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 Tourism, holiday & travel in Colmar
Insee code68066
AltitudeFrom 175 to 214 meters
Surface66.57 km²
Population69013 inhabitants
Density1036 inhabitants/km²


National labelHorbourg-Wihr at 3 km (8 min)
DepartmentHaut-RhinWintzenheim at 6.5 km (14 min)
RegionAlsaceSearch another town


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  • The Dominican:
  • Free access to the convent of Dominicans.
  • Attached to the eponymous church, built in the 13th and rebuilt in the eighteenth century, it houses the library since 1951, setting one of the nicest old in the region with 1 200 manuscripts, incunabula 2 700 and 50 000 volumes of centuries precedents. It is also a venue for exhibitions, concerts (Festival "off" Spivakov) and drama.
  • Opening hours (vary according to season): Monday to Friday from 9am to 12pm, from 14h to 18h (except Wednesday to Friday 18:30), Saturday from 10am to 16h continuous.
Detailed information
TransportAirport of Colmar - Houssen,   Train station of Colmar,   Train station of Colmar - Mésanges,   Train station of Colmar - Saint-Joseph
Information pointsTourist Office of Colmar
Leisure centresMuseum Bartholdi,   Museum of Natural History of Colmar,   Museum of Unterlinden,   Skating Rink of Colmar
MonumentsCollegiate Church Saint-Martin,   Cour d'appel,   House Pfister,   House of the Têtes
Performance hallsComedie de l'Est,   Exhibition Park Colmar Expo,   Le Grillen,   Municipal Theatre of Colmar,   Nef Saint Matthieu,   Stadium Colmar Stadium


  • The Book Fair Colmar:
  • The Book Fair is held the last or penultimate weekend of November at Fair Colmar.
  • A "pool" literary creativity: Organized the year, in schools, bookstores, libraries and Fair Colmar is a beautiful showcase of attractive and entertaining editorial production.
  • At Fair Colmar: Covering an area of 16 000 m², it brings together almost 800 partners (240 booths) from Alsace, Burgundy, Lorraine, Rhône-Alpes - through the Regional Centers of the Book -- and Paris, Toulouse, Lyon, but also Algeria, Romania or Quebec?
  • The Book Fair is one of the largest cultural and economic forums of the Great East. His goal: to bring books and reading, on one occasion and festive atmosphere, the public the largest and most diverse.
  • Information: Library of the City of Colmar: 1 Place des Martyrs de la Résistance - BP 40,509 to 68,021 Colmar Cedex. Tel. : +33 3 89 24 48 18 - Fax: +33 3 89 23 33 80 - Email:
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Colmar International FestivalAnnual tribute to a great musician who shaped our era
In July 2015


Leisure activities
NameType of activityPriceTown
Tour of Colmar in the little tourist trainCulture and educationFrom 3.50 € to 6.50 €Colmar
Helicopter flight in AlsaceSports sensationsFrom 69 € to 138 €Colmar
Isenbourg Castle SpaWellbeing40 €Rouffach (13.7 km)
Tour and organic wine-tasting at the Platz cellarLocal flavoursFreeBergheim (14.1 km)
Cellar tour and wine tastingLocal flavoursFreeRodern (16.2 km)

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Little Venice (© JE)Little Venice (© JE)
Facades Alsatian (© JE)Facades Alsatian (© JE)
View of the Dominican monasteryView of the Dominican monastery
Old ossuary chapel Saint-Jacques 13th century (© JE)Old ossuary chapel Saint-Jacques 13th century (© JE)
Sculpture in front of the Bartholdi MuseumSculpture in front of the Bartholdi Museum
Little Venice (© JE)Little Venice (© JE)
House decorated with flowers in the rue de Turenne to ColmarHouse decorated with flowers in the rue de Turenne to Colmar
Old ColmarOld Colmar
Tanners WharfTanners Wharf
Wharf TannersWharf Tanners
Streets decorated for ChristmasStreets decorated for Christmas
House decorated for ChristmasHouse decorated for Christmas
Street decorated for ChristmasStreet decorated for Christmas
Old District (© JE)Old District (© JE)
District of Little Venice (© JE)District of Little Venice (© JE)
Little Venice (© JE)Little Venice (© JE)
Little Venice (© JE)Little Venice (© JE)
Old Quarter (© JE)Old Quarter (© JE)
Imprint bear hammer (© JE)Imprint bear hammer (© JE)
Manneken Piss (© JE)Manneken Piss (© JE)
Fountain Manneken Piss (© JE)Fountain Manneken Piss (© JE)
Balcony of the house heads (© JE)Balcony of the house heads (© JE)
Heads House (© JE)Heads House (© JE)
Heads House (© JE)Heads House (© JE)
The Koïfhus, old customs (© JE)The Koïfhus, old customs (© JE)
Old house (© JE )Old house (© JE )
Lycée Bartholdi (© JE)Lycée Bartholdi (© JE)
Covered Market (© JE)Covered Market (© JE)
Collegiate Church Saint-Martin (© JE)Collegiate Church Saint-Martin (© JE)
Collegiate Church Saint-Martin (© JE)Collegiate Church Saint-Martin (© JE)
Collegiate Church Saint-Martin (© JE)Collegiate Church Saint-Martin (© JE)
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Sunday 21 December
Min. 1°C - Max. 6°C
Monday 22 December
Min. 0°C - Max. 7°C
Tuesday 23 December
Min. -1°C - Max. 8°C


