Colmar, a town of culture, tourism and gastro­nomy

Colmar lies at the centre of mid-Alsace near to Germany and Switzerland – between Strasbourg and Basel, the Vosges mountains and the Rhine. Despite its eventful history, the town has been able to preserve the unusual consistency of its historic centre. This has been declared a listed site and has been extensively restored. The pedestrian zone – one of the largest in Europe – allows visitors to see and admire the many riches of its cultural heritage.

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In Colmar, you will find overnight accommodation to suit all requirements, ranging from classical town ¬hotels to chalets and apartments in the town or countryside.

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Brightly painted, beautifully preserved half-timbered houses shape the townscape of Colmar. With many traditional restaurants on every street corner, you will never go hungry here.

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As the wine production capital of Alsace, Colmar offers many events on a culinary theme. Lovers of culture and tradition will also find plenty to see and do here.

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Location & Arrival

You can reach Colmar easily and comfortably by train or by car via the excellent transport network. The town is also within easy reach of the EuroAirport Basel-Mulhouse-Freiburg.

Location & Arrival
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With its natural treasures and cultural wealth, Alsace offers visitors many ways to spend their leisure time. The cycle and mountain bike paths provide families, for example, with a sporty way to discover the region. You can choose your own route from almost 2,000 kilometres of cycle trails! In winter, the 11 ski areas in the Vosges mountains provide winter sports enthusiasts with a remarkable choice.

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Colmar Tourism has many special offers to discover the town and its surroundings.

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Office de Tourisme
Emmanuel Fromm
8,rue Kléber
F-68000 Colmar