Rivieres tourism and travel guide

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Visit Rivieres: highlights and tourist information

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Rivieres is situated in the Charente department and Poitou-Charentes region (now part of the Nouvelle-Aquitaine region), in the west of France at 19 kilometres from Angouleme, the department capital (general information: Rivieres is 376 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include La Rochefoucauld at 2 km and Marthon at 17 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Rivieres, 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 Rivieres 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 Charente

Map of places to visit near Rivieres

Markets in and near Rivieres

  • La Rochefoucauld: market Wednesday & Saturday (3km)
  • Ruelle-sur-Touvre: market Thursday & Sunday & (14km)
  • Angouleme: market every day except Monday (20km)
  • La Couronne: market Saturday (26km)
  • Piegut-Pluviers: market Wednesday (29km)
  • Ruffec: market Wednesday & Saturday (33km)
  • Mareuil: market Tuesday (34km)
  • Jarnac: market every day except Monday (42km)
  • Civray: market Tuesday & Friday (44km)
  • Saint-Junien: market Saturday (45km)

More information about Rivieres, Poitou-Charentes

Tourist attractions near Rivieres, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Perigord-Limousin (38km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint Jean-Baptiste (Coulgens) (9km)
  • Cathédrale Saint Pierre (Angouleme) (20km)
  • Eglise de Saint Vincent (Puymoyen) (21km)
  • Eglise de Saint Michel (Saint-Michel) (23km)
  • Eglise de Saint Jean-Baptiste (La Couronne) (26km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Trois-Palis) (27km)
  • Eglise de Saint Estèphe (Roullet-Saint-Estephe) (31km)
  • Eglise de Saint Cybard (Roullet-Saint-Estephe) (31km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Voulgezac) (33km)
  • Eglise de Saint André (Ruffec) (33km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Chatain) (36km)
  • Eglise de Genouillé (Genouille) (39km)
  • Abbatiale de Saint Pierre (Lesterps) (43km)
  • Abbaye Bénédictine (Charroux) (44km)
  • Eglise de Saint Nicolas (Civray) (44km)
  • Abbaye de Saint-Amand (Saint-Junien) (44km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Saint-Pierre-d'Exideuil) (45km)
  • Abbaye Cistercienne de Boschaud (Villars) (48km)
  • Abbaye Saint Pierre (Brantome) (49km)
  • Eglise Notre Dame de l'Assomption (Thiviers) (58km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Logis de Forge (29km)
  • Jardin monastique médiéval (30km)
  • Parc et jardin de l’Abrègement (32km)
  • Jardin du Chaigne (46km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Grotte de Montgaudier (13km)
  • Réserve naturelle régionale Étang de la Monnerie (39km)
  • Site Corot (44km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

 
 

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Rivieres

Canton: Rochefoucauld

Arrondissement: Angoulême

Department: Charente

Region: Poitou-Charentes

Postcode: 16110

Distance to Rivieres

from Angouleme (prefecture): 19 km

from Paris: 376 km

from Calais: 588 km

from Nice: 591 km

from Bordeaux: 125 km

from Strasbourg: 641 km

Getting here

Rivieres is in the west of France. Most visitors to the region come by car with arrive here by car with the ferry ports at Saint Malo taking about 5 hours driving time. For driving distances to Rivieres from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 8 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Agris, Bunzac, Coulgens, La Rochefoucauld, La Rochette, Marillac-le-Franc, Saint-Projet-Saint-Constant and Taponnat-Fleurignac.

This page in French: Visiter Rivieres