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It starts in the 8th century...

Segur Ruines du chateau.jpg

History of Segur

SEGUR, safe place, protected and defended place. Indeed it seems that, very early, from the 8th century, on the place was established a defense, even a stronghold, built with wood and rocks.

The first castle built in the 9th century saw the birth of the first viscounts of Limoges... In the time of Charlemagne, Limousin was a vast county whose administrator, the count, appointed by the sovereign, resided in Limoges.


Old animated images of Ségur

Discover Ségur and its surroundings through the film entitled "Plume la poule" shot in 1946 with Paulette DUBOST.

Click on the image to see the video.

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