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Sampans tourism and travel guide

Photo of Sampans in Jura

Photo is of Dole at 5 km from Sampans

Visit Sampans: highlights and tourist information

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Sampans is situated in the Jura department and Burgundy-Franche-Comté region.

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!

Dole

Dole

at 5 km (direction south-east)

The Collegiale Church that dominates the town skyline is the principal attraction...

See Dole guide
Pesmes

Pesmes

Most Beautiful Village at 19 km (direction north-east), in the Haute-Saone department

The quaint village of Pesmes is one of the prettiest in Franche-Comté...

See Pesmes guide
Saltworks of Arc-et-Senans

Saltworks of Arc-et-Senans

Heritage Site at 27 km (direction east-south-east), in the Doubs department

The Royal Saltworks at Arc-et-Senans is an entire factory and living spaces...

See Saltworks of Arc-et-Senans guide
Arbois

Arbois

at 35 km (direction south-east)

After exploring the old town centre in Arbois you can visit the...

See Arbois guide
 
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Nuits-Saint-Georges

Nuits-Saint-Georges

at 38 km (direction west), in the Cote d'Or department

A quiet town, Nuits-Saint-Georges wil be part of your tour of the...

See Nuits-Saint-Georges guide
Dijon

Dijon

at 38 km (direction west-north-west), in the Cote d'Or department

There is a remarkable range of interesting historic sites in Dijon, perhaps...

See Dijon guide
Salins-les-Bains

Salins-les-Bains

at 38 km (direction east-south-east)

The salt mines at Salins-les-Bains operated from the 13th - 20th century...

See Salins-les-Bains guide
Beze

Beze

at 40 km (direction north-north-west), in the Cote d'Or department

Although small the village of Bez is very pleasant to spend an...

See Beze guide
Chateau-Chalon

Chateau-Chalon

Most Beautiful Village at 43 km (direction south-south-east)

One of the key reasons to visit the pretty village of Chateau-Chalon...

See Chateau-Chalon guide
Besancon

Besancon

at 45 km (direction east-north-east), in the Doubs department

The citadel, cathedral and some impressive 16th century townhouses are among the...

See Besancon guide
Chateau de Cleron

Chateau de Cleron

Castle at 46 km (direction east), in the Doubs department

The gardens of the Chateau de Cleron can be seen next to...

See Chateau de Cleron guide
Beaune

Beaune

at 48 km (direction west), in the Cote d'Or department

Beaune is the centre of the famous wine region of the same...

See Beaune guide
Baume-les-Messieurs

Baume-les-Messieurs

Most Beautiful Village at 49 km (direction south-south-east)

The attractive village of Baume-les-Messieurs is surrounded by cliffs and steep wooded...

See Baume-les-Messieurs guide
Chalon-sur-Saone

Chalon-sur-Saone

at 60 km (direction west-south-west), in the Saone-et-Loire department

The pedestrianised town centre and cathedral will form the centre of your...

See Chalon-sur-Saone guide

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

Map of places to visit near Sampans

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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

What to do at Sampans? 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)
 
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Geography and distances

Sampans is in the east of France at 51 kilometres from Lons-le-Saunier, the department capital (general information: Sampans is 301 kilometres from Paris).

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

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

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