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Little Venice

Quai de la Poissonnerie, Colmar, France
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Ranked #2 of 20 Attractions in Colmar
Type: Neighborhoods
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Laval, Canada
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25 reviews 25 reviews
6 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014 NEW

Loved the scenery with the canal. It is a must to visit, bring your camera. It is next to the old town.

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Weehawken, New Jersey
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35 reviews 35 reviews
7 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014 NEW

Right in the center, closed to the Koifhus (old customs building) you can't miss it. But it is half a block with couple of restaurants. Don't expect more but so lovely

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West Country
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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014 NEW

This is our favourite part of Colmar; by the beautiful riverside & quite romantic. Lovely architecture, some medieval,but all looking ancient.

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New Jersey
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25 reviews 25 reviews
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17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

Pastel colored wooden buildings line a tranquil little canal. Flowers are hanging on almost every windows. I couldn't stop talking pictures. Most beautiful during twilight. Very touristy but you could still find some quiet moments.

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Samoens
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28 reviews 28 reviews
13 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

On a late summer's evening there can be few nicer areas in the world to wander around, photograph & absorb (while enjoying a chilled glass of Gewürztraminer).

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Stuttgart, Germany
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38 reviews 38 reviews
30 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

if you have no agenda but to stroll around and enjoy the charming village, this is your spot of choice. mix it up with the old town and you'll have an enjoyable couple of hours--memorable.

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Bath, United Kingdom
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132 reviews 132 reviews
39 attraction reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

Even though we went on a 'partly cloudy' day (i.e. it started to rain in the afternoon), we did have a nice meal and enjoyed our amble into 'Little Venice'. We considered taking the little train but since that departed from quite a bit further away, we decided against it. We then thought we might take a boat but since... More

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australia
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58 reviews 58 reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

A photo opportunity whichever way you look! Very pretty loads of great restaurants, pretty cobblestone streets, excellent wine mervhants what more can you need?

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Kaiserslautern, Germany
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37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

Although not as big of an area as I had imagined, Little Venice was a very nice scene during our time in Colmar. Lots of restaurants and small shops adorn the streets along the canal, and you can find lots of waterside tables to eat at which to eat a meal. You can also take a boat ride along the... More

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Somerset, United Kingdom
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140 reviews 140 reviews
22 attraction reviews
65 helpful votes 65 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

The Little Venice area of Colmar is pleasant to walk around (despite hoards of tourists) but it's a bit of a cheek comparing it with the real thing !

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