"Dole by boat" Dole Transportation Tip by himalia11

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  Harbour of Dole
by himalia11

Dole has a harbour at the Rhine-Rhône-Canal which is located below the old town. You hear find the boat rental company Nicols where you can rent houseboats. Staying at the port is free the first night, you only have to pay for electric power and water if you use it. A bakery in the old town is not far away, but for the big Casino supermarket you have to walk a bit downstream. It's found on the left side of Doubs river (Rue Général Bethouard).

The Rhine-Rhône-Canal starts in Saint-Symphorien where it diverges from the Saône river. In Dole the canal shortly converts with the Doubs river, which happens frequently from then on. The next big town in that direction is Besançon. It you go this way, you need to take care of high water. It's better to check at the port reception if it's safe to go there. We met people that were waiting for some days that a lock which had been closed because of high water got re-opened again.

Mode: TO
Type: Ship/Boat

Review Helpfulness: 3.5 out of 5 stars

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  • Written Sep 28, 2008
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