Sambin

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GEOGRAPHIC INFORMATION

 

CLOSEST CITIES & TOWNS

TownSambinFougères-sur-Bièvre at 3.6 km
Insee code41233Ouchamps at 4 km
Postcode41120Valaire at 4.2 km
Latitude47.4378420Monthou-sur-Bièvre at 4.3 km
Longitude1.2950830Feings at 4.4 km
AltitudeFrom 84 to 120 metersThenay at 5.5 km
Surface20.83 km²Pontlevoy at 6.1 km
Population952 inhabitantsLes Montils at 6.5 km
Density45 inhabitants/km²Candé-sur-Beuvron at 6.9 km
Chief townBlois (at 18.8 km, 22 min)Seur at 7.8 km
DepartmentLoir-et-CherChoussy at 8.2 km
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TOWN PRESENTATION

Located in the area of the Sologne Blaisois and wine, Sambin is attached to Contres Township and the Borough of Blois.

The village's name deriving from Cembiacus, a certain area Cembius.

It was about Sambin took place in the year 1016 a bloody battle. This conflict arose between the house of Anjou, Fulk led by 3rd Nerra to that of Blois led by Eudes II. Many "free men" of Sambin there were probably dragged along Gelduin, lord and vassal Pontlevoy account Blois. This battle left thousands dead on the field and scored long minds in the Middle Ages.

Sambin is now known for its goat cheese it is advisable to taste a glass of Cheverny.


SIGHTSEEING

The church and the fountain Sambin: Destroyed by fire in the 19th century, the old wooden church of the 12th century had a miraculous spring which attracted many pilgrims. This fountain still exists and you can see the left of the current church was rebuilt in 1882.


ATTRACTIONS, LEISURES AND ACTIVITES AROUND

Chateau de Fougeres sur Bievre.

Abbey Pontlevoy.

Montrichard, fortified village.

Chateau de Chaumont-sur-Loire.

Leisure activities
NameType of activityPriceTown
Discover the Loire in a traditional boatNature and the outdoors20 €Chaumont-sur-Loire (9.7 km)
Stroll around Sauvète wine estateLocal flavours8 €Monthou-sur-Cher (10.2 km)
Themed horse ride in the countrysideNature and the outdoorsFrom 23 € to 80 €Cheverny (11.2 km)
Visit the gingerbread houseLocal flavoursFreeFaverolles-sur-Cher (13.5 km)
Hot air balloon flight over the Loire ValleyNature and the outdoorsFrom 190 € to 660 €Cheverny (13.7 km)

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WEATHER

Friday 1 August
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Saturday 2 August
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RESTAURANTS

 
French cuisine restaurantLes Rois de France  
8.9
Contres
This is the heart of the prestigious site of the Castles of the Loire, Contres in the Loir-et-Cher, the restaurant opens its doors Les Rois de France. Discover its chic interior with...
Located 10.3 km from Sambin37 € per person 
French cuisine restaurantChâteau de Chissay - La Table du Roy  
9.2
Chissay-en-Touraine
Chissay entire history of the Loire Valley, the cradle of the 'douce France' welcoming his former Kings. Poetry secret walls whispers some medieval ballads and transports you to yesteryear....
Located 14 km from Sambin38 € per person 
French cuisine restaurantLe Medicis  
9
Blois
1 km from Blois Castle and its famous staircase, this is a pretty good hotel and very welcoming. The care taken to decorate the restaurant and comfortable rooms gives this cozy town...
Located 16.4 km from Sambin45 € per person 

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BED & BREAKFASTS

 
Farm with 3 bedroomsLa caillaudiere    
9.2
Valaire
On a farm in the sixteenth century, come to offer peace and relaxation. And visit the chateaux of the Loire.
Located 5.5 km from Sambin50 € the double room 
Farm with 5 bedroomsLa Ferme des Bordes    
8.6
Pontlevoy
For chocolate lovers, know that it is the farm Bordes born founder of Poulain chocolate! We will welcome you in our guest house completely renovated and redecorated this year. The rooms...
Located 5.8 km from Sambin58 € the double room 
House with 3 bedroomsLyzen    
9.8
Pontlevoy
Bed and breakfast in a renovated 1850 house in the heart of the Loire castles, gardens of Chaumont sur Loire, Chenonceau, Cheverny, Blois, Amboise... Near the Parc de Beauval zoo. You...
Located 6.1 km from Sambin75 € the double room 

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VACATION RENTALS

 
House for 8 personsMoulin de Rouillon  
8.7
Les Montils
If you like the quiet of a river, the gentle rustling of waterfalls, fishing, boating or just lazing around the pool, you will appreciate the charm of this exceptional house. Situated...
Located 6.4 km from SambinFrom 1000 € to 1200 € per week 
House for 4 personsMaison typique à Chaumont sur Loire
Chaumont-sur-Loire
Ideally located in the heart of the Loire Castles and especially 500 m from the Chateau de Chaumont and its gardens internationally renowned house of 55 m² on2 levels, facing south...
Located 9 km from Sambin430 € per week 
House for 6 personsLes Hauts de Chaumont
Chaumont-sur-Loire
Restored old farm vineyard, we offer a lodging 4 ears, comfortable and air-conditioned, and 3 guest rooms 3 ears Gites de France label, in a property with a large garden and a heated...
Located 9 km from SambinFrom 1150 € to 1390 € per week 

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CAMPSITES

 
50 places over 1 haLE GUE    
8.8
Chémery
Charming small quiet campsite with pool in a river and private lake in the center of the main castles like Chambord, Cheverny, as the gardens of Valençay. The Zoo Park Beauval is less...
Located 17.1 km from SambinFrom 9.90 € to 11.90 € per day 
350 places over 8 haCamping Indigo Les Châteaux    
8
Bracieux
At the gateway to the Sologne region, nestled amidst the Castles of the Loire... Located between the Châteaux of Chambord (8 km) and Cheverny (9 km), the Châteaux Indigo Campsite***...
Located 22 km from Sambin 

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HOTELS

Relais Des Landes - Hotel in SambinRelais Des Landes     
7.9
Ouchamps
The Relais des Landes is a XVIIth-century mansion located south of Bois in the Loire Valley. It offers free Wi-Fi internet access and a covered and heated swimming pool. All of the...
Located 4.9 km from SambinRoom from 120 €
Auberge De L'ecole - Hotel in SambinAuberge De L'ecole     
8.5
Pontlevoy
The Auberge de l’Ecole is located in the heart of the Loire Valley, well known region for its Castles. The Auberge de l’Ecole offers 10 comfortable and personalized bedrooms. A hot...
Located 6.1 km from SambinRoom from 65 €
La Grande Tortue - Hotel in SambinLa Grande Tortue    
8.8
Candé-sur-Beuvron
La Grande Tortue is located in Candé-sur-Beuvron, just 20 minutes away from the Blois Train Station and 30 km away from Chambord. Guests can enjoy the indoor swimming pool and aquatic...
Located 6.4 km from SambinRoom from 88 €

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Hotel Le Savoie
Hotel Le Savoie is ideally located on the backs of the Loire River and a 5-minute walk from the Château de Blois. It offers free Wi-Fi access, a bar and...
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Hotel Le Savoie
Hotel Le Savoie is ideally located on the backs of the Loire River and a 5-minute walk from the Château de Blois. It offers...
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