Sames tourism and travel guide
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Visit Sames: highlights and tourist information
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).
Sames, France: places to visit and attractions
Some places that we or our contributors have visited and reviewed and can recommend when sightseeing close to Sames. Note that all distances shown are 'direct' and real driving distances will be greater.
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More information about Sames & region
Markets in and near Sames
- Peyrehorade: market Wednesday & Saturday (4km)
- Saint-Geours-de-Maremne: market Sunday (19km)
- Saint-Vincent-de-Tyrosse: market Friday (19km)
- Salies-de-Bearn: market Thursday (20km)
- Dax: market Sunday & Saturday (22km)
- Labenne: market Friday & Tuesday - seasonal market only (23km)
- Saint-Palais: market Friday (24km)
- Saint-Paul-les-Dax: market Thursday - seasonal market only (24km)
- Seignosse: market Tuesday & Thursday & Sunday (25km)
- Capbreton: market every day except Monday (26km)
Tourist attractions to visit near Sames, 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!
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); Eglise, Oloron-Sainte-Marie (monuments on French pilgrim routes) (58km)
Remarkable gardens Parc du Sarrat (22km); Jardins de la villa Arnaga (27km)
Sites of natural beauty Marais d'Orx (21km); Courant de Huchet (43km)
Towns of Art and history Oloron-Sainte-Marie (57km)
Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie) Anglet (29km)
Geography and distances
Distance to Sames
from Pau (prefecture): 68 km
from Paris: 651 km
from Calais: 856 km
from Nice: 678 km
from Bordeaux: 153 km
from Strasbourg: 887 km
Sames 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