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Address: Quai de la Poissonnerie, Colmar, France

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A short ride in the canal of Colmar is a must. You can not leave this town without this ride. The old houses and greenery around the canal is a relaxing experience.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 28, 2015
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Pune, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

A short ride in the canal of Colmar is a must. You can not leave this town without this ride. The old houses and greenery around the canal is a relaxing experience.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

Colmar is a very walkable town, and Little Venice is not far from the centre. Winding little waterways and narrow streets flanked by brightly coloured half timbered buildings. Very photogenic. Boat trips are available, and a few small bars and restaurants are scattered along the route. A bit small compared to Petit France in Strasbourg, but worth a visit none... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

Fascinating place to visit. Boat rides on the canal, train rides through the streets, cafes and restaurants open. What more could you ask?

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

Great views of the old buildings in Colmar, you really should have a look here if you are in the neighbourhood. Enough places to drink someting. You can also do a boat trip

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW via mobile

We visited Colmar on a really hot day and the highlight was the boat ride along the canal at Little Venice. So peaceful and a cool retreat from the heat of the day.The canal also gives a different perspective on the city and the houses which front the canal. A very well spent 6 Euros.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015 NEW

Ioved little Venice, when we eventually found it! The signposts were few and far between. Little Venice itself is not very big but it is pretty. We had a beer by the side of the canal and watched a strange little beaver type creature swimming about!!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015 NEW

Absolutely beautiful town with a river winding through it - all the flowers along the riverbank make it stunning. You have got to take a ride on one of the gondolas - it is so peaceful and if you are lucky you might see the coypu that live in/ on the river.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

I just couldnt have enough of it - so colourful, so pretty everything situated just perfectly. And there is also a post that explains the name and history of the street which I found very interesting :)

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

This was one of our favorite walking spots both during the day and evening while in Colmar. Walking down the flower-line Poissin Street (Rue de Poissonnerie)with swans and ducks floating quietly alongside you was just magical. You understand why this is one of the most photographed streets in the Alsace! There are several canal embarkation points, with departures every 30... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

Little Venice is the HIGHLIGHT of a Colmar visit! Gorgeous, historic and fun! Shop, eat, drink, take tons of pics and enjoy!

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Address: Quai de la Poissonnerie, Colmar, France
Location: Europe  >  France  >  Alsace  >  Haut-Rhin  >  Colmar

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