Égletons

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TownÉgletonsRosiers-d'Égletons at 4.3 km
Insee code19073Moustier-Ventadour at 4.7 km
Postcode19300Soudeilles at 5.1 km
Latitude45.4060180Chapelle-Spinasse at 5.3 km
Longitude2.0463779Darnets at 5.6 km
AltitudeFrom 533 to 800 metersMontaignac-Saint-Hippolyte at 7.7 km
Surface16.85 km²Péret-Bel-Air at 7.9 km
Population5203 inhabitantsSaint-Yrieix-le-Déjalat at 8.1 km
Density308 inhabitants/km²Sarran at 8.6 km
Chief townTulle (at 34 km, 31 min)Vitrac-sur-Montane at 9.3 km
DepartmentCorrèzeDavignac at 9.4 km
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TOWN PRESENTATION

Égletons, the city in the country!

His motto "Inania pello" I reject the vain things.

In the Middle Ages, Égletons, walled city became the capital of the manor of Ventadour. The Lord of Ventadour allows the city to administer itself in the 13th century: Égletons becomes a free city. Its bell tower and its walls still bear witness to the medieval past of the city. 17th to 19th century the town became known thanks to its large families provide many significant (military, doctors, lawyers, members ...) retain Octave Lacroix, poet, bookseller, publisher (advisor Sainte-Beuve, Vigny and Hugo), Edmond Vignard, a chemical engineer and prehistorian.

Égletons resurgent in 1929 with Charles Spinasse imagine that a large urban project in this city of modest size. The label "Heritage of the 20th Century" awarded by the Ministry of Culture in 2009 attests to the architectural and urban planning of the city.

Égletons, the national capital of education in the construction industry and public works, welcomed 3-4000 students and trainees each year. Dynamic city and looking to the future, Égletons also offers many opportunities for tourism and recreation.


SIGHTSEEING

  • To see:
  • The walls, beautiful portions of the 15th century, some slightly revised again surround the upper town.
  • Weapons of Ventadour, these arms in a tympanum carved granite were brought Castle Ventadour and date from the 15th century.
  • The Hotel D'Ambert of Sérilhac, formerly a fortified house to protect access to the city and then rebuilt from the 17th century by the family of D'Ambert Sérilhac. The entrance is decorated with a carved tympanum from Castle Ventadour, it is Samson slaying the lion. One can admire on the roof of this building two elegant wrought-iron weather vanes.
  • The Rectory, features some of the plans of the old house Sikora (notable family) itself remains of a fortified house. Largely rebuilt in the 20th century, the tradition tells us that all doors and windows (early 16th century) from Castle Ventadour.
  • The Church of St. Anthony the Hermit (the Egyptian), built in the second half of the 12th century and rebuilt in the late 19th century, presents a set of contemporary stained glass windows made in the national interest in 1957 the 13 bays of this beautiful building.
  • The Chapel of the Penitent, she was once that of a hospital located outside the fortified city. The White Penitents took possession in 1591. Today only the chapel remains, and its facade are medieval gate.
  • The fountain Marchadial one of the first fountains installed in the city since the 19th century, the cross was made by two blacksmiths and appointed Redondin Estrade.
  • The Discovery Center of the Middle Ages, in a mansion of the 18th century, welcomes all those who wish to immerse themselves in the Middle Ages through a permanent exhibition and a medieval garden, temporary exhibitions and workshops complement the time travel.
  • La Maison du Terroir, shop craftsmen and producers of the country and around Égletons who have partnered to promote and share know-how regional and traditional crafts.
  • Lake with his fitness trail and arboretum.
  • To do:
  • Aquarécréatif Centre: swimming pool, relaxation area and relaxation, fitness and bodybuilding.
  • Riding.
  • Karting.
  • Events air.
  • Hiking, mountain biking, quad, 4x4.
  • Fishing, hunting.
  • Cultural and Sports Centre.
  • Library.
  • Cinema.
Detailed information
TransportTrain station of Égletons
Information pointsTourist Office of Égletons

EVENTS AND CELEBRATIONS

  • Market on Sunday morning.
  • Frequently, the first and third Friday of the month.
  • The Chats, Monthly.
  • Exhibitions at the OTI, monthly.
  • Regional Market on Friday evenings in July and August.
  • Young at Art Festival in May.
  • Medieval Festival of Country Ventadour, the second half of July.
  • Votive festival, Aug. 15.

