Built from the 13th to the 16th century, the Gothic Notre-Dame cathedral possesses exceptional furnishings. All around the cathedral, the pretty narrow streets of this City of Art and History are home to mansions and 18th-century houses.
The quaysides in Saint-Omer, lined with typical houses, are a lovely departure point for a boat trip through the Audomarois marsh.
At the heart of the Euroregion area Saint-Omer, earth dating, remained true and authentic. Its architectural heritage and monuments reveal the rich history... The water marshes hedged in the Lys and Aa linger peacefully.
Culture, Memory and Sciences, Savoir-Faire, Traditions and Relaxation, there is something for all tastes, for both children and adults.
The richness and diversity of heritage audomarois earned the territory obtaining two first class distinctions in 2013. Le Marais is recognized by UNESCO awarded him the label " Man and Biosphere ", while agglomerations Saint-Omer Therouanne and are now the Country of Art and History Saint-Omer.
"The viewer of Light", Festival of Contemporary Religious Art: For two weeks in June, painters, sculptors, illustrators, poets, musicians and singers transform the cathedral of Saint-Omer sanctuary of Sacred Art Contemporain.