Five Must-See Sites Around Dole within the Jura | EUROtoday

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Allow your self the time to move past town partitions and discover Dole – and the Jura – from a unique perspective.

1. Lime Forest

More than 20,000 hectares of forest develop to the japanese fringe of town, fantastic for strolling and biking, with a grid system of quiet forest roads. Look out for the seven stone columns, created in 1826, that stand at every of the principle crossroads.

Lime Forest © Aline Dalloz /Jura Tourisme

2. Cycling alongside the Eurovélo 6

There are many fairly canal and riverside cycle paths in Dole. The long-distance cycle path, the EuroVélo 6, passes by city. Continue alongside the 4,450km route and also you'll cross by Bratislava, Budapest, and Belgrade, to complete on the Black Sea!

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3. Explore the canals by boat

Along the Canal du Rhône au Rhine are many choices for messaging about in boats, whether or not hiring a canoe, an electrical boat, or a cruiser from Nicols in Dole for a boating vacation to discover Franche-Comté. It's a splendidly enjoyable technique to journey.

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4. Royal saltworks

Only a 15-minute drive from Dole are the Royal Saltworks at Arc-et-Senans. The UNESCO World Heritage Site, commissioned by King Louis XV, is a uncommon instance of business structure.

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5. The line of Swallows

This extraordinary 120km practice route affords panoramic views of the Franche-Comté countryside. Departing from Dole, it terminates at Saint-Claude within the Parc naturel régional du Haut-Jura.

From France Today Magazine

Ligne des Hirondelles from Dole (c) Bourgogne-Franche-Comte_Tourisme-BFC_0008248

Lead picture credit score: The Canal des Tanneurs in Doles © Claude/Flickr

Caroline is a contract author with a deal with European journey. She has toured all areas of France, however none extra so than the Loire Valley the place she finds the mixture of wealthy historic tradition, rural panorama and distinctive structure – to not point out excellent wine – an irresistible lure to return repeatedly. Says Caroline, “With the focus over the next three years on the Loire Valley's connection to Leonardo da Vinci, lovers of art, architecture and French culture are in for a treat when visiting the region with the many additional events and activities on offer.” Caroline is a member of the British Guild of Travel Writers.

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Five Must-See Sites Around Dole in the Jura