One of the most beautiful villages in Europe

Anyone who has visited this place would definitely recommend it as one of Europe's most beautiful villages and not unjustly.Colmar is a city in the Grand Est district of northeastern France, near the border with Germany. The city is located on the well-known Alsace wine street with local vineyards specializing in Riesling and Gewürztraminer wines. Visitors are captivated by the city and how it has been preserved as a scenic and fairytale village after so many years.

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As you walk through the picturesque alleys of the village you will find decorated houses, blossomed balconies, sights and fine French cuisine awaiting you. It is a traditional village characterized by colorful half-timbered houses, stone streets and beautiful canals crossing it. It is definitely one of the destinations worth visiting at least once in your life. The best time to arrange a getaway to this wonderful place is in the midst of Christmas as you will find Christmas markets and lights everywhere, bringing you the ultimate festive atmosphere. However no one can deny that it is equally beautiful to visit Colmar either in spring or autumn.

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Gothic architecture, which dominates most buildings, will take you to another era. Museums, cathedrals, architectural monuments and fountains adorn the city and make it unique! Get lost in the historic city center and seize the opportunity to visit one of the classic, restored 9th century buildings, such as the Maison Pfister. One of the most important sights of the city is St. Cathedral. Martin, which is also the largest temple in Colmar.

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Of course, you can't get to Colmar and not taste the local wines it is famous for. The most popular French wines in the world are produced there. You can even arrange a short excursion just outside Colmar to see the vineyards and the wine making process.