Things to do in Dole

New to Dole? Here are the best things to do while you're there.

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Start with the Top Sights in Dole

If you're in Dole to see the sights, you can't miss any of these.


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Palais des Ducs et des États de Bourgogne

⭐️ 4.6 (1251)

Grotte d'Osselle

⭐️ 4.5 (1050)

House of Louis Pasteur

⭐️ 4.5 (782)

Collégiale Notre-Dame

⭐️ 4.7 (732)

Musée Pasteur / Maison natale de Pasteur

⭐️ 4.4 (459)


⭐️ 4.3 (398)

Dole Tourism (Tourist Office)

⭐️ 4.3 (390)

Les Baraques du XIV

⭐️ 4.4 (265)


⭐️ 4.5 (215)

Eglise Saint-Jean-l'Evangéliste

⭐️ 4.1 (81)

The top affordable restaurants in Dole

Discover a variety of budget-friendly dining options in Dole city, offering delicious cuisine without breaking the bank.

Oncle Scott's Dole

⭐️ 4 (1242)

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Café Charles

⭐️ 4.2 (787)

Price Range: $$

le local

⭐️ 4.5 (778)

Price Range: $$

Le patio

⭐️ 4.1 (617)

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Le Gustalin

⭐️ 4.7 (558)

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⭐️ 4.4 (541)

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La Petite Venise

⭐️ 4.4 (460)

Price Range: $$

Le Moulin des Tanneurs

⭐️ 4 (460)

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Au Cinq Sens

⭐️ 4.6 (455)

Price Range: $$

La Demi Lune

⭐️ 4.5 (420)

Price Range: $$

Restaurant Grain de Sel

⭐️ 4.6 (415)

Price Range: $$

Checkout these incredible local experiences in Dole

These are curated, high quality experiences in Dole hosted by locals!

A lunch to discover truffle

Guided tour of Dijon through the centuries

End your night in some of the best bars in Dole

Discover the most vibrant nightlife scenes in Dole, curated exclusively for you.

Dolce Sicily

⭐️ 4.4 (2429)

Price Range: $$

Pub Northwich

⭐️ 4 (769)

Price Range: $$

Le Kargo bar à Cocktails

⭐️ 4 (316)

Price Range: $$


⭐️ 4.5 (264)

Price Range: $$

Shearmans Bar

⭐️ 4.6 (211)

Price Range: $$

Beer Hoppy

⭐️ 4.5 (122)

Price Range: $$

Au Détour - Bar culturel à Dole

⭐️ 4.6 (80)

Bar Le Chantilly

⭐️ 4.4 (37)

Price Range: $$

Pick from the best places to stay in Dole

If you're looking for some of the best hotels in Dole you've come to the right place.

La Chaumiere

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Au Moulin des Ecorces

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Hôtel de La Cloche

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Le Relais de la Gare

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Check out these bookable attractions in Dole

These are some of the best tours, museums, and activities in Dole.

Admission to the Royal Saltworks at Arc-et-Senans

Looking for unforgettable fine-dining experiences in Dole?

Hungry? We've got the best rated, the best of the best.


⭐️ 4.7 (822)

Price Range: $$$

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  1. Explore St. Pierre Cathedral: Located in the center of Dole, it is considered one of the finest examples of Gothic architecture in France that is a must-visit for its grandeur.
  2. Visit Quai Voltaire: Boasting stunning scenic views and lined with several restaurants, Quai Voltaire is a popular spot for tourists to wander around.
  3. Relish the Old Town: Step back in time as you make your way through the walled Old Town, home to the old clock and market!

Dole is a charming city filled with exciting attractions and historical sites. The best time to visit is between April and October, when the temperatures are warm and the days are sunny. During these months, visitors can enjoy all the sights and activities the city has to offer without worrying about the weather.

A three-day visit to Dole, France would be an ideal amount of time to explore the wonders of this region. A well-crafted itinerary packed with the area's attractions, such as the Musée de Beaux-Arts de Dole and the Château de Dole, can grant visitors plenty of opportunities to get a taste of the city's rich culture. And with the delicious cuisines, beautiful architecture, picturesque vineyards, and exquisite landmarks, Dole is sure to impress any traveler.

Getting around Dole, France is best done by car, bike, and foot. On foot it is possible to explore the medieval streets of the city and discover the wonderful local architecture. For longer distances it's best to have a car or take a bike to zip around the city. Road signs and bike lanes make it easy to find your way around. Renting a bike is a great way to get around as it is affordable and allows for easy sightseeing.

Dole offers lots of exciting activities for children. Start with a visit to the Maison des Teles Poupees et des Automates - a unique museum dedicated to puppet dolls and automata. Then take a boat ride on the gleaming waters of the River Doubs, followed by a picnic in the sprawling Parc de la Colombiere. Finally, explore the historic old district of Dole, packed with fascinating architecture, churches, and monuments.

We've actually curated a complete list of the best bars in Dole. To start off we'd have to mention Shearmans Bar, Dolce Sicily, AU PUB DES TROLLS. Check out our page on the best bars in Dole.

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