Collonges-la-Rouge

The matchless red sandstone is the hallmark of this former stronghold of the Counts of Turenne. It is everywhere : beneath the "lauze" stone-slab or slate roofs of the impressive 15C and 16C houses, and adorning the corn and wine mart and the Church of Saint Pierre too.

+ d'infos : http://www.visit-dordogne-valley.co.uk

Information : Dordogne Valley Tourist Office - Tel : +33 (0)5 55 25 47 57 /
Town hall - Tel : +33 (0)5 55 25 41 09


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Must-sees and must-dos

  • The Black Penitents’ Chapel
  • Church of Saint Pierre
  • Maison de la Sirène,(Mermaid’s House, exhibiting local heritage)
  • Le Moutardier du Pape (museum about local mustards' production)
  • A guided tour of the village

Themes

  • Unusual sights : Maison de la Sirène (Mermaid’s House)

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