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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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Basel, Switzerland
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127 reviews 127 reviews
75 attraction reviews
172 helpful votes 172 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014 NEW

Its beautiful..it really feels like Venice and the stretch is too small. Dont go there with the too high hopes. The place is indeed very beautiful..but doesn't come too close to the charm of Venice. For first timers: 1. Please book your table at a restaurant in advance, if you plan to eat there. We went there on a Saturday... More

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Finland
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124 reviews 124 reviews
33 attraction reviews
86 helpful votes 86 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014 NEW

Very beautiful, but it was so small - just a very small area with a short canal. So IMO it should be called Very Little Venice. We didn't take a boat tour but when we saw them thought they were not worth it cause they were just a very short trips to one direction and then same way back.

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Singapore
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54 reviews 54 reviews
25 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014 NEW

Little Venice is an amazing and beautiful place, in my opinion is the highlight of Colmar. The buildings along the canal are lovely, with colourful flowers along its balconies. The 30 minutes boat ride along the canal is a must do attraction. You can get to see the beautiful view of Little Venice from a different angle. Additionally, the guide... More

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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67 reviews 67 reviews
25 attraction reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014 NEW

Little Venice in Colmar is the highlight of the visit to the town. Its just beautiful and a buzz of activity.

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Cotswolds
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32 reviews 32 reviews
3 attraction reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

The local trails were a times difficult to follow. Eat early then just wander the streets. Make sure you see little Venice

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Cleveland, Ohio
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34 reviews 34 reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

Colmar's Little Venice is beautiful with abundant flowers and plenty of shops. Their "gondolas" were a little hoaky with their electric trolling motors for propulsion. Enjoyed our visit immensely .

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London, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

If you go to Colmar, you must walk along the river and take one of the little boat ride. It is however a quite small part of Colmar - a must seen only if you are already in Colmar for any other reason !

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Atlanta, Georgia
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102 attraction reviews
140 helpful votes 140 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014

I wish we could have wandered around without thousands of people!! It really seems like Disneyworld with all the cute houses, water, and tons of people!! I felt like it was almost fake because of the hoards of people. However, I would recommend coming for a short tour, but too long and you will get annoyed! Take your pictures, wander... More

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Dallas
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309 reviews 309 reviews
165 attraction reviews
123 helpful votes 123 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

You have to walk along the canal to see all of the area - yes, it is small but there is more if you follow the canal. Several spots to take beautiful photographs - if you are patient and wait for the tourists to move on. Beautiful colored timber houses with overflowing flower boxes line the river - the views... More

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Chicago, Illinois
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12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

Slightly disappointed after seeing all of the pictures. It is pretty but very small, so it is a destination to take some photographs and then find a restaurant for lunch or dinner!

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