This video and audio itinerary takes you to discover the heritage of Ségur-le-Château, thanks to Computer Generated Imagery of the Vicounts’ castle, as well as Renaissance houses and mansions.
The town’s geographic location, on a meandering river, beneath an overhanging rocky spur, made it an ideal area to set up a fortified medieval village, which became the headquarters of a viscountcy. This video sets the town’s geographical and historical scene.
From the 15th to the 18th centuries, Ségur was home to an Appeals Court, called « cour des appeaux », which contributed to the development the town’s economy and resulted in the construction of many mansions. [Such as the one in front of you : « hotel Saint Laurent”].