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Landmark
Old Town , Colmar
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Tours from £116
History Museum
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Housed in a 13th-century Dominican sisters' convent, Musée d'Unterlinden features a large collection of local and international artworks and
Tours from £53
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Little Venice , Colmar
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Criss-crossed by the canals of the River Lauch, Little Venice formerly served as the butcher's, tanner's, and fisherman's quarter. Originally
Tours from £54
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Duration: 9 hours
Immerse yourself in the quaint villages and beautiful scenery of Alsace on this full-day tour from Strasbourg. With your expert guide, drive through rolling, vine-coated hills to explore the picturebook town of Colmar and cobbled village of Eguisheim. Then, delve into the medieval, walled village of Riquewihr and follow the famous Alsace Wine Route. Continue to your last stop at the fairytale-like, 12th-century fortress of High Koenigsbourg. Numbers are limited to eight people on this small-group tour, so you can enjoy an in-depth experience.
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Landmark
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A 12 m (39 ft) replica of New York's Statue of Liberty stands at the north entrance of the city of Colmar, the hometown of the statue's sculp
Castle
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Fancy a wander through a thirteenth century castle overlooking the Alsatian plain? Beautiful Château du Haut-Kœnigsbourg is located in Orschw
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Colmar

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Landmarks · History Museums · Architectural Buildings
Situated along the Alsatian Wine Route, Colmar is renowned for its German and French culture, well-preserved old town, numerous architectural landmarks, and its museums. Its canals with gondolas helped Comar earn the nickname Little Venice. Located in the Haut-Rhin department of the Alsace region, this town founded in the 9th century has a sunny microclimate and is the one of the driest cities in France, making it ideal for Alsace wine. You'll see Germanic and French architecture made from pink and yellow Vosges sandstone and timber framing that is unique to the area. All of Colmar's attractions are concentrated in the well-preserved old town, a medieval city that's surprisingly big. Let your sweet tooth run wild in Colmar, a city known for its delicious pastries, like macarons, not to be confused with American macaroons, and kugelhopf, a well-known cake similar in shape to Bundt cake with raisins and powdered sugar on top. Plan how to spend your time in Colmar and other destinations in France using our France day trip tool.

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