Travel Blogs from Colmar, France

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France and Switzerland, Neuchatel Switzerland and Colmar, France travel blog

France and Switzerland

A travel blog entry by chronometers

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... It is beautiful countryside with mustard fields (in full bloom) lining the highway. We decided to spend the night in Colmar, France. Colmar is in the Alsace region of France - which throughout history has sometimes been Germany - so the food ...

Colmar Part un, Colmar, France travel blog

Colmar Part un

A travel blog entry by meganandkevin

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Call off the debate! Heaven does exist!  It is hidden in the north east corner of France and is called Colmar! Colmar is the heart of the Alsace wine region in the middle of the "Route des vins". Like most old french towns, the centre of the city ...

Colmar part deux, Colmar, France travel blog

Colmar part deux

A travel blog entry by meganandkevin

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... we reached Kayserberg, we explored the town that feels and sounds like it should actually be part of Germany rather than France. It was unfortunately heavily damaged during the struggle for liberation in December of 1944, but they have done a remarkable ...

Colmar again..., Colmar, France travel blog

Colmar again...

A travel blog entry by meganandkevin

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So to start our travels again we decided to head back to one of our favourite places from last year's trip. Colmar, France is only a few hours north of Gryon, in the Alsace region of France, and home to the "Wine Route". After finding our way back to ...

Christmas Vacation II, Colmar, France travel blog

Christmas Vacation II

A travel blog entry by texas_ashley

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The little joys of life, Colmar, France travel blog

The little joys of life

A travel blog entry by newblogger

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... the room...seventh heaven..I'd been clean but wrinkly...now I felt much more au fait with the world. Colmar, which you may have noticed on the Tour de France coverage is a town full of colourful half timbered houses as well as the usual sprinkling of ...

Colmar, Colmar, France travel blog

Colmar

A travel blog entry by megs-anoop

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... "maison des têtes" or “house of heads” because of all of the heads on the façade. The streets of Colmar are really pretty with half-timbered houses everywhere and ivy geraniums and petunias spilling out of window boxes everywhere. In fact, ...

I went to France!, Colmar, France travel blog

I went to France!

A travel blog entry by msilver_21

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... staying at a hotel across the street). But then we got outside and things got better.    Then we drove to Colmar, France. Wow, it was really beautiful. Old french houses, a winding river, the smell of fresh bakeries, outdoor cafes, and ...

Road Trip & Favorite Cities, Colmar, France travel blog

Road Trip & Favorite Cities

A travel blog entry by thenewlyweds

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... very centrally located.  Friday we got up early and headed straight to the castle of Haut-Koenigsbourg. It's a castle that lays between Colmar and Strasbourg. I had been there once before but about 10 years ago. A lot of work has been done on it ...

Strike day in France and 85% of public approve, Colmar, France travel blog

Strike day in France and 85% of public approve

A travel blog entry by kyria

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... of slow moving wide-ish rivers, very expansive and pleasant but you can't help feeling nobody is here. After last night, I'd booked ahead for Colmar.  As this is my last chance to use my £69 wifi SFR stick in France, I decided to see how long any ...

Clickety-clack, clickety-clack, Colmar, France travel blog

Clickety-clack, clickety-clack

A travel blog entry by kedd

We took the train from Paris to Colmar, in the Alsace region of France. The landscape was very green with leafy trees and lots of wild flowers, including red poppies. Small houses along the canals, farms, fields with round hay bales, cows, rolling ...

Do storks really deliver babies?, Colmar, France travel blog

Do storks really deliver babies?

A travel blog entry by bandits-france

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... it's enemies. Moats and dungeons and other fascinating castle paraphernalia made for a very interesting tour. Our last stop was/is Colmar, again an absolutely amazing Alsatian city. We checked in to our hotel, had dinner and walked the streets of ...

Colmar, Colmar, France travel blog

Colmar

A travel blog entry by damnfunkin

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We spent a rainy day here in Colmar.  Will write about ...

