Collonges-la-Rouge tourism, attractions and travel guide

Photo of Collonges-la-Rouge in Correze

Visit Collonges-la-Rouge: Highlights and Tourist Information

Location of Collonges-la-Rouge on map of France

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, tourism 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

Map of places to visit near Collonges-la-Rouge and location information

More information about Collonges-la-Rouge & region

Detailed Collonges-la-Rouge tourist guide

Correze (local department)

Limousin (surrounding region)

Driving distances & route maps

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

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