Saint-Jean-de-Rives tourism and travel guide

Photo of Saint-Jean-de-Rives in Tarn

Photo is of Giroussens at 2 km from Saint-Jean-de-Rives

Visit Saint-Jean-de-Rives: highlights and tourist information

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Saint-Jean-de-Rives is situated in the Tarn department and Occitanie region.

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Giroussens at 2 km and The Jardin des Martels at 2 km.

Saint-Jean-de-Rives, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 2 km (direction )

Giroussens is a pretty village and home to a ceramic centre and...

See Giroussens guide
The Jardin des Martels

The Jardin des Martels

Garden at 2 km (direction )

The Jardins des Martels is a beautiful garden and mini-farm near Toulouse....

See The Jardin des Martels guide


at 6 km (direction south-east)

Lavaur is a pretty red brick town in the Tarn department of...

See Lavaur guide


at 13 km (direction north-north-east)

Lisle-sur-Tarn is a pretty village on the banks of the Tarn river....

See Lisle-sur-Tarn guide


at 20 km (direction north-east)

The historic centre of Gaillac and its riverside position make Gaillac a...

See Gaillac guide


Most Beautiful Village at 25 km (direction north-east)

The central square of Castelnau-de-Montmiral with its medieval buildings, and the views...

See Castelnau-de-Montmiral guide


Most Beautiful Village at 28 km (direction north-north-west)

We particularly enjoyed the walk around the ramaparts in Puycelsi, one of...

See Puycelsi guide


at 29 km (direction north-north-east)

The small village of Vieux was once one of the most important...

See Vieux guide


Most Beautiful Village at 30 km (direction east)

Lautrec is a small village, but both the views and the intereting...

See Lautrec guide


at 31 km (direction west-south-west), in the Haute-Garonne department

Toulouse, with its famous red-brick architecture, is one of the most impressive...

See Toulouse guide


at 34 km (direction east)

Realmont is very typical of the bastide towns to be found throughout...

See Realmont guide


Most Beautiful Village at 36 km (direction north-north-west), in the Tarn-et-Garonne department

The cobbled streets, numerous medieval buildings and the castle combine to make...

See Bruniquel guide
Albi cathedral

Albi cathedral

Cathedral at 36 km (direction east-north-east)

Albi cathedral is remarkable for its brick exterior, and the large area...

See Albi cathedral guide


at 36 km (direction east-north-east)

Albi is quite a remarkable town, with a substantial and beautiful centre...

See Albi guide

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Map of places to visit near Saint-Jean-de-Rives


Markets in and near Saint-Jean-de-Rives

  • Lavaur: market Saturday (6km)
  • Saint-Sulpice: market Wednesday (8km)
  • Rabastens: market Saturday (10km)
  • Lisle-sur-Tarn: market Sunday (12km)
  • Verfeil: market Tuesday (13km)
  • Bessieres: market Monday (15km)
  • Graulhet: market Thursday & Sunday (18km)
  • Saint-Paul-Cap-de-Joux: market Tuesday (19km)
  • Gaillac: market Friday (20km)
  • Caraman: market Thursday (24km)

More information about Saint-Jean-de-Rives, Midi-Pyrenees

Tourist attractions near Saint-Jean-de-Rives, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin des Martels (2km)
  • Jardin et parc du château de Loubens (19km)
  • Jardin japonais de Toulouse (31km)
  • Jardin Royal de Toulouse (31km)
  • Parc Rochegude (36km)
  • Jardin du palais de la Berbie (36km)
  • Parc du château de Merville (38km)
  • Jardin de Paradis (38km)
  • Jardin de l'Évêché (40km)
  • Jardin et parc du château de Larra (44km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Forêt de Bouconne (46km)

Towns of Art and history


Geography and distances

Saint-Jean-de-Rives is in the south of France at 36 kilometres from Albi, the department capital (general information: Saint-Jean-de-Rives is 570 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Saint-Jean-de-Rives

Canton: Lavaur

Arrondissement: Castres

Department: Tarn

Region: Midi-Pyrenees

New region: Occitanie

Postcode: 81500

Distance to Saint-Jean-de-Rives

from Albi (prefecture): 36 km

from Paris: 570 km

from Calais: 801 km

from Nice: 441 km

from Bordeaux: 223 km

from Strasbourg: 708 km

Getting here

For driving distances to Saint-Jean-de-Rives from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 8 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Ambres, Garrigues, Giroussens, Labastide-Saint-Georges, Lavaur, Lugan, Saint-Agnan and Saint-Lieux-les-Lavaur.

This page in French: Visiter Saint-Jean-de-Rives