Sames tourism and travel guide

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Visit Sames: highlights and tourist information

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Sames is situated in the Pyrenees-Atlantiques department and Aquitaine region (now part of the region), in the south-west of France at 68 kilometres from Pau, the department capital (general information: Sames is 651 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include La Bastide-Clairence at 13 km and Salies-de-Bearn at 20 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Sames, 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 Sames in .

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


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Map of places to visit near Sames

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)

More information about Sames, Aquitaine

Tourist attractions near Sames, France

Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Sames.

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc du Sarrat (22km)
  • Jardins de la villa Arnaga (27km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Marais d'Orx (21km)
  • Courant de Huchet (43km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)


Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Sames

Canton: Bidache

Arrondissement: Bayonne

Department: Pyrenees-Atlantiques

Region: Aquitaine

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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 as being close (less than kilometres from ): Bardos, Bidache, Came, Guiche, Hastingues, Oeyregave, Orthevielle, Peyrehorade and Port-de-Lanne.

This page in French: Visiter Sames