History of the town of Aquinas-Westbécourt
The common-Westbécourt Aquinas is located in the department of Pas-de-Calais and Nord-Pas-de-Calais region. In the tenth century, the city was named after the thirteenth century Acquinius then becomes Aquinum. In 1974, the city merged with Westbécourt. It was only after the merger, the name of the settlement became Aquinas-Westbécourt. Aquinas was an area of the Abbey of Saint-Bertin identified in the polyptych of the Abbey of Saint-Bertin written by Father Adalard between 844 and 859.
Tourism and visits Aquinas-Westbécourt
The city has several religious monuments. So when you visit in the locality you have the opportunity to discover the church of Aquinas. This building is of Romanesque style. This was the subject of a registration as a historic monument. Other religious architecture are still visible in the city namely St. Petronilla church. The construction of this building was staggered between the twelfth, the sixteenth century and the nineteenth century. See also the medieval church of St Eloi. Its elevation was spaced between the twelfth and eighteenth century. It has the distinction of having an old Romanesque doorway dating from the twelfth century. During your visit, do not miss the discovery of Church Street. Its construction dates back to the Middle Ages. Chapels are also present in the town namely the Sacred Heart Chapel, the Chapel of Our Lady of Lourdes and the Chapel of Lauwerval. Other wonders are still admired in the city including the war memorial. The latter is dedicated to native victims of Aquinas in the first and Second World War.
To complete the Aquinas-Westbécourt visit, tourists are invited to choose between our vehicles very well equipped and comfortable transfer. These cars relating to collective shuttle, private car and VIP luxury car. A competent driver will ensure your safety throughout the course.
Transfer from Aquinas-Westbécourt to Paris airports
The small village of Aquinas-Westbécourt is 12 km from Saint-Omer to 208 km from Paris. This destination is localized to 220 km from Beauvais Tille Airport, 236 km from Charles de Gaulle airport and 273 km from Orly airport.