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Photo of Sames in Pyrenees-Atlantiques

Photo is of La Bastide-Clairence at 13 km from Sames

Visit Sames: Highlights and Tourist Information

Location of Sames on map of France

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).

Popular places to visit nearby include Salies-de-Bearn at 20 km and Dax at 22 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Sames, France: places to visit, tourism and attractions

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.

photo of La Bastide-Clairence
La Bastide-Clairence 13km
photo of Salies-de-Bearn
Salies-de-Bearn 20km
photo of Sauveterre-de-Bearn
Sauveterre-de-Bearn 23km
photo of Bayonne
Bayonne 26km
photo of Capbreton
Capbreton 26km
photo of Hossegor
Hossegor 26km
photo of Cambo-les-Bains
Cambo-les-Bains 27km
photo of Itxassou
Itxassou 29km
photo of Anglet
Anglet 29km
photo of Espelette
Espelette 31km
photo of Orthez
Orthez 32km
photo of Biarritz
Biarritz 32km
photo of Ainhoa
Ainhoa 37km
photo of Moliets
Moliets 40km
photo of Saint-Jean-Pied-de-Port
Saint-Jean-Pied-de-Port 40km

... or see ALL recommended places to visit in Pyrenees-Atlantiques

Map of places to visit near Sames and location information

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More information about Sames & region

Pyrenees-Atlantiques (local department)

Aquitaine (surrounding region)

Driving distances & route maps

Markets in and near Sames

Local markets

  • 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! 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); Eglise, Oloron-Sainte-Marie (monuments on French pilgrim routes) (58km)

Most beautiful villages in France (see also beautiful French villages) La Bastide-Clairence (13km); Ainhoa (37km); Sare (41km)

Remarkable gardens Parc du Sarrat (22km); Jardins de la villa Arnaga (27km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé) (see also historical French towns) Bayonne (26km)

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

Geographical Information

Commune: Sames

Canton: Bidache

Arrondissement: Bayonne

Department: Pyrenees-Atlantiques

Region: Aquitaine

Postcode: 64520

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

Getting here

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.

We have 9 other places listed nearby (within 6 kilometres of Sames): Bardos, Bidache, Came, Guiche, Hastingues, Oeyregave, Orthevielle, Peyrehorade and Port-de-Lanne.

This page in French: Visitez Sames

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