Dolus-d'Oléron

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TownDolus-d'Oléron
Insee code17140
Postcode17550
Latitude45.8999985
Longitude-1.2499991
AltitudeFrom 0 to 20 meters
Surface29.02 km²
Population3272 inhabitants
Density112 inhabitants/km²

CLOSEST CITIES & TOWNS

National labelsLe Château-d'Oléron at 6.1 km (10 min)
Chief townLa Rochelle (at 73 km, 71 min)Saint-Pierre-d'Oléron at 8.5 km (15 min)
DepartmentCharente-MaritimeLa Cotinière at 10 km (16 min)
RegionPoitou-CharentesSearch another town

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TOWN PRESENTATION

Dolus is located in the southern part of the Ile d'Oleron. The main activity of this county is the oyster, and of course his specialty, as with any sector Marennes-Oléron is the Fine de Claire oysters Green.


SIGHTSEEING

Dolus has beautiful sandy beaches on the Atlantic coast, or as Vertbois The Rémigeasse. Beach Perroche has a sailing school and yachting with activities for everyone from 4 years. Indeed, the "sea garden" or "sailors" means to introduce children to the knowledge of the foreshore but also sailing and windsurfing.

On the east coast, the route of Oysters is a remarkable site with oyster huts colorful rehabilitated for some workshops of artists and artisans, channels where oyster farmers are busy. Especially beautiful at high tide.

The marsh birds is also an opportunity to rediscover nature. Walking through the swamp, you will see many species of birds.

Activities: aquatic center, tennis, bowling, bocce, horse riding, games room (billiards, table football), scrapbooking, surfing, catamaran sailing, windsurfing, biking, walking ...

Detailed information
Information pointsTourist Office of Dolus-d'Oléron
Leisure centresBeach Vert Bois,   Beach of La Perroche,   Beach of La Rémigeasse
MonumentsChapel of La Perroche

EVENTS AND CELEBRATIONS

In season, the market is held every morning in the pedestrian street.

Two evenings with fireworks, sardine and hoedown, traditionally held in July and August by the municipality and traders Dolus and several flea markets.


ATTRACTIONS, LEISURES AND ACTIVITES AROUND

Activities nearby: 9 hole golf course, cinema, discos, Thalasso, scuba diving ...

A visit is essential: the auction of the pretty port of La Cotinière.

Unavoidable, the boat trip to the Ile d'Aix La Rochelle or past the famous Fort Boyard.

Chassiron lighthouse has a very nice new generation museum and beautiful gardens.

The citadel at Château d'Oléron, where a ride is needed and allows you to go around the town on foot in 40 minutes while exploring diverse landscapes, such as oyster harbor, the view of the viaduct and Oléron Fort Louvois who also visit.

And for those who want to venture into the "continent", the Royal Rope Rochefort, the city of La Rochelle, Brouage ...

Leisure activities
NameType of activityPriceTown
Supervised sea kayakingSports sensationsFrom 7 € to 70 €Fouras (15.2 km)

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PHOTOS

Sunset on the Beach RémigeasseSunset on the Beach Rémigeasse
 
The oyster hutsThe oyster huts
Beach VertboisBeach Vertbois
 
The Channel of BaudissièreThe Channel of Baudissière
Sunset on The CotinièreSunset on The Cotinière
  

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WEATHER

Sunday 26 October
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Min. 9°C - Max. 22°C
Monday 27 October
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Min. 11°C - Max. 24°C
Tuesday 28 October
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Min. 14°C - Max. 19°C

RESTAURANTS

 
French cuisine restaurantLe Comptoir de Rose  
7.9
Fouras
Located in the casino Fouras, with a magnificent view of the sea, Le Comptoir de la Rose is open from Tuesday to Sunday for lunch and dinner. The modern decor in shades of mauve and...
Located 15.6 km from Dolus-d'Oléron21 € per person 