ATTRACTIONS, LEISURES AND ACTIVITES AROUND

  • "Heritage of the Pays d'Égletons", available at the Tourist Office Country Égletons.
  • Circuit "Nature Tourism in Country of Égletons", available at the Tourist Office Country Égletons.
  • Fortress Ventadour in Moustier-Ventadour.
  • Viaduc des Rochers and blacks Lapleau Soursac and road Transcorrézien.
  • Heritage House in Saint-Merd Lapleau.
  • Garden Centauri at St. Yrieix-the-Déjalat.
  • Garden Bardot (natural site) in Marcillac la Croisille.
  • House of hunting and wildlife Champagnac la Noailles.
  • Natural Park of Millevaches in Limousin.
  • CDNLPA, Nature Station Sports in Marcillac la Croisille (sailing, canoeing, archery, mountain biking, orienteering, tree climbing).
  • Castle in Sédières Clergoux.
  • Museum President Sarran.
Leisure activities
NameType of activityPriceTown
Monédières pottery tourCraftFreeSarran (8.1 km)
Arboretum, park of Neuvic d'Ussel CastleNature and the outdoors5 €Neuvic (17.8 km)

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WEATHER

Wednesday 23 April
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Thursday 24 April
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Min. 5°C - Max. 15°C
Friday 25 April
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Min. 6°C - Max. 8°C

RESTAURANTS

 
French cuisine restaurantChâteau de Montcaud
Sarran
Located in a charming farmhouse, with a patio and herb garden, the restaurant 'Les Jardins de Montcaud 'honors the richness of the sea and the Provençal markets qu'agrémentent a wine...
Located 8.1 km from Égletons60 € per person 

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BED & BREAKFASTS

 
House with 4 bedroomsVilla Berthe  
Égletons
Jean-Marc and Marie-Antoinette welcome you to discover the beauty of Corrèze in Limousin, for your holidays. They receive you in la Villa Berthe, dating from the late 19th century....
Located in Égletons65 € the double room 
House with 5 bedroomsHouse with 5 bedrooms    
9
Égletons
Carolina and François will give you a hearty welcome in their charming house next to the lake of Égletons, a lively village in the centre of Corrèze, which makes it an excellent starting...
Located in ÉgletonsFrom 57 € to 70 € the double room 
House with 4 bedroomsMaison Chabrat    
9.3
Liginiac
Rudi and Rita welcome you into their house in Correze where historic villages invite you to be discovered. During your excursions on foot, by bike or car, you will discover the beauty...
Located 19.7 km from ÉgletonsFrom 57 € to 68 € the double room 

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VACATION RENTALS

 
House for 7 personsChastagnol  
8.4
Chaumeil
Plateau de Millevaches. 15th-17th-century granit house with character. In the heart of Monédières massif. Height : 750 m. Large garden. All modern conveniences. Central heating (gas)....
Located 14.4 km from ÉgletonsFrom 380 € to 560 € per week 
House for 5 personsMaison prés du lac de Neuvic Corrèze  
9.4
Liginiac
Stone house, renovated, furnished. Situated near a lake of 450 hectares, close to the house owners. Kitchen, living room, 2 bedrooms, bathroom, 90 m². Grand. Field, garden, bike shelter....
Located 20 km from ÉgletonsFrom 300 € to 480 € per week 
House for 5 personsMaison de Campagne 4/5 pers   NEW
Liginiac
Detached cottage on a property of 1000 m². Corrézienne typical two-storey house in the countryside in an environment full of greenery and calm. A large living room on the ground floor,...
Located 22 km from ÉgletonsFrom 200 € to 460 € per week 

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HOTELS

ibis Egletons - Hotel in Égletonsibis Egletons     
8.3
Égletons
Set next to Deiro Lake, 5 km from Ventadour Castle, ibis egletons has a 24-hour reception, a bar, restaurant, soundproofed rooms and free Wi-Fi throughout. In the morning, an all-you-can-eat...
Located in ÉgletonsRoom from 47 €
Residence*** MMV le Domaine Du Bosquet - Hotel in ÉgletonsResidence*** MMV le Domaine Du Bosquet     
8.1
Égletons
Between Brive and Clermont-Ferrand, in the village centre of Egletons is the Domaine Du Bosquet. It offers 2 and 3-room houses with a private panoramic terrace. Each house has a wooden...
Located in Égletons
Village Vacances Le Lac - Hotel in ÉgletonsVillage Vacances Le Lac     
7.9
Égletons
Set by a lake, Village Vacances Le Lac is a 5-minute drive from the centre of Égletons. It offers a fitness room and self-catering accommodation with free Wi-Fi. Free canoes, kayaks...
Located in ÉgletonsRoom from 49 €

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ibis Brive Centre
Located on the banks of the River Correze, this ibis Hotel is just a 5-minute walk from Brive-la-Gaillarde town centre. It offers air-conditioned rooms...
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