Forêt de Chaux
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The second largest forest in France, the Forêt de Chaux stretches over more than 20 000ha to the east of Dole, between the Doubs and the Loue. The seven famous columns, by the architect Guidon in 1826, stand at each of the main crossroads. Don't miss the village of La Vieille-Loye with its "Baraques du 14", former woodcutters' dwellings, the Joseph Martin Pottery Museum in Étrepigney, and the enchanting Grottes d'Osselle in Courtefontaine, caves in the cliffs overlooking the Doubs.


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    MICHELIN 2021
    872 m - 346 avenue du Maréchal-Juin, 39100 Dole
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    MICHELIN 2021
    2.54 Km - 67 rue Pasteur, 39100 Dole
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    MICHELIN 2021
    2.58 Km - 13 rue des Vieilles-Boucheries, 39100 Dole