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Rives tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Grenoble at 26 km from Rives

Visit Rives: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Grenoble at 26 km and Saint-Antoine-l'Abbaye at 29 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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 Rives in Auvergne Rhône-Alpes.

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

Grenoble

Grenoble

Ski resort at 26 km (direction south-east)

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

See Grenoble guide
Saint-Antoine-l'Abbaye

Saint-Antoine-l'Abbaye

Most Beautiful Village at 29 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Saint-Antoine-l'Abbaye guide
Pont-en-Royans

Pont-en-Royans

at 34 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Pont-en-Royans guide
Palais Ideal

Palais Ideal

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

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

See Palais Ideal guide
 
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Vizille

Vizille

at 38 km (direction south-east)

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

See Vizille guide
Les-7-Laux

Les-7-Laux

Ski resort at 40 km (direction east)

Its proximity to Grenoble means that the ski resort of Les 7-Laux...

See Les-7-Laux guide
Chambery

Chambery

at 42 km (direction east-north-east), in the Savoie department

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

See Chambery guide
Cremieu

Cremieu

at 45 km (direction north-north-west)

With some of the most extensive medieval ramparts in France, Cremieu also...

See Cremieu guide
Belley

Belley

at 48 km (direction north-north-east), in the Ain department

The cathedral and adjacent historic centre are the highlight of your visit...

See Belley guide
Romans-sur-Isere

Romans-sur-Isere

at 49 km (direction south-west), in the Drome department

The Collegiale church of Saint-Bernard is the highlight of a visit to...

See Romans-sur-Isere guide
Aix-les-Bains

Aix-les-Bains

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

Aix-les-Bains is one of the best preserved 'belle-epoque' spa towns in France...

See Aix-les-Bains guide
Vienne (town)

Vienne (town)

at 51 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Vienne (town) guide
Alpe-d'Huez

Alpe-d'Huez

Ski resort at 54 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Alpe-d'Huez guide
Deux-Alpes

Deux-Alpes

Ski resort at 63 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Deux-Alpes guide

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Map of places to visit near Rives

 
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Markets in and near Rives

  • Moirans: market Saturday (6km)
  • Tullins: market Saturday (6km)
  • Le Grand-Lemps: market Tuesday & Friday (7km)
  • Voiron: market Wednesday (8km)
  • Saint-Etienne-de-Saint-Geoirs: market Monday (11km)
  • Voreppe: market Friday (14km)
  • Saint-Laurent-du-Pont: market Thursday (20km)
  • Saint-Egreve: market Tuesday & Friday (20km)
  • Autrans: market Wednesday (20km)
  • Fontaine: market Tuesday & Thursday & Sunday & Saturday (24km)

Hotels near Rives

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Tourist attractions near Rives, France

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

Aquarium

  • Aquarium du Lac du Bourget (49km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Chartreuse (24km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin du musée Hébert (26km)
  • Parc du château du Touvet (36km)
  • Parc du château de Vizille (38km)
  • Les jardins du Prieuré (43km)
  • Jardin japonais (58km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Mont Jalla (25km)
  • Grottes de Choranche (32km)
  • Gorges de la Bourne (33km)
  • Cascade du Moulin-Marquis (33km)
  • Mont Granier (36km)
  • Ruines de Séchilienne (41km)

Amusement park / theme park

  • Walibi Rhone Alpes (31km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Saint-Gervais (17km)
  • Nances (35km)
  • Morestel (35km)
  • Aix-les-Bains (50km)
  • Chaponnay (53km)
 
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Geography and distances

Rives is in the east of France at 26 kilometres from Grenoble, the department capital (general information: Rives is 456 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Rives

Canton: Rives

Arrondissement: Grenoble

Department: Isere

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 38140

Distance to Rives

from Grenoble (prefecture): 26 km

from Paris: 456 km

from Calais: 678 km

from Nice: 232 km

from Bordeaux: 480 km

from Strasbourg: 398 km

Getting here

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

We have 15 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Apprieu, Beaucroissant, Charnecles, Colombe, Izeaux, La Murette, Le Grand-Lemps, Moirans, Reaumont, Renage, Saint-Blaise-du-Buis, Saint-Cassien, Saint-Paul-d'Izeaux, Tullins and Vourey.

This page in French: Visiter Rives

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