Sames travel guide
Visit Sames: Highlights and Tourist Information
Note: The photo above was taken in La Bastide-Clairence at 13 km from Sames
Location: Sames is situated in the Pyrenees-Atlantiques department (Aquitaine region) in the south-west of France at 68 km from Pau, the department capital. (General information: Sames is 651 km from Paris and 856 km from the port at Calais).
Popular places to visit near Sames: these include La Bastide-Clairence at 13 km and Salies-de-Bearn at 20 km. Sorde l'Abbaye - abbaye St Jean (monuments on French pilgrim routes) is a listed heritage site at 8 km and La Bastide-Clairence is a listed most beautiful village at 13 km. For more places to visit nearby and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.
Photos taken within 10 km
Selected places to visit and attractions near Sames, FranceSome places that we or our contributors have visited and reviewed and can recommend close to Sames
La Bastide-Clairence 13km
Note that all distances from Sames shown above are direct and real driving distances will be greater.
Sames holidays and travel
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Markets near Sames
- Peyrehorade: market every Wednesday & Saturday (4km)
- Saint-Geours-de-Maremne: market every Sunday (19km)
- Saint-Vincent-de-Tyrosse: market every Friday (19km)
- Salies-de-Bearn: market every Thursday (20km)
- Dax: market every Sunday & Saturday (22km)
- Labenne: market every Friday & Tuesday - seasonal market only - (23km)
- Saint-Palais: market every Friday (24km)
- Saint-Paul-les-Dax: market every Thursday - seasonal market only - (24km)
- Seignosse: market every Tuesday & Thursday & Sunday (25km)
- Capbreton: market every every day except Monday (26km)
Tourist attractions nearby
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 Sames map below.
Heritage Site 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 Garden Parc du Sarrat (22km); Jardins de la villa Arnaga (27km)
Secteur Sauvegarde Bayonne (26km)
Site Of Natural Beauty Marais d'Orx (21km)
Ville Fleurie 4* Anglet (29km)
Map of places to visit near Sames & Location Information
Distance to Sames
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
* distances are direct not by road!
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