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Dolus-d'Oléron - Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Charente-Maritime

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

Dolus-d'Oléron is, with its 2,900 hectares, the largest municipality in the canton south of the island of Oléron. Dolus-d'Oléron extends from the coast to the west coast.

Dolus-d'Oléron offers a wide variety of landscapes: woods, swamps, crops (vines, orchards and vegetable fields), pine forest or oyster sites.

The town consists of several hamlets and oyster ports. Its large sandy beaches are ideal for swimming and wetlands conducive to bird watching. This is also to Dolus-d'Oléron Le Marais birds stood, must for nature lovers. Iléo, the aquatic center of the island of Oleron, opened at the exit of the city. Iléo offers indoor and outdoor pools, racer, spa, aerobics... Note: This water park is fully accessible to disabled people.

Geographical information

Tourism labels
Latitude45.8999985 (N 45° 53’ 60”)
Longitude-1.2499991 (W 1° 14’ 60”)
Surface area29.02 km²
Population3284 inhabitants
Density113 inhabitants/km²
PrefectureLa Rochelle (73 km, 1h11)
Insee code17140
IntercommunalityCC de l'Ile d'Oléron

Nearest cities & towns

Le Château-d'Oléron6.1 km (10 min)
Saint-Pierre-d'Oléron8.5 km (15 min)
La Cotinière10 km (16 min)
Saint-Trojan-les-Bains10.3 km (13 min)
Le Grand-Village-Plage11.4 km (19 min)
Bourcefranc-le-Chapus13 km (15 min)
Saint-Georges-d'Oléron13 km (22 min)
Marennes15.5 km (21 min)
La Brée-les-Bains17.3 km (27 min)
Saint-Denis-d'Oléron19.4 km (26 min)
Hiers-Brouage20 km (25 min)
Ronce-les-Bains21 km (25 min)
Saint-Just-Luzac22 km (25 min)

Things to see and do

Places of interest

Information points
Leisure centres

Events and festivities


The oyster huts
The oyster huts
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Sunset on the Beach Rémigeasse
Sunset on the Beach Rémigeasse
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Channel of The Baudissière
Channel of The Baudissière
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Sunset on The Cotinière
Sunset on The Cotinière
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Beach Vertbois
Beach Vertbois
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Visits, leisure and activities nearby

Leisure activities

Last nameActivity typeRateCity
Supervised sea kayaking
Sports sensations7 € to 70 € Fouras (15.2 km)
See the Arvert peninsula from the sky
Entertainment40 € Saint-Sulpice-de-Royan (30 km)
Internship at an art enameller
Arts and Crafts45 € to 65 € Ars-en-Ré (40 km)
Tandem parachute jump in Gironde
Sports sensations229 € to 269 € Soulac-sur-Mer (47 km)


Last nameOuting typeDifficultyDurationDeparture municipality
The Saint-Trojan miniature train
Rail itineraryEasy1h30Saint-Trojan-les-Bains (8.4 km)
Cité de l'Huître (oyster museum)
Cycling itineraryEasy2h00Marennes (13.9 km)
Laves Wood
HikeEasy1h00La Taillée (59 km)


Bed & breakfasts

Vacation rentals