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Les Rives tourism and travel guide

Photo of Les Rives in Herault

Photo is of La Couvertoirade at 8 km from Les Rives

Visit Les Rives: highlights and tourist information

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Les Rives is situated in the Herault department and Occitanie region.

Popular places to visit nearby include La Couvertoirade at 8 km and Lunas and area at 9 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Les Rives, 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 Les Rives in Occitanie.

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

La Couvertoirade

La Couvertoirade

Most Beautiful Village at 8 km (direction north-east), in the Aveyron department

La Couvertoirade, listed among the 'most beautiful villages in France', is one...

See La Couvertoirade guide
Lunas and area

Lunas and area

at 9 km (direction south-west)

Lunas is one of the villages in the attractive 'Land of...

See Lunas and area guide


at 13 km (direction south-south-east)

It is undoubtedly the Saint-Fulcran cathedral that will form the centre...

See Lodeve guide


at 17 km (direction west-south-west)

More famous for the beauty products produced here, the steep streets...

See Avene guide
Le Lac-du-Salagou

Le Lac-du-Salagou

at 22 km (direction south-south-east)

The Lac-du-Salagou is a popular leisure lake with a wide range of...

See Le Lac-du-Salagou guide


Most Beautiful Village at 26 km (direction east-south-east)

Even as you approach Saint-Guilhem-le-Désert along the Gorges de l'Herault you...

See Saint-Guilhem-le-Desert guide
Cirque de Moureze

Cirque de Moureze

at 26 km (direction south-south-east)

The Cirque de Moureze is one of the loveliest scenic spectacles...

See Cirque de Moureze guide


at 27 km (direction south-east)

Clermont-l'Herault is a pleasant place to take a break if you are...

See Clermont-l'Herault guide


at 28 km (direction south-south-east)

Villeneuvette is a pretty small village, interesting because it was originally...

See Villeneuvette guide
La Roque-Sainte-Marguerite

La Roque-Sainte-Marguerite

at 31 km (direction south-south-east), in the Aveyron department

The tiny village of La Roque-Sainte-Marguerite, in the Gorges...

See La Roque-Sainte-Marguerite guide
Le Vigan

Le Vigan

at 32 km (direction east-north-east), in the Gard department

Le Vigan is one of the most interesting towns to visit...

See Le Vigan guide


at 32 km (direction north-west), in the Aveyron department

The town of Millau is a lively traditional town,...

See Millau guide
Millau bridge

Millau bridge

Bridge at 33 km (direction north-west), in the Aveyron department

Millau Bridge (the Viaduc de Millau) is a modern bridge designed by...

See Millau bridge guide


Most Beautiful Village at 35 km (direction north-west), in the Aveyron department

Close to Millau Bridge, the small village of Peyre...

See Peyre guide

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

Map of places to visit near Les Rives


Markets in and near Les Rives

  • Bedarieux: market Monday all day (27km)
  • Aniane: market Thursday (31km)
  • Gignac: market Saturday (31km)
  • Lamalou-les-Bains: market Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday (31km)
  • Le Vigan: market Saturday (32km)
  • Millau: market Wednesday & Friday (32km)
  • Saint-Affrique: market Thursday & Saturday (33km)
  • Paulhan: market Thursday (37km)
  • Valleraugue: market Wednesday & Saturday (40km)
  • Pezenas: market Saturday all day (45km)

More information about Les Rives, Languedoc-Roussillon

Tourist attractions near Les Rives, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Grands Causses (31km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye de Sylvanès (Sylvanes) (25km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin des Sambucs (38km)
  • Parc et jardin du château de Margon (40km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Cirque de Vissec (17km)
  • Cirque de Mourèze (26km)
  • Cirque du Moureze (26km)
  • Grotte de la Clamouse (28km)
  • Chaos de Montpellier-le-Vieux (31km)
  • Céressou (35km)
  • Mont Caroux (35km)
  • Abîme de Bramabiau (35km)
  • Grotte des Demoiselles (39km)
  • Mont Aigoual (40km)
  • Aven Armand (grotte) (42km)
  • Chaos de Nimes-le-Vieux (45km)
  • Grotte de la Devèze (61km)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Le Caylar (5km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Fraisse-sur-Agout (46km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Maison des vautours (vultures) (39km)

Geography and distances

Les Rives is in the south of France at 55 kilometres from Montpellier, the department capital (general information: Les Rives is 562 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Les Rives

Canton: Caylar

Arrondissement: Lodève

Department: Herault

Region: Languedoc-Roussillon

New region: Occitanie

Postcode: 34520

Distance to Les Rives

from Montpellier (prefecture): 55 km

from Paris: 562 km

from Calais: 797 km

from Nice: 322 km

from Bordeaux: 325 km

from Strasbourg: 629 km

Getting here

For driving distances to Les Rives from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 4 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Le Caylar, Romiguieres, Roqueredonde and Saint-Felix-de-l'Heras.

This page in French: Visiter Les Rives

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