Collonges-la-Rouge tourism and travel guide

Photo of Collonges-la-Rouge in Correze

Visit Collonges-la-Rouge: highlights and tourist information

France This Way comment: The village of Collonges-le-Rouge is very distinctive, being built almost entirely from red rock

This page features a summary of highlights near Collonges-la-Rouge that you might like to explore. For detailed visitor information see the Collonges-la-Rouge travel guide

Collonges-la-Rouge is situated in the Correze (Limousin region) in the southern-centre of France at 24 km from Tulle, the department capital. (General information: Collonges-la-Rouge is 425 km from Paris).

Tourist classifications for Collonges-la-Rouge include "most beautiful village".

Popular places to visit nearby include Turenne at 6 km and Curemonte at 11 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Collonges-la-Rouge, France: places to visit and attractions

Some places that we or our contributors have visited and reviewed and can recommend when sightseeing close to Collonges-la-Rouge. Note that all distances shown are 'direct' and real driving distances will be greater.


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Plan your visit to Collonges-la-Rouge

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Map of places to visit near Collonges-la-Rouge

More information about Collonges-la-Rouge & region

Markets in and near Collonges-la-Rouge

Local markets

  • Meyssac: market Tuesday & Friday (2km)
  • Vayrac: market Thursday & Saturday (13km)
  • Martel: market Wednesday & Saturday (14km)
  • Brive-la-Gaillarde: market Tuesday all day & Thursday all day & Saturday all day (15km)
  • Monceaux-sur-Dordogne: market Thursday - seasonal market only (20km)
  • Bretenoux: market Tuesday (22km)
  • Souillac: market Friday (23km)
  • Tulle: market Wednesday & Saturday (23km)
  • Allassac: market Wednesday & Friday (26km)
  • Terrasson: market Thursday (29km)

Tourist attractions to visit near Collonges-la-Rouge, France

Below we show places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Collonges-la-Rouge and wondering what to do next! Positions of each of these attractions is shown on the map below.

Grand sites of France Rocamadour (29km)

Heritage sites Rocamadour basilique Saint-Sauveur (monuments on French pilgrim routes) (29km); Vezere Valley (38km)

Most beautiful villages in France (see also beautiful French villages) Turenne (6km); Curemonte (11km); Carennac (17km); Loubressac (24km); Autoire (26km); Saint-Amand-de-Coly (32km); Saint-Leon-sur-Vezere (45km); Domme (45km); La Roque-Gageac (46km); Beynac (47km); Segur-le-Chateau (49km)

National Monuments Castelnau-Bretenoux Chateau (22km); Chateau Montal (27km); Assier Chateau (46km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour) Gourdon (34km)

Churches or other religious monuments Eglise de Saint Pierre (Carennac) (17km); Abbaye Sainte Marie (Souillac) (23km); Abbaye de Saint Amand de Coly (Saint-Amand-de-Coly) (32km); Notre Dame des Cordeliers (Gourdon) (34km); Cathédrale Saint-Sardos (Sarlat) (40km); Eglise de Saint Léonce (Saint-Leon-sur-Vezere) (45km); Eglise notre-Dame de Nativité (Cenac-et-Saint-Julien) (46km)

Remarkable gardens Jardins du Manoir d'Eyrignac (28km); Jardins de l'Imaginaire (29km); Jardins du château de Losse (42km); Jardins du château de Caudon (45km); Jardins du château de Hautefort (46km); Jardins de Marqueyssac (47km); Jardins de l'Albarède (49km); Jardin de la Daille (52km)

Sites of natural beauty Gouffre de la Fage (11km); Gouffre de Padirac (24km); Cascades de Gimel (30km); Gouffre des Vitarelles (37km)

Towns of Art and history Sarlat (39km)

Listed as villages d'etape - (recommended place to break a long journey) Donzenac (21km); Uzerche (41km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park Le rocher des aigles (eagles) (29km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Collonges-la-Rouge

Canton: Meyssac

Arrondissement: Brive-la-Gaillarde

Department: Correze

Region: Limousin

Postcode: 19500

Distance to Collonges-la-Rouge

from Tulle (prefecture): 24 km

from Paris: 425 km

from Calais: 655 km

from Nice: 471 km

from Bordeaux: 177 km

from Strasbourg: 607 km

Getting here

For driving distances to Collonges-la-Rouge from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 13 other places listed nearby (within 6 kilometres of Collonges-la-Rouge): Branceilles, Cavagnac, Chauffour-sur-Vell, Lagleygeolle, Ligneyrac, Meyssac, Noailhac, Saillac, Saint-Bazile-de-Meyssac, Saint-Julien-Maumont, Sarrazac, Serilhac and Turenne.

This page in French: Visitez Collonges-la-Rouge