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Rives tourism and travel guide

Photo of Rives in Isere

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 Rhone-Alpes region (now part of the Auvergne Rhône-Alpes region), in the east of France at 26 kilometres from Grenoble, the department capital (general information: Rives is 456 kilometres from Paris).

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

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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!


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

Map of places to visit near Rives


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)

More information about Rives, Rhone-Alpes

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 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)

Geography and distances

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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