Alsatian restaurantAux Clefs de Colmar  
Restaurant discreet, hidden in the heart of the city, Aux Clefs de Colmar invites you to a gastronomic exceptional. The decor, with its walls of exposed stone and contemporary furniture...
Located in Colmar26 € per person 
French cuisine restaurantLa Maison des Têtes   NEW
ÉTAPE GASTRONOMIQUE – Au coeur de Colmar en Alsace, dans une bâtisse datant de1609 classée monument historique, découvrez la table authentique du restaurant La maison des têtes. Décor...
Located in Colmar49 € per person 
French cuisine restaurantCôté Cour  
At the foot of the cathedral of Colmar Côté Cour awaits you. Part of the brewery, trendy and contemporary with a large fresco and warm colors invite you to take place. The Chef offers...
Located in Colmar31 € per person 

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House with 5 bedroomsAmrein les framboises    
5 mansard-roofed rooms of hosts in a house with orée of wood in the vineyard. Rooms with WC and Bathroom.
Located 4.5 km from Colmar55 € the double room 
House with 5 bedroomsLes Framboises    
Five guest rooms in a house located in a quiet edge of the forest in the vineyard.
Located 4.7 km from Colmar55 € the double room 
House with 4 bedroomsChambres d'hotes Rémy Hérold    
Since 1995 Corinne and Remy (organic beekeeper ab) welcome you with pleasure in their rooms. Peony and Iris. (Bultex new bedding) - sheets and pillowcases towels are provided in the...
Located 6.5 km from Colmar75 € the double room 

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Apartment for 5 personsGîte D'r Nekel - Le Nicolas  
A Colmar in the heart of the historic district, renting a cottage attic of 49 m ² for 3-5 persons. This apartment is on the 2nd floor of an old half-timbered house. Gite recent - opened...
Located in ColmarFrom 370 € to 480 € per week 
Apartment for 4 personsLocation gite avec ga 3 étoiles à colmar  
2 bedroom cottage with garage good bed 60 m ² R.D. ch in the residential area of ​​vineyards 5 minutes from the center of Colmar (4 Christmas markets all day from 24/11 to 31/12) Garage,...
Located in ColmarFrom 320 € to 420 € per week 
Apartment for 5 personsAu paradis des fleurs  
St floor apartment in the house in individual fully equipped 3 room kitchen bathroom, situated in a quiet neighborhood gardener to colmar. Propriété is fenced with electric gate. Environment...
Located in ColmarFrom 320 € to 370 € per week 

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150 places over 5 haCamping de l'Il - Colmar    
Located on a 5 ha site on the edge of the river, Camping de l'Ill*** has a large number of pitches where you can camp with your tent, caravan or motorhome or you can choose a fully...
Located 2.1 km from Colmar 
150 places over 4 haCamping vauban    
The Vauban campsite il leaned on the fortifications of the famous engineer Vauban. The city of Neuf-Brisach is classified in the World Heritage of Unesco. Quiet location, rural setting,...
Located 14.9 km from Colmar 
55 places over 2 haCamping lefébure orbey    
The Lefébure camp-site is in orbey, small town of 3600 inhabitants located in the valley of Kaysersberg, just near the Vosges. Our town of medium mountains is a real paradise for the...
Located 15.3 km from ColmarFrom 8.60 € to 10.80 € per day 

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Best Western Grand Hôtel Bristol - Hotel in ColmarBest Western Grand Hôtel Bristol     
Best Western Grand Hôtel Bristol is located in Colmar, facing the historical TGV train station. It offers a fitness and spa centre with sauna, hammam and massage treatments. The air-conditioned...
Located in ColmarRoom from 81 €
Hôtel Restaurant - Les Maraichers - Hotel in ColmarHôtel Restaurant - Les Maraichers     
This hotel is located at the entrance of Colmar, just a 10-minute drive to the historic quarter known as Little Venice. It offers free Wi-Fi. Each room at the Hôtel Restaurant - Les...
Located in ColmarRoom from 55 €
Le Colombier - Hotel in ColmarLe Colombier     
Hotel Le Colombier is located in the Little Venice district of Colmar town centre. It offers elegant rooms and suites with flat-screen TVs and private bathrooms. Guest rooms at Le Colombier...
Located in ColmarRoom from 94 €

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Résidence Les Rives de la Fecht
Located at the beginning of the Alsace Wine Route, this residence is set in a small forest with views of the Vosges Mountains. Riquewihr and Colmar Exhibition...
Kyriad Hôtel Mulhouse Centre
Kyriad Hôtel Mulhouse Centre is located in the city centre of Mulhouse. It has free Wi-Fi access and guests are invited to...
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