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Samois-sur-Seine tourism and travel guide

Photo of Samois-sur-Seine in Seine-et-Marne

Photo is of Fontainebleau at 6 km from Samois-sur-Seine

Visit Samois-sur-Seine: highlights and tourist information

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Samois-sur-Seine is situated in the Seine-et-Marne department and Paris region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Fontainebleau at 6 km and Moret-sur-Loing at 10 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Samois-sur-Seine, 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 Samois-sur-Seine in Paris.

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



Castle at 6 km (direction south-west)

The extraordinary decoration of the numerous rooms and royal apartments at Fontainebleau,...

See Fontainebleau guide


at 10 km (direction south-east)

Moret-sur-Loing is a pleasant town with a historic centre close to Fontainebleau...

See Moret-sur-Loing guide
Chateau de Vaux-le-Vicomte

Chateau de Vaux-le-Vicomte

Castle at 13 km (direction north-north-west)

The Chateau de Vaux-le-Vicomte is one of the most important classical style...

See Chateau de Vaux-le-Vicomte guide


Heritage Site at 42 km (direction east-north-east)

The small town of Provins has retained a great deal of its...

See Provins guide


Most Beautiful Village at 45 km (direction west-south-west), in the Loiret department

The walk along the Rimarden river, the traditional charm and the ruined...

See Yevre-le-Chatel guide


at 45 km (direction east-south-east), in the Yonne department

Sens is an important regional centre dominated by the Cathedral of Saint-Etienne,...

See Sens guide
Chateau de Champs-sur-Marne

Chateau de Champs-sur-Marne

Castle at 46 km (direction north-north-west)

The Chateau de Champs-sur-Marne is a beautifully restored 18th century chateau with...

See Chateau de Champs-sur-Marne guide
Chateau de Vincennes

Chateau de Vincennes

Castle at 49 km (direction north-west), in the Val-de-Marne department

The Chateau de Vincennes has an interesting history as an important royal...

See Chateau de Vincennes guide


at 53 km (direction north-west), in the Paris department

For a different side of Paris, explore the ancient catacombs in tunnels...

See Catacombs guide


National Monument at 53 km (direction north-west), in the Paris department

The 18th century Pantheon was originally to be a church based on...

See Pantheon guide
Jardin du Luxembourg

Jardin du Luxembourg

Garden at 54 km (direction north-west), in the Paris department

The Jardin du Luxembourg is one of the most extensive and most...

See Jardin du Luxembourg guide
Notre Dame cathedral

Notre Dame cathedral

Cathedral at 54 km (direction north-west), in the Paris department

The Cathedral of Notre-Dame, on an island in the Seine River, is...

See Notre Dame cathedral guide
River Seine

River Seine

at 54 km (direction north-west), in the Paris department

The Seine river is at the heart of the city, near many...

See River Seine guide


at 54 km (direction north-west), in the Paris department

The city of Paris continues to be the most popular destination with...

See Paris guide

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Map of places to visit near Samois-sur-Seine


Markets in and near Samois-sur-Seine

  • Champagne-sur-Seine: market Thursday & Saturday (6km)
  • Fontainebleau: market Tuesday & Sunday & Friday (7km)
  • Moret-sur-Loing: market Tuesday (10km)
  • Melun: market Wednesday & Thursday & Saturday (12km)
  • Le Mee-sur-Seine: market Sunday (13km)
  • La Chapelle-la-Reine: market Tuesday (20km)
  • Mormant: market Thursday (20km)
  • Nemours: market Wednesday & Saturday (21km)
  • Nangis: market Wednesday & Saturday (22km)
  • Moissy-Cramayel: market Saturday (23km)

Hotels near Samois-sur-Seine

More information about Samois-sur-Seine, Paris

Tourist attractions near Samois-sur-Seine, France

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


  • Aquarium du palais de la Porte Dor (50km)
  • Centre de la mer et des eaux (53km)

Heritage sites

National Monuments

Other tourist attractions

  • Jardin des Plantes (52km)
  • Catacombs (53km)
  • Place de la Bastille (53km)
  • Place des Vosges (53km)
  • Hotel de Ville (town hall) (54km)
  • Rodin Museum (55km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye du Lys (Dammarie-les-Lys) (11km)
  • Eglises de Saint Loup (Saint-Loup-de-Naud) (35km)
  • Collegiale Saint Quiriace (Provins) (41km)
  • Cathédrale Notre Dame (Etampes) (44km)
  • Eglise de Saint Basile (Etampes) (44km)
  • Eglises de Saint Eustache (Paris) (51km)
  • Maison d'Ourscamp (Paris) (54km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame de Saint-Germain-des-Prés (Paris) (55km)

Remarkable gardens

Towns of Art and history

  • Etampes (43km)
  • Noisiel (46km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Melun (12km)
  • Le Mee-sur-Seine (13km)
  • Creteil (42km)
  • Maisons-Alfort (46km)
  • Sens (48km)
  • Le Plessis-Robinson (52km)
  • Meudon (55km)
  • Velizy-Villacoublay (56km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc des félins (big cats) (32km)
  • Parc zoologique de Vincennes (49km)
  • Ménagerie du Jardin des plantes (53km)

Geography and distances

Samois-sur-Seine is in the Paris region of France at 12 kilometres from Melun, the department capital (general information: Samois-sur-Seine is 54 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Samois-sur-Seine

Canton: Fontainebleau

Arrondissement: Fontainebleau

Department: Seine-et-Marne

Region: Paris

Postcode: 77920

Distance to Samois-sur-Seine

from Melun (prefecture): 12 km

from Paris: 54 km

from Calais: 285 km

from Nice: 632 km

from Bordeaux: 475 km

from Strasbourg: 368 km

Getting here

For driving distances to Samois-sur-Seine from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 13 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Avon, Bois-le-Roi, Champagne-sur-Seine, Chartrettes, Fericy, Fontaine-le-Port, Fontainebleau, Hericy, Le Chatelet-en-Brie, Machault, Samoreau, Thomery and Vulaines-sur-Seine.

This page in French: Visiter Samois-sur-Seine

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