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Samsons-Lion tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Maubourguet at 13 km from Samsons-Lion

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Visit Samsons-Lion: highlights and tourist information

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Samsons-Lion is situated in the Pyrenees-Atlantiques department and Aquitaine region (now part of the Nouvelle-Aquitaine region), in the south-west of France at 25 kilometres from Pau, the department capital (general information: Samsons-Lion is 632 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Maubourguet at 13 km and Pau at 25 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Samsons-Lion, 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 Samsons-Lion in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

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


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Map of places to visit near Samsons-Lion


Markets in and near Samsons-Lion

  • Vic-en-Bigorre: market Saturday all day (16km)
  • Rabastens-de-Bigorre: market Monday (23km)
  • Plaisance: market Thursday (24km)
  • Riscle: market Friday (25km)
  • Marciac: market Wednesday (25km)
  • Pau: market every day except Sunday (25km)
  • Tarbes: market Thursday all day (25km)
  • Gan: market Wednesday (31km)
  • Artix: market Wednesday & Sunday (37km)
  • Lourdes: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday all day & Saturday all day & Monday & Friday (38km)

More information about Samsons-Lion, Aquitaine

Tourist attractions near Samsons-Lion, France

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

Heritage sites

National Monuments

  • Marshall Foch house (28km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du château de Viven (20km)
  • Jardin du château de Momas (26km)
  • Jardin Massey (27km)
  • Palmeraie du Sarthou (34km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Grottes de Betharram (38km)
  • Grottes de Médous (49km)
  • Gouffre d'Esparros (58km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Zoo d'Asson (36km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Samsons-Lion

Canton: Lembeye

Arrondissement: Pau

Department: Pyrenees-Atlantiques

Region: Aquitaine

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 64350

Distance to Samsons-Lion

from Pau (prefecture): 25 km

from Paris: 632 km

from Calais: 849 km

from Nice: 596 km

from Bordeaux: 160 km

from Strasbourg: 834 km

Getting here

Samsons-Lion 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 Samsons-Lion from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 17 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Abere, Anoye, Bentayou-Seree, Corbere-Aberes, Escures, Gayon, Gerderest, Lalongue, Lembeye, Lespielle, Lucarre, Maure, Momy, Moncaup, Peyrelongue-Abos, Simacourbe and Vidouze.

This page in French: Visiter Samsons-Lion

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