Things to see and do - Colmar
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Whether viewed on foot or from a boat along the canals of this “Little Venice”, the fountains, half-timbered houses and geranium-decked balconies represent quintessential Alsace, unchanged by either war or the passage of time. In addition to its cultural heritage, the town’s culinary richness is exceptional. The perfect base from which to explore the region’s wine route, Colmar is also the ideal place to discover the gastronomic delights of Alsace.
Tourist attractions Colmar : Things to see and do
1 r. d'Unterlinden F - 68000 Colmar
Housed in a 13C Dominican convent, this museum contains works by Grünewald, Schongauer and Isenmann, in particular. Dedicated in part to Rhineland art, it displays impressive collections of paintings, sculptures and minor arts from the late Middle Ag..
pl. de la Cathédrale F - 68000 Colmar
The square containing the old customs post, the Rue des Marchands and the Rue Mercière form the heart of the old town. The old Alsace dwellings are in abundance there, most picturesque with their flower-covered balconies, corbelled turrets, oriel win..
r. des Marchands F - 68000 Colmar
Built in 1537 by a hatter of Besancon, with its painted facades, its glassed angular oriels, its delicately sculpted Gallery that supports some attractively worked corbels; this is a true jewel of Alsace architecture.
19 Rue des Têtes F - 68000 Colmar
Prix Prices from : 145 €
La Maison Des Têtes is located in the historic Alsatian town of Colmar. It has spacious air-conditioned rooms, each with a TV, private bathroom and free Wi-Fi. This classic 17th century Colmar building has a restaurant serving traditional cuisine an..
38, Grand'Rue F - 68000 Colmar
Prix Prices from : 85 €
Located in the heart of Colmar’s Old Town, close to the Petite Venise district and the famous Rue des Marchands, Saint-Martin offers peaceful rooms decorated in traditional Alsatian style. The Saint-Martin’s charm and character is echoed in its inte..
4-6, place des 6-Montagnes-Noires - La petite Venise F - 68000 Colmar
Hotel & restaurant : At the heart of ‘Little Venice', the picturesque old quarter of Colmar, this enchanting 17th century Alsatian house is a real gem. It sits in a maze of streets full of flowers, with little canals flowing at its feet. Its fine hal..
7 pl. de la Gare F - 68000 Colmar
Daumier lithographs look down on this elegant yet cosy restaurant. No doubt envying diners as they tuck into appetising dishes like poached egg with truffles and asparagus or sole fillet in breaded pastry.
19 r. des Têtes F - 68000 Colmar
2 r. des Boulangers F - 68000 Colmar
Lovers of Alsace wines will delight in this restaurant styled as a wood-panelled bar. The choice of local vintages is vast! The cuisine is classic in inspiration, with regional specialities to the fore.
1 r. Schongauer F - 68000 Colmar
With its walls enlivened by numerous paintings, this elegant establishment is the setting in which chef Loïc Lefebvre paints a comprehensive picture of modern French gastronomy. An appealing, contemporary composition.
1 r. St-Martin F - 68000 Colmar
In the heart of the old town, this establishment stands on a courtyard (as the name suggests). Wall paintings, old posters and a convivial ambience distinguish this brasserie. Pot-au-feu tartare, pickerel with nuts... Tasty.
15 quai de la Poissonnerie F - 68000 Colmar
This fine half-timbered 16C building has an appealing ambience. Enjoy dishes from fish stew with Riesling to bouillabaisse, as well as every permutation of fish and seafood dishes.
17 r. de la Poissonnerie F - 68000 Colmar
JY'S stands for Jean-Yves Schillinger. This attractive 1750s building with a trompe l'oeil façade is one of Colmar's trendiest places to eat. It is overseen by a creative chef full of ideas. Ultra-contemporary decor by Olivier Gagnère.