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Dolus-d'Oleron tourism and travel guide

Photo of Dolus-d'Oleron in Charente-Maritime

Photo is of Ile d'Oleron at 5 km from Dolus-d'Oleron

Visit Dolus-d'Oleron: highlights and tourist information

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Dolus-d'Oleron is situated in the Charente-Maritime department and Nouvelle-Aquitaine region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Ile d'Oleron at 5 km and Ile-d'Aix at 13 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Dolus-d'Oleron, 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 Dolus-d'Oleron in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

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

Ile d'Oleron

Ile d'Oleron

Island at 5 km (direction west)

It is usually the beaches that attract visitors to Ile...

See Ile d'Oleron guide


Island at 13 km (direction north-east)

Ile d'Aix is a small island, explored on foot or...

See Ile-d'Aix guide


Seaside resort at 15 km (direction south-east)

Ronce-les-Bains is a long established resort with several beaches...

See Ronce-les-Bains guide


Seaside resort at 16 km (direction east-north-east)

While the beaches are the main highlight here in Fouras, be sure...

See Fouras guide


at 16 km (direction east-south-east)

The town of Brouage is visited for the substantial fortifications...

See Brouage guide
La Tremblade

La Tremblade

Seaside resort at 18 km (direction south-east)

Visit the beach and port at La Tremblade, and explore...

See La Tremblade guide


Seaside resort at 23 km (direction north-east)

The seaside resort of Chatelaillon-Plage has a long sandy beach...

See Chatelaillon-Plage guide
La Palmyre

La Palmyre

at 23 km (direction south-south-east)

You will find a beach at La Palmyre but it is best...

See La Palmyre guide


at 23 km (direction east)

Rochefort is an attractive 18th century town with a famous corderie, where...

See Rochefort guide


Most Beautiful Village at 29 km (direction south-east)

Not far from Royan the centre of Mornac-sur-Seudre is attractive...

See Mornac-sur-Seudre guide
La Rochelle

La Rochelle

at 29 km (direction north-north-east)

The historic town and monuments and the vibrant harbour area make...

See La Rochelle guide
La Rochelle aquarium

La Rochelle aquarium

at 29 km (direction north-north-east)

The aquarium in La Rochelle features various parts, including a...

See La Rochelle aquarium guide
La Rochelle harbour

La Rochelle harbour

at 29 km (direction north-north-east)

The harbour area in La Rochelle is the liveliest...

See La Rochelle harbour guide
La Rochelle Natural History Museum

La Rochelle Natural History Museum

Museum at 29 km (direction north-north-east)

The Natural History Museum in La Rochelle contains an...

See La Rochelle Natural History Museum guide

... or see ALL recommended places to visit in Charente-Maritime

Map of places to visit near Dolus-d'Oleron


Markets in and near Dolus-d'Oleron

Market days in Dolus-d'Oleron: seasonal market: every day except Wednesday & Thursday;

  • Dolus-d'Oleron: market every day except Wednesday & Thursday - seasonal market only (0km)
  • Le Chateau-d'Oleron: market every day - seasonal market only (5km)
  • Saint Pierre d'Oleron: market every day (5km)
  • Bourcefranc-le-Chapus: market Wednesday - seasonal market only (12km)
  • Bourcefranc-le-Chapus: market Sunday (12km)
  • La Bree-les-Bains: market every day - seasonal market only (13km)
  • Saint Denis d'Oleron: market Monday (16km)
  • Fouras: market Tuesday & Friday (16km)
  • La Tremblade: market every day except Tuesday (18km)
  • Arvert: market Wednesday & Saturday (21km)

Hotels near Dolus-d'Oleron

More information about Dolus-d'Oleron, Poitou-Charentes

Tourist attractions near Dolus-d'Oleron, France

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


Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins de la Boirie (5km)
  • Jardins du phare de Chassiron (16km)
  • La Roche Courbon (38km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Forêt de Saint-Trojan (9km)
  • Hiers-Brouage (16km)
  • Forêt domaniale de la Coubre (18km)
  • Pointe de la Coubre (24km)
  • Pointe de Suzac (40km)
  • Forêt de Suzac (43km)
  • Pointe de Grave (46km)
  • Forêt de Benon (50km)
  • Baie de l'Aiguillon (55km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Zoo de la Palmyre (26km)

Geography and distances

Dolus-d'Oleron is in the west of France at 29 kilometres from La Rochelle, the department capital (general information: Dolus-d'Oleron is 426 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Dolus-d'Oleron

Canton: Château-d'Oléron

Arrondissement: Rochefort

Department: Charente-Maritime

Region: Poitou-Charentes

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 17550

Distance to Dolus-d'Oleron

from La Rochelle (prefecture): 29 km

from Paris: 426 km

from Calais: 606 km

from Nice: 716 km

from Bordeaux: 131 km

from Strasbourg: 742 km

Getting here

Most visitors will arrive by car typically from a channel ferry ports such as Saint Malo, Caen or Cherbourg, a drive af about 4-5 hours. For driving distances to Dolus-d'Oleron from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 3 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Le Chateau-d'Oleron, Le Grand-Village-Plage and Saint-Pierre-d'Oleron.

This page in French: Visiter Dolus-d'Oleron

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