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Samsons-Lion tourism and travel guide

Photo of Samsons-Lion in Pyrenees-Atlantiques

Photo is of Maubourguet at 13 km from Samsons-Lion

Visit Samsons-Lion: highlights and tourist information

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

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

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!

Maubourguet

Maubourguet

at 13 km (direction east-north-east), in the Hautes-Pyrenees department

Maubourguet makes every effort to hide its impressive monuments but take...

See Maubourguet guide
Pau

Pau

at 25 km (direction west-south-west)

The large town of Pau is well known for the...

See Pau guide
Chateau de Pau

Chateau de Pau

Castle at 26 km (direction west-south-west)

The Chateau de Pau is an impressive combination of...

See Chateau de Pau guide
Tarbes

Tarbes

at 28 km (direction south-east), in the Hautes-Pyrenees department

The substantial gardens of Jardin Massey are the main...

See Tarbes guide
 
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Aire-sur-l'Adour

Aire-sur-l'Adour

at 32 km (direction north-north-west), in the Landes department

Aire-sur-l'Adour is a pleasant town with a cathedral in...

See Aire-sur-l'Adour guide
Lourdes

Lourdes

at 39 km (direction south-south-east), in the Hautes-Pyrenees department

Lourdes is of course very famous as a pilgrimage centre...

See Lourdes guide
Oloron-Sainte-Marie

Oloron-Sainte-Marie

at 48 km (direction west-south-west)

There are several sights of interest in Oloron-Saint-Marie including a picturesque section...

See Oloron-Sainte-Marie guide
Church Sainte-Croix in Oloron-Sainte-Marie

Church Sainte-Croix in Oloron-Sainte-Marie

Church at 48 km (direction west-south-west)

The Church Sainte-Croix is an interesting roman style church...

See Church Sainte-Croix in Oloron-Sainte-Marie guide
Cathedral Saint-Marie in Oloron-Sainte-Marie

Cathedral Saint-Marie in Oloron-Sainte-Marie

Cathedral at 49 km (direction west-south-west)

The cathedral of Sainte-Marie is best known for its remarkable...

See Cathedral Saint-Marie in Oloron-Sainte-Marie guide
Vic Fezensac

Vic Fezensac

at 50 km (direction north-east), in the Gers department

Vic Fezensac is enjoyable to explore at any time, but best...

See Vic Fezensac guide
Eauze

Eauze

at 51 km (direction north-north-east), in the Gers department

Eauze is a historic market town with attractive medieval...

See Eauze guide
Sarrance

Sarrance

at 58 km (direction south-west), in the Pyreees-Atlantiques department

The small village of Sarrance is in the valley of...

See Sarrance guide
Valence-sur-Baise

Valence-sur-Baise

at 64 km (direction north-east), in the Gers department

Explore the historic centre of the bastide town of Valence-sur-Baise, then visit...

See Valence-sur-Baise guide

... or see ALL recommended places to visit in Pyrenees-Atlantiques

Map of places to visit near Samsons-Lion

 
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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)

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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)
 
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Geography and distances

Samsons-Lion is in the south-west of France at 25 kilometres from Pau, the department capital (general information: Samsons-Lion is 632 kilometres from Paris).

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

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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