Saint Omer is a picturesque town on the north coast of France. Most of old Saint Omer was destroyed in the late 19th century. The town of Saint Omer reaches the North Sea at Gravelines. The Saint Omer hotels offer a quaint blend of French culture and modern conveniences. Tourists to the area will find Hotels in Saint Omer with a long tradition of catering to visitors. A couple Saint Omer discount hotels that offer facilities for disabled visitors, restaurant, and bar in the facility. There are several Saint Omer cheap hotels listed at EasyToBook.com to help plan the perfect French vacation.
The biggest tourist attraction is Notre-Dame Cathedral of Saint-Omer. The main square and in St Omer is a great place to shop. The ruins of the abbey, built in 1140 are of interest as the place where Thomas Becket sought refuge in 1165. The history extends further. Godfrey of Saint-Omer, a Flemish knight who helped establish the Knights Templar in 1119, came from the family of the Lords of Saint-Omer.