Sampans tourism and travel guide

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Visit Sampans: highlights and tourist information

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Sampans is situated in the Jura department and Franche-Comte region (now part of the Burgundy-Franche-Comté region), in the east of France at 51 kilometres from Lons-le-Saunier, the department capital (general information: Sampans is 301 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Dole at 5 km and Pesmes at 19 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Sampans, 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 Sampans in Burgundy-Franche-Comté.

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


... or see ALL recommended places to visit in Jura

Map of places to visit near Sampans

Markets in and near Sampans

  • Dole: market Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday (5km)
  • Auxonne: market Friday (9km)
  • Pontailler-sur-Saone: market Saturday (20km)
  • Pierre-de-Bresse: market Monday (31km)
  • Longvic: market Sunday (34km)
  • Arbois: market Friday (35km)
  • Gray: market Tuesday & Friday (37km)
  • Dijon: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday & Friday (38km)
  • Nuits-Saint-Georges: market Friday (38km)
  • Chenove: market Wednesday & Sunday (39km)

More information about Sampans, Franche-Comte

Tourist attractions near Sampans, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin à la Faulx (5km)
  • Jardin du château du Talmay (25km)
  • Château d'Arcelot (35km)
  • Parc de l'Etang (36km)
  • Jardin des jeux du château d'Arlay (41km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Source - la Seille (44km)
  • Forêt de la Joux (52km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Quetigny (33km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Citadelle de Besançon (45km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Sampans

Canton: Dole-Nord-Est

Arrondissement: Dole

Department: Jura

Region: Franche-Comte

New region: Burgundy-Franche-Comté

Postcode: 39100

Distance to Sampans

from Lons-le-Saunier (prefecture): 51 km

from Paris: 301 km

from Calais: 499 km

from Nice: 406 km

from Bordeaux: 531 km

from Strasbourg: 236 km

Getting here

Sampans is in the east of France. Most visitors drive via Paris (from the north and west) or via Lyon (from the south), or fly into Geneva to the south For driving distances to Sampans from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 18 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Archelange, Authume, Biarne, Billey, Brevans, Champvans, Chevigny, Damparis, Dole, Flagey-les-Auxonne, Foucherans, Gredisans, Jouhe, Labergement-les-Auxonne, Menotey, Monnieres, Rainans and Villers-Rotin.

This page in French: Visiter Sampans