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 Saint Omer France

A cobbled street behind the Cathedral in Saint Omer

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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



A nice old cobbled street

St Omer France

Places to stay


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Le moulin l'Eveque is a former water mill set at the bottom of the Vire valley in an area of outstanding natural beauty.It is a little hamlet of 4 riverside properties one of which the owners live in and the other 3 are holiday lets. available individually or collectively for larger parties of up to 15 people.

Each property has it's own private garden and patio/BBQ area. There is also a large riverside garden which everyone is welcome to use, with a picnic table right on the river, beautiful with a glass of wine at sunset

The 3 bedroom le gite de cadran solaire has a large andvery well equipped kitchen on the ground floor, with the patio right outside, and stairs up to the principle bedroom wich is furnished with a super king size bed and has double aspect windows, one facing the south and river , the other looking west. Next to it is the main bathroom, with shower, wc and vanity unit Bedroom 2 has twin beds. These can be joined together if required, just let us know. This bedroom has it's own wc and vanity sink Through to the living room where you will find 2 sofas, one of which is a sofa bed and where you can watch TV in English. All the top freeview channels are available.

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Try a camping holiday in France there are campsites all over France. You can stay in a tent or a caravan

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Saturday morning Market at Place Dalton

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A nice old market town a short distance from St Omer

The village of Licques

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Village of Licques hem Valley

The town of Marquise near Boulogne

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