History of the town of Saint-Omer
Saint-Omer, a joint French department of Pas-de-Calais and Nord-Pas-de-Calais is a city of art and history. It was during the seventh century that the town appears in the scriptures for the first time. At that time, it was known under the name Sithiu. The city owes its name to Audomarus Omer, founder of the Church of St. Bertin. It was around this church that the city was built. In 932, the town was under the possession of the Counts of Flanders. Between the twelfth and thirteenth century, the city has flourished the fabric industry. Thus, in the early 1070 years, the town was one of the first to take advantage of a communal institution.
Tourism and visits to Saint-Omer
Wonders adorn the town of Saint-Omer, so when you visit the city you will have the opportunity to contemplate the works adorning the square. This square is considered the heart of the city. In fact, you can find a variety of façade to all a picturesque nature. Therefore, you can admire the Town Hall. This building was built in the nineteenth century. Discover are also the building of the seals. This building is a witness to the influence of Flanders on audomaroise construction. Note-there mêmement former bailiwick. This fortress was built in 1786. The city is also home to religious masterpieces including Notre Dame Cathedral. This is French Gothic style. Its foundation ran from thirteenth to the sixteenth century. See also the Saint-Denis and his church enclosure. This building is one of the oldest parishes in the city. In fact, its construction dates back to the eleventh century. This massive Gothic building is tempered by a set of horizontal and vertical lines that animates its four levels. Other religious architecture are still visible in the city including the Holy Sepulchre church, the remains of the abbey of Saint-Bertin and the chapel of the Jesuit College.
Our transfer service company offers three categories of car allowing you to visit the city of Saint-Omer. In fact, during your booking, you can choose between collective shuttle, private car and VIP luxury car. These cars are very comfortable and equipped with modern facilities. A powerful driver will accompany you during the tourist trip.
Transfer from Saint-Omer to Paris airports
Saint-Omer is a town located 20 km from Hazebrouck and 210 km from Paris. It is located 230 km from Paris Beauvais airport, 238 km from Charles de Gaulle airport and 275 km from Orly airport.