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Colmar, a quintessential Alsatian place
Colmar, a sunny and pleasant city of Alsace
Colmar is a 60.000 inhabitants city located in Alsace, in the eastern France. Probably dating back to the carolingian dynasty, this lovely town has a lot to offer. Between museums, shops and cultural heritage, you will be spoiled for choice !
Board a train to Colmar and let the charm operate. Among the unavoidable must-see of Colmar, you have to stroll along the "Petite Venise" district’s streets.
You will easily understand why does this area has such a nickname having a walk along the Lauch’s canal. Head the "Ancienne douane" square and discover the old custom, called Koïfhus, dating back to the 15th century. Discover the 16th century Pfister house with its just-restored frescos and visit the St Martin collegiate dating back to the 13th and 14th century. Admire the "maisons aux têtes" facade, adorned with more than a hundred mascarons.
Then don’t miss the Dominican’s church, and the Unterlinden museum, housed in an ancient convent and presenting masterpieces of the Rhineland art.
Getting to and from Colmar
|From Aix En Provence Tgv||04:26|
|From Bourg En Bresse||03:08|
|From St Louis (local)||00:34|
|From Belfort-montbeliard Tgv||00:48|
|To St Louis (local)||02:35|
|To Belfort-montbeliard Tgv||03:30|
|To Aix En Provence Tgv||06:32|
Trains are convenient way to reach any town and city in Europe. All main towns have a railway station, while major cities have more than two railway stations. Nearly all railway stations are located in the city centre. Check our map to locate railway station(s) in Colmar.
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