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 →

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 →

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.

Guided tour of Colmar old town

08/10/2015 ColmarFrance

The tourist office of Colmar offers several guided tours for individuals, including a tour of the old town. This is a fairly standard tour, but make no mistake: I have learned a lot in this tour, even if I live in Colmar! Turns out, we don’t always know very well our own town… The guide will… Read more →

Cycling to the restaurant Les Amis de la Lauch in Colmar

01/09/2015 ColmarFrance

Looking for nature without getting out of Colmar? The restaurant Les Amis de la Lauch is maybe what you are looking for! Located in the Maraîchers district, it is a very pleasant place: you will feel like you are in the countryside, and this just only minutes away from Colmar town center. No wonder that the people of Colmar love going… Read more →

Where to buy the best Kouglof in Colmar?

10/07/2015 ColmarFrance

Where to buy the best Kouglof in Colmar? I give you here my 3 favorite addresses offering kougelhopfs in Colmar: all three are excellent. You can choose to have it sprinkled with icing sugar or not. Stop at the patisserie early in the morning, when they just came out of the oven… it’s even tastier! If you believe that kougelhopf… Read more →

Boat trip in the Little Venice of Colmar

29/06/2015 ColmarFrance

Do you know about the Little Venice of Colmar? It’s the name of a district located in the pretty city of Colmar in Alsace. I know, I know… you are gonna say that it is just one more “Little Venice”: each time there is a canal somewhere, the place is given the name of the Italian city. You are… Read more →