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Right next to the house are the Unterlinden museum and its famous Issenheim altarpiece, the Bartholdi museum, the Natural History museum, the Toys museum and the André Malraux Contemporary Art Center.
Throughout the year, you can stroll on foot, in a horse-drawn carriage or in the small train at random through old cobbled streets, listen to music in kiosks or in the streets, shop in the Covered market or in the flea markets.
Weather permitting, Little Venice and its canal invite you to explore Colmar by boat. In winter, the ideal location of the house, in the heart of the Christmas Markets, immerses visitors in a magical setting mingling smells of gingerbread and mulled wine.
A stone’s throw away, Place Rapp, the outdoor ice rink and the merry-go-round will delight the little ones.
In late November, several Colmar squares are transformed to accommodate the Christmas market cabins and their warm decor.
Crafts, art work and antiques, gingerbread delicacies and other sweets, Flammekueche, mulled wine or apple juice, merry-go-rounds and Christmas tree decorations come together in a charming colorful mess.
A feast for the eyes, taste buds and ears!
For athletes and hikers, the Vosges are a few kilometers away, with their many marked trails, their farm inns and mountain lakes, and their Nordic and downhill ski slopes.
Canoeing on the Ill river at the marina, relaxing at Ammerschwihr Golf Resort, riding on the Alsace wine route, tasting wine in cellars in the beautiful villages of Riquewihr, Turckheim, Eguisheim, Kaysersberg or Sigolsheim… are just a few of the many possibilities for exploring the area.