Visit Colmar and its Spring Festival
Discover one of the oldest cities in Alsace
Head for Colmar, a city with a unique charm and over a thousand years of history. Only 30 minutes away from your 4-star hotel in Mulhouse, explore the historic centre of Colmar and its treasures.
What to visit in Colmar?
The old town
A timeless visit awaits you in the old town of Colmar. You can discover all the charms of Alsace thanks to its houses with coloured or half-timbered facades.
Don't miss the covered market of Colmar, the b (or old customs house), the Pfister house or the Maison des Têtes.
The "Little Venice" district
One of the most beautiful treasures of Colmar! A real haven of peace in the heart of the city, go to this historic district to admire the magnificent, typically Alsatian houses with colourful, half-timbered facades that line the Lauch River.
📍 Address: Quai de la Poissonnerie, 68000 Colmar
The Collegiale Saint-Martin
The Collégiale Saint-Martin is without a doubt the most important religious building in Colmar! Built in Gothic architecture during the 13th and 14th centuries, the collegiate church is considered the city's cathedral by many Colmarians.
The collegiate church can be visited freely, thanks to paper, audio and video materials.
📍 Address: 18 place de la Cathédrale, 68000 Colmar
Colmar and its spring festival from 6 to 30 April 2023
Far from the city's famous Christmas market, Colmar also comes alive in the summer months. The Spring Festival is celebrating its 11th edition this year to the delight of locals and visitors alike.
This event takes place to the rhythm of Colmar's colourful bustle and music. The historic centre of the town takes on an enchanting air.
Enjoy the entertainment during your stay in Alsace:
- Two Easter markets where 70 exhibitors come together to showcase the region's know-how
- An ephemeral farm in the town centre
- Exhibitions of creative craftsmen
- Street entertainment
- Tastings in the spring cellars
- Guided tours through the streets of the old town of Colmar
Practical information :
📍 Market addresses:
- Place des Dominicains, 68000 Colmar ;
- Place de l'Ancienne Douane, 68000 Colmar.
📍 Address of the Koïfhus:
- Salle Rosselmann, 29 Grand'Rue, 68000 Colmar.
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