Airaines is an opened door on both Somme Valley and Picardy coast. The sea is really close : less than 24,8 miles !
Its a remarkable example of transition between roman and gothic style. Inside, you can admire a sculpted baptismal bowl of 11th century.
Parish church built in gothic architecture of 16th century dedicated to St Denis, bishop and martyr.
Vestiges of the Sires d'Airaines's castle built in 17th century.
St Denis's Church
Guided tour " Airaines yesterday till today"
The story of Airaines is unrecognized but its impressive war past left richnesses. During the tour, you will discover the remarkable architectural patrimony.
Booking : Tourist Office of Airaines
Friday afternoon and sunday morning every 2 weeks
> Cultural exhibitions in the Prieuré each year from may till september
> Each year, mid may, flower exhibition and flower market "Les Floralies"
> Fire of Saint-Jean (Luynes' Towers) : end of June
> Festival of accordion : 1st sunday of July
> Fireworks : July 14th
> Every year, fair of Saint-Clement at the end of November.
> Fishing in Airaines
> Horseback riding
> Tennis (2 indoor courts)
> VTT riding
Tourist Office of Airaines
Place du 53e RICMS
Tel. : + 33 (0)3 22 29 34 07
Fax : +33 (0)3 22 29 47 50
E-mail : firstname.lastname@example.org