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Visit Riverie: highlights and tourist information

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Riverie is situated in the Rhone department and Auvergne Rhône-Alpes region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Pelussin at 22 km and Vienne (town) at 24 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Riverie, 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 Riverie in Auvergne Rhône-Alpes.

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



at 22 km (direction south-south-east), in the Loire department

The Chateau de Virieu and the old market hall...

See Pelussin guide
Vienne (town)

Vienne (town)

at 24 km (direction east-south-east), in the Isere department

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

See Vienne (town) guide


at 24 km (direction south-west), in the Loire department

Originally an industrial town, regeneration of the Place Jean Jaures,...

See Saint-Etienne guide


at 24 km (direction south-west)

Eveux, in the Rhone, is visited for the La Tourette Monastery...

See Eveux guide
Lyon Old Town

Lyon Old Town

at 26 km (direction east-north-east)

In Vieux Lyon there are numerous impressive townhouses of the...

See Lyon Old Town guide


at 26 km (direction east-north-east)

Lyon has all the impressive buildings and monuments, museums, shops and restaurants...

See Lyon guide


at 26 km (direction south-south-east), in the Loire department

We found Malleval to be one of the loveliest...

See Malleval guide
Lyon Presqu'ile

Lyon Presqu'ile

at 26 km (direction east-north-east)

The Presqu'ile region of Lyon is characterised by 19th century architecture...

See Lyon Presqu'ile guide


at 35 km (direction east-north-east)

Bagnols village with a castle is one of the pretty...

See Bagnols guide


at 38 km (direction east-north-east)

The quiet village of Theizé makes a pleasant detour...

See Theize guide


at 38 km (direction north-north-east)

The quiet town of Anse retains some Roman remains that...

See Anse guide


Most Beautiful Village at 39 km (direction north-north-east)

Completely renovated in recent years, Oingt is one of the prettiest...

See Oingt guide


Most Beautiful Village at 39 km (direction south-south-west), in the Loire department

Sainte-Croix-en-Jarez, now a 'most beautiful village in France' is...

See Sainte-Croix-en-Jarez guide


at 40 km (direction north-north-east), in the Ain department

The quiet town of Trevoux in Ain has several...

See Trevoux guide

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

Map of places to visit near Riverie


Markets in and near Riverie

  • Mornant: market Friday (7km)
  • Rive-de-Gier: market Tuesday & Friday (9km)
  • La Grand-Croix: market Monday (11km)
  • Givors: market Wednesday & Thursday & Sunday & Friday (15km)
  • Brignais: market Saturday (15km)
  • Saint-Chamond: market Tuesday & Thursday (15km)
  • Chazelles-sur-Lyon: market Friday (16km)
  • Chaponost: market Sunday (17km)
  • La Talaudiere: market Tuesday & Saturday (18km)
  • Craponne: market Wednesday & Saturday (19km)

More information about Riverie, Rhone-Alpes

Tourist attractions near Riverie, France

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


  • Aquarium de Lyon (22km)

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Saint-Symphorien-sur-Coise (11km)
  • Saint-Galmier (21km)
  • Trevoux (40km)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Pilat (23km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye Saint Martin d'Ainey (Lyon) (25km)
  • Eglise Saint-Jean-Baptiste (Lyon) (26km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc de Gerland (26km)
  • Parc de la Tête d'Or (29km)
  • Jardins du Château de Saint-Bernard (39km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Oeillon Crest (23km)
  • Perdrix Crest (24km)
  • Laboratoire d’écologie des hydrosystèmes naturels et anthropisés (29km)
  • Grand parc de Miribel-Jonage (36km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Ecully (24km)
  • Chaponnay (27km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Saint-Martin-la-Plaine (6km)
  • Parc animalier de Courzieu (17km)
  • Jardin zoologique de la ville de Lyon (28km)

Geography and distances

Riverie is in the eastern-center of France at 26 kilometres from Lyon, the department capital (general information: Riverie is 399 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Riverie

Canton: Mornant

Arrondissement: Lyon

Department: Rhone

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 69440

Distance to Riverie

from Lyon (prefecture): 26 km

from Paris: 399 km

from Calais: 628 km

from Nice: 299 km

from Bordeaux: 413 km

from Strasbourg: 409 km

Getting here

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

We have 10 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Chaussan, Genilac, Saint-Andre-la-Cote, Saint-Didier-sous-Riverie, Saint-Jean-de-Touslas, Saint-Joseph, Saint-Maurice-sur-Dargoire, Saint-Romain-en-Jarez, Saint-Sorlin and Sainte-Catherine.

This page in French: Visiter Riverie

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