Colmar in Alsace
Close to our 3-star hotel
Any visit to Colmar has to begin with an enchanting walk round the cobbled streets of the historic old town. The Petite Venise district (aka Little Venice) with its canals recalling Italy’s famous Floating City, is worth the visit itself. Why not head aboard a boat and explore the area from a different perspective? To see the best timber-framed houses, head to the Quai de la Poissonnerie, located on the banks of the River Lauch. Finish your visit passing through the district of the Quartier des Tanneurs and in the streets surrounding the Place Schwendi.
When staying at our hotel in Saint-Hippolyte, you also won’t want to miss going to visit Colmar’s museums, which the town is also renowned for. Colmar is also renowned for its Museums- some like the Musee Unterlinden are famous with Art Historians all over the world. The Musée Unterlinden is particularly renowned - this is where you can admire the Renaissance-era Isenheim Altarpiece. Other museums that are less well-known yet nonetheless outstanding include the Musée du Jouet et du Petit Train (Colmar Toy Museum), which children will love, as well as the Musée Bartholdi, the house that was the birthplace of the creator of the Statue of Liberty. After this cultural outing, you’ll be able to enjoy a refreshing bike ride along the banks of the Lauch or the Alsace Wine Route.