Riviere tourism and travel guide

Photo of Riviere in Indre-et-Loire

Photo is of Chateau de Chinon at 4 km from Riviere

Visit Riviere: highlights and tourist information

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Riviere is situated in the Indre-et-Loire department and Centre-Loire Valley region.

Below you can see some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Riviere in Centre-Loire Valley.

Popular places to visit nearby include Chateau de Chinon at 4 km and Chinon at 6 km.

Riviere, France: places to visit and attractions

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

Chateau de Chinon

Chateau de Chinon

Castle at 4 km (direction west-north-west)

Château de Chinon retains more medieval elements than most Loire Valley castles...

See Chateau de Chinon guide
Chinon

Chinon

at 6 km (direction north-west)

As well as the castle, Chinon has a very impressive medieval centre...

See Chinon guide
Chateau du Rivau

Chateau du Rivau

Castle at 6 km (direction south-east)

One of the more modest castles in the region, both the Chateau...

See Chateau du Rivau guide
Tavant

Tavant

at 9 km (direction east)

Tavant is a small village but a visit to se the murals...

See Tavant guide
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Chateau d'Ussé

Chateau d'Ussé

Castle at 12 km (direction east)

The imposing Chateau d'Usse, next to the Loire, is an imposing medieval-renaissance...

See Chateau d'Ussé guide
Crissay-sur-Manse

Crissay-sur-Manse

Most Beautiful Village at 16 km (direction east)

Explore the lovely stone houses and narrow streets in the tiny village...

See Crissay-sur-Manse guide
Candes-Saint-Martin collegiate church

Candes-Saint-Martin collegiate church

Church at 17 km (direction west-north-west)

The collegiate church of Candes-Saint-Martin has numerous medieval statues incorporated in the...

See Candes-Saint-Martin collegiate church guide
Candes-Saint-Martin

Candes-Saint-Martin

Most Beautiful Village at 17 km (direction west-north-west)

In the village of Candes-Saint-Martin, a 'most beautiful village in France', you...

See Candes-Saint-Martin guide
Fontevraud Abbey

Fontevraud Abbey

Abbey at 18 km (direction west), in the Maine-et-Loire department

The Fontevraud Abbey has a great deal to see: it is one...

See Fontevraud Abbey guide
Montsoreau

Montsoreau

Most Beautiful Village at 18 km (direction west-north-west), in the Maine-et-Loire department

Montsoreau, listed as a 'most beautiful villages in France', also has an...

See Montsoreau guide
Chateau d'Azay-le-Rideau

Chateau d'Azay-le-Rideau

Castle at 19 km (direction east-north-east)

Not the most luxurious or largest castle in the region, it is...

See Chateau d'Azay-le-Rideau guide
Azay-le-Rideau

Azay-le-Rideau

at 19 km (direction east-north-east)

The village of Azay-le-Rideau is best known for its castle but also...

See Azay-le-Rideau guide
Chateau de Langeais

Chateau de Langeais

Castle at 22 km (direction north-east)

Château de Langeais is a medieval-renaissance castle with nicely furnished rooms and...

See Chateau de Langeais guide
Langeais

Langeais

at 22 km (direction north-east)

Langeais is a small town with a pretty town centre, best known...

See Langeais guide

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Markets in and near Riviere

  • Chinon: market Thursday all day & Sunday (4km)
  • Avoine: market Friday (10km)
  • Richelieu: market Monday & Friday (15km)
  • Bourgueil: market Tuesday & Saturday (17km)
  • Montsoreau: market Sunday (19km)
  • Azay-le-Rideau: market Wednesday & Saturday (19km)
  • Loudun: market Tuesday (21km)
  • Langeais: market Sunday (22km)
  • Sainte-Maure-de-Touraine: market Friday (27km)
  • Artannes-sur-Indre: market Friday (27km)

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Tourist attractions near Riviere, France

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

Aquarium

  • Aquarium de Loudun (21km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Loudun (21km)
  • Montreuil-Bellay (33km)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

Remarkable gardens

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Saint-Cyr-sur-Loire (41km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Doué-la-Fontaine (44km)
 
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Geography and distances

Riviere is in the eastern-center of France at 42 kilometres from Tours, the department capital (general information: Riviere is 245 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Riviere

Canton: Chinon

Arrondissement: Chinon

Department: Indre-et-Loire

Region: Loire Valley

New region: Centre-Loire Valley

Postcode: 37500

Distance to Riviere

from Tours (prefecture): 42 km

from Paris: 245 km

from Calais: 438 km

from Nice: 666 km

from Bordeaux: 265 km

from Strasbourg: 580 km

Getting here

Most visitors arrive in one of the cross-channel ports such as Caen and Le Havre (about 3-4 hours drive from here) or fly into Paris and drive south from there. For driving distances to Riviere from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 7 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Anche, Chinon, Cravant-les-Coteaux, La Roche-Clermault, Ligre, Marcay and Sazilly.

This page in French: Visiter Riviere

 
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