When coming to Colmar for the first time, one can easily get the impression of being in a fairy tale. Picturesque half-timbered houses with coloured façades, narrow alleys with old cobblestones and small markets around every corner.

Especially in winter, when the old town transforms into one huge Christmas market, this small city in the Alsace is worth a visit.

City tours

Discover Colmar and its timber-frame architecture on a city tour and learn a lot more about its sights.

Christmas Markets

„La Magie de Noël“ – there is no better place to experience the magic of Christmas than Colmar. Five Christmas markets with different themes extend over the entire old town.

Museum Unterlinden

The museum Unterlinden – located in a former Dominican monastery – has gained international fame because of its big collection of Upper Rhine religious art.

Alsatian specialities

Many restaurants in Colmar offer Alsatian cuisine. The traditional recipes are passed on from generation to generation. The city’s markets are known for their mouth-watering delicacies too. 

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