Rhône River identity card

The identity of the Rhône river
Etymology of the Rhône

At the source of the Rhône

Hydronymy, geography, hydrology, morphology, histories, bridges, figures and data, managers, ecological status, notes and reference encyclopaedia.


Celtic, Gallic, Greek and Roman, when the flow of languages meets popular legend.

Along the Rhône river

Practical, direct and geographical, here are a few links to help you explore further, online or in the field:

Municipalities, towns and villages

Along the Rhône river

Rhône region

Research and geography

A la carte cards

IGN road, Top25 and blue series

Where to sleep?

Hotel, rental and Rhône valley

Mobile application for navigation on the Rhône

  • Canals and waterways of France
  • The Rhône River between Switzerland and the Mediterranean
  • A free river information service
Sailing on the Rhône