It was settled by the Gauls before Roman invasion of the area.
The town is known for its medieval areas of town, its boardwalk along the sea, and it's small-town charm.
People Born in Saint Valery sur Somme
Saint Valery sur Somme in People's Lives
William the Conqueror: When launching the Norman Invasion in 1066, the majority of my fleet and army left from this town. It is also debated that I may have built a majority of my fleet here, as well.