The most beautiful villages in France
Collonges la Rouge :
A real specialty is the red color of all houses built with red stone, hence its name. Red contrasts with the green of the nearby chestnut trees and vineyards.
Everything is authentic here and just like an open museum.
Three churches, three castles, three fountains, six or seven noble houses are the emblems of this exceptional village built on a rock since the year 860.
This beautiful hilltop village, with manicured streets and homes, has a great architectural harmony. From the ruins of the feudal castle remain Césartower and fortress tower. From the towers you have a fascinating panorama on the surrounding valleys.
The medieval village is located on the banks of the Dordogne and is best known for its monastery from the 15th century and the nearby St. Peter's Church.
High atop a rock you benefit a superb view over the valley of the Dordogne and the castles A walk along the medieval houses of ocher stone and pointed roofs, the Saint-Jean-Baptiste church and the castle from the XV and XVIII century is worth.
Autoire is best known for its waterfall and its medieval houses.