Presentation of the communes in the department, map of each town and village, key figures and departmental map with location as well as the list of communes along the Rhône river.
City & Village
The first act of a festive and popular event directly linked to the environment of the people of the Rhône-Alpes region, with over 150 activities on the banks of the river for this first Rhône et Saône festival from 1 to 3 July.
The Communauté de communes de l’Est lyonnais (CCEL ) is an intercommunal body comprising 8 municipalities covering an area of 141 km2 with a population of around 41,700.
The banks of the Rhône, with their deep Roman roots, gave rise to Martigny, a town between river and mountain, at the foot of the Franco-Swiss Alps.
The Communauté de communes du Genevois in France is composed of 17 municipalities in the department of Haute-Savoie. It is located south of Geneva in Switzerland, close to the Rhône River.
Vienne is a commune in the Isère department which occupies a privileged position along the Rhône River.
Surrounded by the Alps and located on the Simplon road, the town of Brig is situated upstream from the Rhone Valley in the canton of Valais. Let’s take a closer look at the geography of this Valais commune with a touch of history.
The Communauté de communes du Bugey Sud in France includes 41 municipalities in the Ain department, in the upper Rhône valley. It is located in the east of the Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region, not far from Switzerland, on the right bank of the river.
With a total length of 812 kilometres, the Rhône River flows through numerous towns and villages along its 267 kilometres in Switzerland and 545 in France to the Mediterranean.