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Shopping Idea – Shop Avenue d’Alsace in Colmar

22/02/2016 ColmarFrance

I discovered the shop Avenue d’Alsace during one of my first walks in Colmar. I was drawn to it by the pretty fabrics exhibited in the window and I entered the shop. I really liked it and I promised myself to come back and take some pictures! A pretty tea towel offered by some friends made me realize… Read more →

My favorite restaurants in Colmar

18/02/2016 ColmarFrance

Are you looking for a good restaurant in Colmar? Good news, there are actually a lot! To help you in making your choice, here is my selection of good addresses. I don’t know if they are the best restaurants in Colmar (it is in fact very subjective), but these are addresses I would recommend to friends asking for advice. … Read more →

Gîtes of Joël and Nathalie in Urschenheim, near Colmar

12/02/2016 UrschenheimFrance

If you are looking to rent a gîte in Alsace, with a good location to easily visit the region, I found a good address in  Urschenheim, near Colmar. Nathalie and Joël, a friendly and welcoming couple, are the owners of two gîtes that they entirely did by themselves in the outbuildings of their house: the barn was therefore transformed… Read more →

A Saturday morning at Saint-Joseph market in Colmar

10/02/2016 ColmarFrance

Saint-Joseph market is hold every Saturday in Colmar, on the place Saint-Joseph. The district Saint-Joseph is not generally a district visited by tourists. It has nothing really special, but it is still very nice: it has a “village” feel that makes it quite pleasant. This is all the more true on Saturday mornings, when all the regulars come… Read more →

Hôtel Le Colombier in Colmar – Charm and modernity

02/02/2016 ColmarFrance

The Hôtel Le Colombier in Colmar is a charming 4 stars hotel, located in a big building dating from the 16th century. The decoration mixes harmoniously old pieces, such as the exposed beams, with more contemporary furniture. It’s a very beautiful hotel that I recommend for a stay in Colmar! My room at the Hôtel Le Colombier I… Read more →

Villa Elyane, a charming bed and breakfast in Colmar

28/01/2016 ColmarFrance

Villa Elyane is an exceptional bed and breakfast in Colmar. Quite frankly, it is one of my favorites! It is located in a huge house from 1925. Inside, there is a really well-done mix of styles. The splendid woodwork, the stairs, the Art Nouveau stained-glass windows, as well as some elements of decoration have been preserved, but… Read more →

Colmar Christmas Market

09/12/2015 ColmarFrance

Colmar Christmas Market is my favorite Christmas Market in Alsace. I was dazzled by the beauty of the town dressed in its Christmas attire the first time I went and I am still filled with wonder every single year. Needless to say that Colmar is a splendid city in all seasons: colorful half-timbered houses, cobbled streets, small canals through… Read more →

Old books and calligraphy at the Cabinet de Curiosités in Colmar

08/12/2015 ColmarFrance

I went in the Cabinet de Curiosités by chance. Quite frankly, I had seen the jams and gingerbread of Christine Ferber in the window display and I was irresistibly drawn. It’s then that I realized I didn’t know this shop of Colmar. And what beautiful things you can find inside! Old books, engravings, drawings, photographs, paintings, pretty little objects such as… Read more →

Organic (and vegetarian) restaurants in Colmar

30/11/2015 ColmarFrance

There are not so many organic restaurants in Colmar. There are actually only three, but these three are all good spots. Please note that these restaurants are also suitable for vegetarians, as they also serve delicious veggie dishes.

First helicopter flight in Colmar with Hélitravaux

20/11/2015 ColmarFrance

A first helicopter flight… now that is an original way to discover Alsace and to discover new sensations! The company Hélitravaux is located at the Colmar-Houssen airport and offers first flights of 8 to 30 minutes. The routes offered will allow you to fly over the Alsace Wine Route, the Valley of Munster, to admire the Haut-Koenigsbourg castle or Mont Saint-Odile…… Read more →