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.