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 Saint Omer France

A cobbled street behind the Cathedral in Saint Omer

St Omer French town Pas de Calais




Saint Omer is one of the main towns in Northern France.We like the weekly market it is a short drive from the port of Calais.

St-Omer is a town in the Pas de Calais area of France. The town was built on marshlands in the 7th century.

It has been awarded town of art and history for the 800 year old cathedral. The cathedral took 300 years to build.You can visit the Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Saint-Omer on Enclave Notre Dame. It is open more or less 9 til 5 there are guided tours in July and August

We just walked round by ourselves. Just round the corner from the Cathedral is the tourist office which has a nice tea room.

Inside the Cathedral

St Omer cathedral France


St Omer cathedral France

The tourist office cafe

St Omer cathedral France


The Town hall at nearby Arques

St Omer France town hall


Just on the edge of the car park there are two fuel pumps.

You buy your petrol and pay for it in the local bar where they are serving drinks.

St Omer street in the centre

St Omer

Places to see the ruins of Saint Bertin`s abbey and bordering the abbey the canalised river Aa leads to Haut-Pont. Which has rows of market gardeners houses.

The public gardens were created at the end of the 19th century. When the old town walls were demolished a section was landscaped to form the gardens.

Sandelin a fine mansion house fully refurbished museum with 21 exhibition rooms

On the outskirts of St Omer is La Coupole museum well worth a visit.

You can see Hitler`s secret weapons the V1 and V2 and what life was like during the occupation of France.

You can see the underground tunnels where the V2 rockets were stored

Places to eat a few of the restaurants in the town


St Omer France


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St Omer

St Omer

St Omer Cathedral

St Omer

St Omer

Boulogne market

Boulogne sur Mer market

Saturday morning Market at Place Dalton

Aire sur la Lys

Aire sur la Lys

A nice old market town a short distance from St Omer

The village of Licques

The village is in the Hem valley there are several nice villages in the valley which is only a short drive away

Village of Licques hem Valley

The town of Marquise near Boulogne

Marquise

Marquise

Saint Omer

Saint Omer

Saint Omer

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The seaside village of Wissant

Wissant

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