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Rives is situated in the Lot-et-Garonne department and Nouvelle-Aquitaine region.

Below you can see some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Rives in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

Popular places to visit nearby include Villereal at 1 km and Chateau de Biron at 11 km.

Rives, France: places to visit and attractions

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

Villereal

Villereal

Most Beautiful Village less than one km (direction south-south-east)

Villereal is one of our favourite medieval bastide towns, with an impressive...

See Villereal guide
Chateau de Biron

Chateau de Biron

Castle at 11 km (direction east), in the Dordogne department

The Chateau de Biron is a perfect way to discover the history...

See Chateau de Biron guide
Biron

Biron

at 11 km (direction east), in the Dordogne department

Biron is a picturesque village with an ancient church and an imposing...

See Biron guide
Castillonnes

Castillonnes

at 12 km (direction west)

Castillonnes is another Lot-et-Garonne bastide town, rather less touristic than most of...

See Castillonnes guide
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Monpazier

Monpazier

Most Beautiful Village at 13 km (direction east-north-east), in the Dordogne department

Monpazier is an exceptional 13th century bastide town, among the most beautiful...

See Monpazier guide
Monflanquin

Monflanquin

Most Beautiful Village at 13 km (direction south-south-east)

Listed as one of the most beautiful villages in France, the 13th...

See Monflanquin guide
Beaumont-du-Perigord

Beaumont-du-Perigord

at 14 km (direction north-north-east), in the Dordogne department

The traditional bastide town of Beaumont-du-Perigord is an interesting contrast to the...

See Beaumont-du-Perigord guide
Issigeac

Issigeac

at 14 km (direction west-north-west), in the Dordogne department

The historic small town of Issigeac has many lovely old houses and...

See Issigeac guide
Chateau de Gavaudun

Chateau de Gavaudun

Castle at 15 km (direction east-south-east)

Chateau de Gavaudun, a ruined medieval castle, sits high on a rock...

See Chateau de Gavaudun guide
Montferrand-du-Perigord

Montferrand-du-Perigord

at 15 km (direction north-east), in the Dordogne department

The pretty little village of Montferrand-du-Perigord is in a particularly scenic area...

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Saint-Avit-Senieur

Saint-Avit-Senieur

at 16 km (direction north-north-east), in the Dordogne department

Saint-Avit-Senieur is dominated by the substantial abbey ruins in the centre of...

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Molieres

Molieres

at 20 km (direction north-north-east), in the Dordogne department

Molieres is small but perhaps the best example of an unspoiled bastide...

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Chateau de Lanquais

Chateau de Lanquais

Castle at 20 km (direction north-north-west), in the Dordogne department

The Chateau de Lanquais - sometimes called the Louvre of the Perigord...

See Chateau de Lanquais guide
Cadouin

Cadouin

at 21 km (direction north-east), in the Dordogne department

Cadouin is a small village best known for its medieval abbey, an...

See Cadouin guide

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Markets in and near Rives

  • Villereal: market Wednesday - seasonal market only (1km)
  • Villereal: market Saturday (1km)
  • Castillonnes: market Friday - seasonal market only (12km)
  • Castillonnes: market Tuesday (12km)
  • Monflanquin: market Thursday (12km)
  • Monpazier: market Thursday (13km)
  • Issigeac: market Sunday (14km)
  • Cancon: market Monday (15km)
  • Lalinde: market Thursday (21km)
  • Sauveterre-la-Lemance: market Wednesday - seasonal market only (22km)

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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.

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise Sainte-Croix (Beaumont-du-Perigord) (13km)
  • Eglise Notre Dame de l'Assomption (Belves) (25km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Hilaire et Eglise de Saint-Nicholas (Tremolat) (27km)
  • Eglise de Sainte Livrade (Sainte-Livrade-sur-Lot) (30km)
  • Abbaye de Saint Martial (Paunat) (30km)
  • Eglise de saint-Pierre (Audrix) (31km)
  • Eglise Notre Dame (Frespech) (38km)
  • Eglise notre-Dame de Nativité (Cenac-et-Saint-Julien) (40km)
  • Eglise de Notre-Dame (Lacour) (42km)
  • Cathédrale Saint-Sardos (Sarlat) (46km)
  • Eglise de Saint Léonce (Saint-Leon-sur-Vezere) (49km)

Remarkable gardens

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

 
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Geography and distances

Rives is in the south-west of France at 50 kilometres from Agen, the department capital (general information: Rives is 484 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Rives

Canton: Villeréal

Arrondissement: Villeneuve-sur-Lot

Department: Lot-et-Garonne

Region: Aquitaine

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 47210

Distance to Rives

from Agen (prefecture): 50 km

from Paris: 484 km

from Calais: 706 km

from Nice: 531 km

from Bordeaux: 106 km

from Strasbourg: 691 km

Getting here

Most visitors fly into the airports at Bordeaux or Bergerac. To drive from the UK allow around 10-11 hours driving time. For driving distances to Rives from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 12 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Bournel, Devillac, Doudrac, Mazieres-Naresse, Montaut, Parranquet, Rayet, Saint-Etienne-de-Villereal, Sainte-Radegonde, Sainte-Sabine-Born, Tourliac and Villereal.

This page in French: Visiter Rives

 
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