Collonges-la-Rouge tourism and travel guide

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

Collonges-la-Rouge is situated in the Correze department and Nouvelle-Aquitaine region.

Important note

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

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

Below you can see some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Collonges-la-Rouge in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

Popular places to visit nearby include Turenne at 6 km and Curemonte at 11 km.

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

Note that all distances below are 'direct' and real driving distances will be greater!

Meyssac

Meyssac

at 2 km (direction east-south-east)

Meyssac is a village in Correze with an interesting historic centre built in the...

See Meyssac guide
Turenne

Turenne

Most Beautiful Village at 6 km (direction west)

The medieval village at Turenne still also has two fortified towers, and beautiful views...

See Turenne guide
Curemonte

Curemonte

Most Beautiful Village at 11 km (direction east-south-east)

In a lovely hilltop position, Curemonte is less touristic than many of the 'most...

See Curemonte guide
Aubazine

Aubazine

at 13 km (direction east-south-east)

Aubazine is a small village in Corrèze with an important 12th century abbey church...

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Martel

Martel

at 14 km (direction south-south-west), in the Lot department

Numerous medieval towers and other fascinating buildings ensure that Martel retains its historic charm...

See Martel guide
Carennac

Carennac

Most Beautiful Village at 17 km (direction south-south-east), in the Lot department

There are numerous architectural highlights and attractive buildings in Carennac, one of the 'most...

See Carennac guide
Beaulieu-sur-Dordogne

Beaulieu-sur-Dordogne

at 17 km (direction east-south-east)

The town of Beaulieu-sur-Dordogne you can explore the attractive old town and walk along...

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Les Jardins de Colette

Les Jardins de Colette

Garden at 21 km (direction west-north-west)

The Jardins de Colette is a garden which represents the life of Colette in...

See Les Jardins de Colette guide
Donzenac

Donzenac

at 21 km (direction north-west)

Both the medieval centre of Donzenac and the steep wooded slopes that surround the...

See Donzenac guide
Bretenoux

Bretenoux

at 22 km (direction south-east), in the Lot department

The town of Bretenoux has a medieval square, colombage houses and a river to...

See Bretenoux guide
Chateau de Castelnau-Bretenoux

Chateau de Castelnau-Bretenoux

Castle at 22 km (direction south-east), in the Lot department

The Chateau de Castelnau-Loubressac is an imposing medieval castle built in red stone...

See Chateau de Castelnau-Bretenoux guide
Argentat

Argentat

at 22 km (direction east)

The highlight of a visit to Argentat is the lovely view across the river...

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Souillac

Souillac

at 23 km (direction south-west), in the Lot department

The town of Souillac is enjoyable to explore, and well placed to explore the...

See Souillac guide
Gouffre de Padirac

Gouffre de Padirac

Cave at 24 km (direction south-south-east), in the Lot department

The Gouffre de Padirac is the most popular cave system in France...

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Markets in and near Collonges-la-Rouge

  • 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)

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Tourist attractions near Collonges-la-Rouge, France

What to do at Collonges-la-Rouge? Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Collonges-la-Rouge.

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

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

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and 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

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

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Le rocher des aigles (eagles) (29km)
 
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Geography and distances

Collonges-la-Rouge is in the southern-centre of France at 24 kilometres from Tulle, the department capital (general information: Collonges-la-Rouge is 425 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Collonges-la-Rouge

Canton: Meyssac

Arrondissement: Brive-la-Gaillarde

Department: Correze

Region: Limousin

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

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 as being close (less than kilometres from ): 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: Visiter Collonges-la-Rouge