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BED & BREAKFASTS

 
House with 6 bedroomsMaison d'hotes la cote d'argent     NEW
Ronce-les-Bains
Guesthouse beach 'Ronce Les Bains ' for seaside holidays in comfortable rooms with direct access to the beach. 'Table d'hôtes' specializing in seafood.
Located 13.1 km from Dolus-d'OléronFrom 36 € to 65 € the double room 
House with 4 bedroomsLe bois vert  
Fouras
In charente, fouras the edge of the beach, you'll have a pleasant stay, feet in the water, in a new building. We offer 4 new rooms with separate entrance, toilets and separate bathroom....
Located 15.4 km from Dolus-d'OléronFrom 99 € to 129 € the double room 
House with 5 bedroomsAu jardin près de l océan    
9.2
Les Mathes
5 guest rooms in a house tipical for this region. 3 family rooms for 5 people. 3 with kitchenette. Near from the wild coast and La Palmyre Zoo. Children are welcome.
Located 22 km from Dolus-d'OléronFrom 58 € to 60 € the double room 

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VACATION RENTALS

 
Farm for 8 personsLa Bâtisse - logement Alix 8 Personnes
Saint-Georges-d'Oléron
Remains of 17th century many hidden, family atmosphere. Park, private parking.
Located 10.9 km from Dolus-d'OléronFrom 400 € to 1200 € per week 
House for 6 personsMaison oléronnaise rénovée  
7.6
Saint-Georges-d'Oléron
Lovely old house in charming park, 50 m from shops.
Located 11.2 km from Dolus-d'OléronFrom 500 € to 695 € per week 
Apartment for 4 personsAppartement Marine en Villa à Ronce
Ronce-les-Bains
Apartment in Villa ideally located at 300 m from the city center (market-open all year and casino) and 600 m from the beach (for children). Ideal for family well wooded, Ronce offers...
Located 13.5 km from Dolus-d'OléronFrom 270 € to 480 € per week 

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CAMPSITES

 
150 places over 4 haCamping Indigo Oléron Les Chênes Verts    
7.2
Dolus-d'Oléron
Oléron Les Chênes Verts Indigo Campsite****... 50 metres from the beach, nestled in an oak wood... Oléron Les Chênes Verts Indigo Campsite is located on the Ile of Oléran, in Dolus,...
Located in Dolus-d'Oléron 
32 places over 0,6 haLes cupressus  
La Cotinière
Located 100 m from the beach in a park, port cotinière a 1.5 km, family campsite of 32 pitches with heated pool, rentals weekend or week of comfortable mobile home equipped with Freeview...
Located 7.9 km from Dolus-d'OléronFrom 10 € to 23 € per day 
219 places over 5 haCamping Indigo Oléron Les Pins  
Saint-Trojan-les-Bains
Camp on the island of Oléron, in the midst of nature, on a beautiful, natural 5 hectare site in the heart of a protected pine forest, and enjoy the range of services available on the...
Located 8.3 km from Dolus-d'Oléron 

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HOTELS

Le Grand Large - Hotel in Dolus-d'OléronLe Grand Large     
8.7
Dolus-d'Oléron
This stylish and modern seafront hotel is situated in Dolus d’Oléron on the west coast of the Island of Oléron. It offers an indoor swimming pool, hot tub and fitness centre. Guest...
Located in Dolus-d'OléronRoom from 130 €
Résidence Néméa La Cascade - Hotel in Dolus-d'OléronRésidence Néméa La Cascade    
8
Dolus-d'Oléron
Set in a 2-acre park on the Ile d'Oléron, this residence is just 2 km from the beaches. Guests have free access to an outdoor swimming pool, sauna and hot tub. Résidence Nemea La Cascade...
Located in Dolus-d'OléronRoom from 59 €
Village Des Amareyeurs - Hotel in Dolus-d'OléronVillage Des Amareyeurs     
7.8
Le Château-d'Oléron
The Village Des Amareyeurs is situated 300 metres from the beach and 400 metres from the nearest shops. It offers accommodation in small semi-detached buildings, resembling traditional...
Located 4.1 km from Dolus-d'OléronRoom from 23 €

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Hôtel Atalante Relais Thalasso et Spa
Rooms at the Hôtel Atalante are equipped with a balcony or terrace, which feature views of the sea or vineyards. Guests have unlimited access to the hydromarin...
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