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Little Venice, Colmar

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Criss-crossed by the canals of the River Lauch, Little Venice formerly served as the butcher's, tanner's, and fisherman's quarter. Originally a rural wine-producing community, commercial gardeners and fishermen inhabited the canal area, which is now the city center of the small town. You can charter a romantic boat to float around the canals and gain a picturesque perspective of the half-timbered houses. Arrange your visit to Little Venice and discover more family-friendly attractions in Colmar using our Colmar trip planner.
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  • Was trying to look for “Colmar” but noted that TA has reviews on this and The Old Town instead. We visited Colmar (and the famed X’mas market) in late-Nov and was welcomed with chilling 5 deg and... 
    Was trying to look for “Colmar” but noted that TA has reviews on this and The Old Town instead. We visited Colmar (and the famed X’mas market) in late-Nov and was welcomed with chilling 5 deg and...  more »
  • The name "Little Venice" seems exaggerated to me, nothing in the area reminded me of Venice. But the area is very beautiful, it has a special charm, with its houses that seem to be taken out of story....  more
    The name "Little Venice" seems exaggerated to me, nothing in the area reminded me of Venice. But the area is very beautiful, it has a special charm, with its houses that seem to be taken out of story....  more »
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  • I visited Colmar in an early morning and the town was sleeping under the fog. The village was too peaceful and silent to be waken up. I was impressed by the architecture of houses here as if I was lost in the fairy tales or wonderland where everything was poetic and magical. People here are friendly. They have a market where I had a cup of coffee with a biscuit, also a flea market with many vegetables, and products from merchants.
  • What a wonderful day#35 #อิโตอินเลิฟ #ItoInLove :=) little Venice of Colmar in France! Here is a La Petite Venise, or the other name is the “Little Venice” of France. The colourful houses and lush vegetation that line the river gives Colmar the resemblance to Venice. You can also hop on a gondola and cruise through the river, as though you’re on Venice’s signature waterway. He he But i did not do that.. I just grab a beer and walking and enjoying the peaceful view.

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