Location: Sames is situated in the Pyrenees-Atlantiques (Aquitaine region) in the south-west of France at 68 km from Pau, the department capital. (General information: Sames is 651 km from Paris).
Note: The photo above was taken in La Bastide-Clairence at 13 km from Sames
Popular places to visit nearby: these include La Bastide-Clairence at 13 km and Salies-de-Bearn at 20 km . For more places to visit nearby and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.
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Some places that we or our contributors have visited and reviewed and can recommend close to Sames. Note that all distances shown are 'direct' and real driving distances will be greater.
If you are planning a visit we suggest you see our hotel search (from a leading hotel agent and with a great selection of hotels and a best price promise).
For a longer visit popular choices include holiday apartments - we suggest holiday villages in France
Below we show places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Sames and wondering what to do next! Positions of each of these attractions is shown on the map below.
Heritage sites Sorde l'Abbaye - abbaye St Jean (monuments on French pilgrim routes) (8km); Bayonne cathédrale St Marie (monuments on French pilgrim routes) (26km); Porte St Jacques - St Jean Pied-de-Port (monuments on French pilgrim routes) (40km); Eglise St Blaise (monuments on French pilgrim routes) (44km)
Remarkable gardens Parc du Sarrat (22km); Jardins de la villa Arnaga (27km)
Sites of natural beauty Marais d'Orx (21km)
Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie) Anglet (29km)
from Pau (local prefecture): 68 km
from Paris: 651 km
from Calais: 856 km
from Nice: 678 km
from Bordeaux: 153 km
from Strasbourg: 887 km
Pyrenees-Atlantiques is in the south-west of France. Most visitors fly into Biarritz airport (Bordeaux is another option). Allow at least 8 hours for the drive from the cross-channel ferries. For driving distances to Sames from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.
This page in French: Visitez Sames