Rives tourism and travel guide

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Visit Rives: highlights and tourist information

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Rives is situated in the Lot-et-Garonne department and Aquitaine region (now part of the Nouvelle-Aquitaine region), in the south-west of France at 50 kilometres from Agen, the department capital (general information: Rives is 484 kilometres from Paris).

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

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


... or see ALL recommended places to visit in Lot-et-Garonne

Map of places to visit near Rives

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)

More information about Rives, Aquitaine

Tourist attractions near Rives, France

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

  • Jardins de la Bourlie (25km)
  • Jardin de Planbuisson (26km)
  • Parc et potager de Pouthet (27km)
  • Jardin de Conty (30km)
  • Ets Latour-Marliac (34km)
  • Jardins de l'Albarède (38km)
  • Jardins de Marqueyssac (39km)
  • Jardin de la Daille (40km)
  • Jardins du château de Caudon (41km)
  • Jardins du château de Montréal (47km)
  • Jardins du château de Losse (53km)
  • Jardin du Pèlerin (53km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Grottes de Fontirou (37km)
  • Grotte du Grand Roc (39km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)


Geography and distances

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

Rives is in the south-west of France. 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