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Sambin tourism and travel guide

Photo of Sambin in Loir-et-Cher

Photo is of Chateau de Chaumont at 9 km from Sambin

Visit Sambin: highlights and tourist information

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Sambin is situated in the Loir-et-Cher department and Centre-Loire Valley region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Chateau de Chaumont at 9 km and Chateau de Cheverny at 14 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Sambin, France: places to visit and attractions

Some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Sambin in Centre-Loire Valley.

Note that all distances below are 'direct' and real driving distances will be greater!

Chateau de Chaumont

Chateau de Chaumont

Castle at 9 km (direction west-north-west)

The small village of Chaumont-sur-Loire is dominated by the Chateau de...

See Chateau de Chaumont guide
Chateau de Cheverny

Chateau de Cheverny

Castle at 14 km (direction east-north-east)

Cheverny Castle is perhaps the most opulently furnished of the...

See Chateau de Cheverny guide
Blois

Blois

at 17 km (direction north-north-east)

The town of Blois, with its castle, cathedral, extensive historic...

See Blois guide
Chateau de Blois

Chateau de Blois

Castle at 17 km (direction north-north-east)

One of the most impressive of the Loire castles, the Chateau...

See Chateau de Blois guide
 
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Chateau de Chenonceau

Chateau de Chenonceau

Castle at 21 km (direction west-south-west), in the Indre-et-Loire department

The perfectly lovely Chateau-de-Chenonceau includes a renaissance gallery across the river and...

See Chateau de Chenonceau guide
Domaine Royal de Château Gaillard

Domaine Royal de Château Gaillard

Castle at 23 km (direction west), in the Indre-et-Loire department

The Domaine Royal de Château Gaillard in Amboise is...

See Domaine Royal de Château Gaillard guide
Chateau de Clos Lucé at Amboise

Chateau de Clos Lucé at Amboise

Castle at 23 km (direction west), in the Indre-et-Loire department

The Chateau de Clos-Lucé was home to Leonardo da Vinci and you...

See Chateau de Clos Lucé at Amboise guide
Chateau d'Amboise

Chateau d'Amboise

Castle at 23 km (direction west), in the Indre-et-Loire department

The Chateau d'Amboise is a castle with impressive gardens and a...

See Chateau d'Amboise guide
Amboise

Amboise

at 24 km (direction west), in the Indre-et-Loire department

Although it is the castle that attracts visitors to...

See Amboise guide
Chateau de Chambord

Chateau de Chambord

Castle at 26 km (direction north-east)

The largest castle in the Loire Valley, Chateau de Chambord exceeds all...

See Chateau de Chambord guide
Montresor

Montresor

Most Beautiful Village at 32 km (direction south-south-west), in the Indre-et-Loire department

On the Indrois river, it is the quaint old...

See Montresor guide
Valencay

Valencay

at 37 km (direction south-east), in the Indre department

The castle is the main attraction in Valencay, but we also suggest...

See Valencay guide
Chateau de Valencay

Chateau de Valencay

Castle at 37 km (direction south-east), in the Indre department

The renaissance style castle and formal gardens make the Chateau de Valencay...

See Chateau de Valencay guide
Loches

Loches

at 43 km (direction south-west), in the Indre-et-Loire department

Numerous historic monuments make the citadel in Loches a very interesting place...

See Loches guide

... or see ALL recommended places to visit in Loir-et-Cher

Map of places to visit near Sambin

 
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Markets in and near Sambin

  • Pontlevoy: market Thursday (6km)
  • Les Montils: market Saturday (6km)
  • Monthou-sur-Cher: market Wednesday (10km)
  • Cormeray: market Tuesday (10km)
  • Contres: market Friday (10km)
  • Chailles: market Saturday (11km)
  • Cellettes: market Thursday (12km)
  • Montrichard: market Friday (13km)
  • Chambon-sur-Cisse: market Saturday (15km)
  • Saint-Gervais-la-Foret: market Friday (15km)

More information about Sambin, Loire Valley

Tourist attractions near Sambin, France

What to do at Sambin? Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Sambin.

Aquarium

  • Aquarium du Val-de-Loire (29km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Fougeres-sur-Bievre Chateau (4km)
  • Talcy Chateau (39km)
  • Bouges-le-Chateau Castle (53km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Remarkable gardens

  • Domaine régional de Chaumont-sur-Loire (10km)
  • Parc du château de Beauregard (13km)
  • Roseraie des terrasses de l’évêché (18km)
  • Parc et jardins du château de Chenonceau (21km)
  • Parc et jardins du château de Valmer (32km)
  • Jardin du château de Talcy (39km)
  • Jardin du domaine de Sasnières (41km)
  • Jardin du château de Bouges (53km)
  • Les prés-Culand (53km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Vatan (56km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Veuil (39km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • ZooParc de Beauval (22km)
  • Réserve de Beaumarchais (25km)
 
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Geography and distances

Sambin is in the western-centre of France at 18 kilometres from Blois, the department capital (general information: Sambin is 176 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Sambin

Canton: Contres

Arrondissement: Blois

Department: Loir-et-Cher

Region: Loire Valley

New region: Centre-Loire Valley

Postcode: 41120

Distance to Sambin

from Blois (prefecture): 18 km

from Paris: 176 km

from Calais: 393 km

from Nice: 623 km

from Bordeaux: 323 km

from Strasbourg: 497 km

Getting here

Most visitors will either fly into one of the airports in Paris or arrive from a ferry port such as caen or Le Havre, approx. 3-4 hours drive. For driving distances to Sambin from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 7 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Feings, Fougeres-sur-Bievre, Monthou-sur-Bievre, Ouchamps, Pontlevoy, Thenay and Valaire.

This page in French: Visiter Sambin

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