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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 Nancy Ville||02:06|
|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 Nancy Ville||04:06|
|To Aix En Provence Tgv||06:32|
Trains are a convenient way of reaching many towns and cities throughout Europe. The majority of cities in Europe have a minimum of one train station, while larger, more populated cities have two or more stations. Train stations, in general, are located in the heart of the city. Review the map below to get an idea of where the train station(s) in Colmar can be found.
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