I really do not have enough words to describe this village. I’m thinking of ‘stunning, beautiful, fabulous, wonderful, delightful, pretty, awesome….’ and so many more. But actually, the only way to describe this beautiful place is in photos.
Colmar is located 42 miles (68 km) south-southwest of Strasbourg. If ever you are near, please do stop here. It is just simply one of the most beautiful villages in France. Picture perfect buildings, amazing architecture and the best time to visit would be….well any time. Because in summer the place is beautiful with pretty flowers everywhere and in winter you have Christmas decorations adorning many buildings.
Travelers from around the world have this destination on their travel bucket list and from the photos, it is easy to see why.
The old town is beautiful with cobblestone streets lined with fabulous half-timbered medieval and early Renaissance buildings.
The town has fabulous architecture and one of the must-see places is The Musée d’Unterlinden, which houses the 16th-century Isenheim Altarpiece, the masterwork of the German religious painter Matthias Grünewald.
Schwendi Fountain – A historic fountain (on the Old Customs Square, 68000, Colmar) rebuilt after World War II, featuring a bronze statue of General Lazare Schwendi.
Maison Pfister (Pfister House). A beautiful old wooden house – one of the oldest in Colmar.
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You can fly to one of the closest airports: EuroAirport Basel-Mulhouse-Freiburg (EAP) which is a 40 min (59,4 km) car ride via the A35, or Strasbourg (SXB).
Colmar has a wide range of fabulous places to stay. I would definitely recommend staying for at least one night just to experience the town. After all, it is one of the most beautiful villages in France.