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Colmar is located near Germany and Switzerland, between the Vosges and the Rhine, Strasbourg and Mulhouse. With its 67,000 inhabitants, it retains a 'country town' atmosphere which contributes so much to its charm. The city offers visitors a...more
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
| Place Unterlinden, 68000, Colmar, France
+33 3 89 20 68 92
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The main capital was 'Strasbourg', this region was some of the most beautiful vineyards and wine tourism in France. The forests, unique outdoor, shops and villages, superb vineyards with cosy restaurants and hotels. Colmar was an ancient city-center with romantic architecture and clean canal. This...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed 2 days ago

I've seen past reviews and have friends who said they didn't think much of this tour/city, but I think what made this little medieval town so charming for me is that I went during the holiday season. The whole region was preparing for the Christmas...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went to Colmar to see Christmas market and I can say... Amazing... I'll be back for sure... Amazing place, amazing old Town, amazing streets...

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Joao_F007
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Old Town is beautiful so why spoil it with the Christmas Market which is totally unsuited to the narrow streets. It would be much better moved to the park where the small funfair is situated and there would be suitable space to get near...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Nick B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Wow. This Christmas market is awesome. Everything is decorated beautifully and so colorful. Tons of amazing stalls in the Christmas market. Make sure you’re hungry so you can eat there because there so much to choose from and the aroma was delightful. We came on...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank olenas307
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Beautiful town! It feels authentic! The Christmas market is crowded but doesn’t stop the Magic’s of this place!

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank JeremyMarzena
Reviewed 1 week ago

The city centre is really magnficent and a real must see. The (very) old houses are a nice "decor" for the X mas period. The centre is nicely decorated for Christmas. There are really houses which are works of art. There are in total 6...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Such a gorgeous town to wander around and get lost in. So many beautiful buildings, bars, restaurants and shops... just stunning 😊

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank LDublin
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were there when they were getting ready to open the Christmas market,there were lovely Christmas decoration all over.The old town is a gem,there are so lovely buildings.I felt as if they were Haensel and Gretel houses.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Nurbanu P
Reviewed 1 week ago

visit " Old Town " Colar, it is charming , so many half - Timber Houses to look at, visit in September, when all the flowers are still in full bloom, walk along the River Lauch, or take a boat ride, be sure to visit...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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August 4, 2018|
Response from Avi P | Reviewed this property |
It is definitely OK for children of any age
July 1, 2018|
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Response from Agnes56 | Reviewed this property |
I walked everywhere, There is no need of car in Colmar.
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Response from Zuevy | Reviewed this property |
I think that the easiest way is by train from Basel bahnhof. it will take about 45 minutes. You will need a tarin toward Strasbourg