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Collonges-la-Rouge tourism and travel guide

Photo of Collonges-la-Rouge in Correze

Visit Collonges-la-Rouge: highlights and tourist information

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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".

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

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...

See Meyssac guide
Turenne

Turenne

Most Beautiful Village at 6 km (direction west)

The medieval village at Turenne still also has two fortified...

See Turenne guide
Curemonte

Curemonte

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

In a lovely hilltop position, Curemonte is less touristic...

See Curemonte guide
Martel

Martel

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

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

See Martel guide
 
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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...

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...

See Beaulieu-sur-Dordogne guide
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...

See Les Jardins de Colette guide
Donzenac

Donzenac

at 21 km (direction north-west)

Both the medieval centre of Donzenac and the steep wooded...

See Donzenac 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...

See Chateau de Castelnau-Bretenoux guide
Argentat

Argentat

at 22 km (direction east)

The highlight of a visit to Argentat is the...

See Argentat guide
Souillac

Souillac

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

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

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...

See Gouffre de Padirac guide
Loubressac

Loubressac

Most Beautiful Village at 24 km (direction south-east), in the Lot department

Both the unspoiled nature of the village and the beautiful views...

See Loubressac guide
Tulle

Tulle

at 24 km (direction north-north-east)

The area around the cathedral and the river frontage in...

See Tulle guide

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

Map of places to visit near Collonges-la-Rouge

 
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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)

More information about Collonges-la-Rouge, Limousin

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

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