...

See Les-7-Laux guide


at 42 km (direction west-south-west), in the Drome department

The Collegiale church of Saint-Bernard is the highlight of...

See Romans-sur-Isere guide


Ski resort at 46 km (direction east-south-east)

The well known ski station of Alpe d'Huez is...

See Alpe-d'Huez guide


at 50 km (direction north-east), in the Savoie department

Chambery is a very lively university town which is very...

See Chambery guide


at 50 km (direction south-south-east)

The small town of Mens is quite isolated but certainly worth...

See Mens guide


Ski resort at 55 km (direction east-south-east)

Les DeuxAlpes is one of the longest established and most popular...

See Deux-Alpes guide


Church at 58 km (direction south-east)

The church and mountainous setting of Notre-Dame-de-la-Salette are the second most important...

See Notre-Dame-de-la-Salette guide
Vienne (town)

Vienne (town)

at 59 km (direction west-north-west)

The combination of both Roman and medieval monuments in...

See Vienne (town) guide


at 59 km (direction west-south-west), in the Drome department

Although the famous local vineyards are the main attraction there is...

See Valence guide

... or see ALL recommended places to visit in Isere

Map of places to visit near La Riviere


Markets in and near La Riviere

  • Tullins: market Saturday (7km)
  • Autrans: market Wednesday (7km)
  • Moirans: market Saturday (10km)
  • Voreppe: market Friday (12km)
  • Saint-Egreve: market Tuesday & Friday (14km)
  • Fontaine: market Tuesday & Thursday & Sunday & Saturday (15km)
  • Voiron: market Wednesday (16km)
  • Saint-Etienne-de-Saint-Geoirs: market Monday (17km)
  • Saint-Marcellin: market Saturday (17km)
  • Villard-de-Lans: market Wednesday (19km)

More information about La Riviere, Rhone-Alpes

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.

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Chartreuse (28km)
  • Vercors (35km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin du musée Hébert (19km)
  • Parc du château de Vizille (28km)
  • Parc du château du Touvet (37km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Mont Jalla (17km)
  • Grottes de Choranche (20km)
  • Gorges de la Bourne (21km)
  • Cascade du Moulin-Marquis (21km)
  • Ruines de Séchilienne (31km)
  • Mont Granier (41km)
  • Mont Aiguille (44km)

Amusement park / theme park

  • Walibi Rhone Alpes (43km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Saint-Gervais (4km)
  • Nances (45km)
  • Montelier (50km)
  • Chaponnay (62km)

Geography and distances

La Riviere is in the east of France at 18 kilometres from Grenoble, the department capital (general information: La Riviere is 468 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: La Riviere

Canton: Tullins

Arrondissement: Grenoble

Department: Isere

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 38210

Distance to La Riviere

from Grenoble (prefecture): 18 km

from Paris: 468 km

from Calais: 690 km

from Nice: 221 km

from Bordeaux: 480 km

from Strasbourg: 409 km

Getting here

For driving distances to La Riviere from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 8 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Chantesse, Cras, Montaud, Morette, Polienas, Rovon, Saint-Gervais and Saint-Quentin-sur-Isere.

This page in French: Visiter La Riviere

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