Riviere tourism and travel guide

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Visit Riviere: highlights and tourist information

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Riviere is situated in the Indre-et-Loire department and Loire Valley region (now part of the Centre-Loire Valley region), in the eastern-center of France at 42 kilometres from Tours, the department capital (general information: Riviere is 245 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Chateau de Chinon at 4 km and Chinon at 6 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Riviere, 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 Riviere in Centre-Loire Valley.

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


... or see ALL recommended places to visit in Indre-et-Loire

Map of places to visit near Riviere

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)

More information about Riviere, Loire Valley

Tourist attractions near Riviere, France

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


  • 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

  • Loire-Anjou-Touraine (19km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Collegiale Church (Candes-Saint-Martin) (17km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame de Fontevraud (Fontevraud Abbey) (18km)
  • Eglise Abbatial de Saint Jouin (Saint-Jouin-de-Marnes) (39km)
  • Eglise de Saint Généroux (Saint-Generoux) (43km)
  • Prieuré de Notre-Dame de Cunault (Chenehutte-Treves-Cunault) (44km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Chenehutte-Treves-Cunault) (44km)
  • Eglise abbatiale de Saint Pierre (Airvault) (47km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Les jardins du château du Rivau (8km)
  • Les jardins de la Chatonnière (19km)
  • Les jardins du château de Villandry (28km)
  • Parc de Lathan (38km)
  • Les jardins du prieuré de Saint-Cosme (40km)
  • Le jardin des Prébendes d'Oé (42km)

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)

Geography and distances

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

Riviere is in the eastern-center of France. 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