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

IMPORTANT: 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.


... or see ALL recommended places to visit in Correze

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)

More information about Collonges-la-Rouge & region

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!

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Castelnau-Bretenoux Chateau (22km) [Map]
  • Chateau Montal (27km) [Map]
  • Assier Chateau (46km) [Map]

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Carennac) (17km) [Map]
  • Abbaye Sainte Marie (Souillac) (23km) [Map]
  • Abbaye de Saint Amand de Coly (Saint-Amand-de-Coly) (32km) [Map]
  • Notre Dame des Cordeliers (Gourdon) (34km) [Map]
  • Cathédrale Saint-Sardos (Sarlat) (40km) [Map]
  • Eglise de Saint Léonce (Saint-Leon-sur-Vezere) (45km) [Map]
  • Eglise notre-Dame de Nativité (Cenac-et-Saint-Julien) (46km) [Map]

Remarkable gardens

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

Sites of natural beauty

  • Gouffre de la Fage (11km) [Map]
  • Gouffre de Padirac (24km) [Map]
  • Cascades de Gimel (30km) [Map]
  • Gouffre des Vitarelles (37km) [Map]

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Le rocher des aigles (eagles) (29km) [Map]

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