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Photo is of Chateau de Chaumont at 9 km from Sambin

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Visit Sambin: highlights and tourist information

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Sambin is situated in the Loir-et-Cher department and Loire Valley region (now part of the Centre-Loire Valley region), in the western-centre of France at 18 kilometres from Blois, the department capital (general information: Sambin is 176 kilometres from Paris).

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

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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!


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

Map of places to visit near Sambin


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 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)

Geography and distances

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

Sambin is in the western-centre of France. 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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