Sames tourism and travel guide

Photo of Sames in Pyrenees-Atlantiques

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

Visit Sames: highlights and tourist information

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Sames is situated in the Pyrenees-Atlantiques department and Nouvelle-Aquitaine region.

Below you can see some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Sames in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

Popular places to visit nearby include La Bastide-Clairence at 13 km and Salies-de-Bearn at 20 km.

Sames, France: places to visit and attractions

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

La Bastide-Clairence

La Bastide-Clairence

Most Beautiful Village at 13 km (direction south-west)

Labastide-Clairence is another of the most picturesque villages in the Basque region...

See La Bastide-Clairence guide
Salies-de-Bearn

Salies-de-Bearn

at 20 km (direction east-south-east)

The small town of Salies-de-Bearn is a pleasure to explore, and a nice place...

See Salies-de-Bearn guide
Dax

Dax

at 22 km (direction north-north-east), in the Landes department

Established as a spa since Roman times, Dax is a pleasant if quiet town...

See Dax guide
Sauveterre church of Saint-André

Sauveterre church of Saint-André

Church at 22 km (direction east-south-east)

The church of Saint-André in Sauveterre is an interesting and charming roman style church...

See Sauveterre church of Saint-André guide
 
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Sauveterre-de-Bearn

Sauveterre-de-Bearn

at 23 km (direction east-south-east)

The view from the terrace in front of the church in Sauveterre-de-Béarn is one...

See Sauveterre-de-Bearn guide
Saint-Palais

Saint-Palais

at 24 km (direction south-south-east)

Saint-Palais is a small town on the Bidouze river in the historic Navarre region...

See Saint-Palais guide
Bayonne

Bayonne

at 26 km (direction west)

Bayonne is a lovely historic city with a cathedral, a substantial old town and...

See Bayonne guide
Capbreton

Capbreton

Seaside resort at 26 km (direction west-north-west), in the Landes department

Capbreton is a popular resort and beach that also has a traditional harbour and...

See Capbreton guide
Bayonne cathedral

Bayonne cathedral

Cathedral at 26 km (direction west)

Bayonne cathedral is an imposing gothic style cathedral with a beautifully restored apse and...

See Bayonne cathedral guide
Hossegor

Hossegor

Seaside resort at 26 km (direction west-north-west), in the Landes department

Soorts is one of the smaller beach resorts along the extensive Atlantic coast in...

See Hossegor guide
Cambo-les-Bains

Cambo-les-Bains

at 27 km (direction west-south-west)

Cambo-les-Bains is a small pleasant town, best known for its thermal waters and the...

See Cambo-les-Bains guide
Itxassou

Itxassou

at 29 km (direction south-west)

Less visited than some of the traditional Basque villages here, Itxassou is very pleasant...

See Itxassou guide
Laas

Laas

at 29 km (direction east-south-east)

Laas is a pretty village with a castle and roman style church in the...

See Laas guide
Anglet

Anglet

Seaside resort at 29 km (direction west)

Anglet, close to Biarritz, has several kilometres of beaches on the French Atlantic coast...

See Anglet guide

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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

What to do at Sames? 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)

 
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Geography and distances

Sames is in the south-west of France at 68 kilometres from Pau, the department capital (general information: Sames is 651 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Sames

Canton: Bidache

Arrondissement: Bayonne

Department: Pyrenees-Atlantiques

Region: Aquitaine

New region: Nouvelle-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

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