Colmar, France, Colmar, France travel blog

Colmar, France

A travel blog entry by ilombardo

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Here are the pictures of Colmar, France, which I discussed in the previous entry. This is where we ate ...

Dilema, Colmar, France travel blog

Dilema

A travel blog entry by nancyjill

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We have a dilema. We planned to go to the thermal baths in Budapest, but we opted out and did more touristy stuff. Now it looks like we will be heading to Baden Baden where some of Jill's relatives originated. Wouldn't you know they have 2 thermal baths. ...

Friendly France, Colmar, France travel blog

Friendly France

A travel blog entry by d.matheusik

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... kind of an oxymoron is that, eh? But it is true, I tell you. When Josh and I went to Colmar, a small city in the Alsace-Lorraine region of France, we were pleasantly surprised by the helpfulness and hospitality of the French. It could be, however, that it ...

Colmar France Wine Country, Colmar, France travel blog

Colmar France Wine Country

A travel blog entry by nancyjill

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Here we are in wine country, Colmar, France. We got here early this afternoon. It is a pretty cool place. We thought at first that the rain was following us from Lauterbrunnen, but so far so great. It is quite a bit warmer and hot tomorrow and the next ...

Colmar, France, Colmar, France travel blog

Colmar, France

A travel blog entry by skoettel

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Today was another fun day. We went on a wine tasting tour of France. Colmar is a beautiful little town. There is a stream running through it and lots of flowers everywhere. It is the first time on this trip that I felt totally screwed for not knowing ...

They couldn't possibly mean rain ALL day?, Colmar, France travel blog

They couldn't possibly mean rain ALL day?

A travel blog entry by aabr

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... in a gite.  That's just a fancy European word for a self catering apartment.  We are in the old part of Colmar and it feels like we are staying in Disneyland.  The buildings are brightly colored half timbered.  Cuteness overload! ...

Timber Framed Houses, Colmar, France travel blog

Timber Framed Houses

A travel blog entry by eddieandlynn

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It was only a short stop, since we spend the extra day in Switzerland.  Downtown is very picturesque.  ...

Is It Germany, or Is It France?, Colmar, France travel blog

Is It Germany, or Is It France?

A travel blog entry by the_stamms

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... conversation before having to ask if they speak English, which, much to my surprise, happened only once during our first stint in France. Colmar was very different than any of the cities we saw in the south because it really did look German. The ...

Alsace villages, Colmar, France travel blog

Alsace villages

A travel blog entry by stevelegassick

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Many of the city names are in German, as this area was lost to Germany in the Franco-Prussian War and not returned until after ...

Catching up with Joan and Ian, Colmar, France travel blog

Catching up with Joan and Ian

A travel blog entry by stef5353

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... morning. Sunday morning we decided to go sightseeing in the Alsace. Starting off with Kaysersberg, a very nice little village near Colmar. Yet another picture book village with a creek running through it and old style houses painted with bright colours. ...

Buses, Hiking, Mountains, Wine, Colmar, France travel blog

Buses, Hiking, Mountains, Wine

A travel blog entry by barnis

... quickly stopped and drove us up to our campsite...5 minutes beyond his acutal desitination...he worked for ricoh in the factory in colmar from what i could understand we slept the night and tsugumi did some laundry today we took a 1:00 local train to ...

From Lederhosen to Wine, Colmar, France travel blog

From Lederhosen to Wine

A travel blog entry by millant.travel

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... the trip together I wanted basically to get from Bavaria to Interlaken in Switzerland. But I also wanted to see Colmar in the Alsace (France) so in the planning I decided to take on a reasonably lengthy drive from Unterammergau to Colmar. I booked a ...

Reunion. Yves & Popaye in Muhlbach sur Munst, Colmar, France travel blog

Reunion. Yves & Popaye in Muhlbach sur Munst

A travel blog entry by radsolv

After some telephone problems contact Popaye Heinrich; Yves picks me up at train station in Colmar, Alcace: with Kerry from Queenslqnd, Australia: Popye and Yves had stayed with me in Yonkers August 2005 and 2005; Had met in Petra Jordan, 2002; Very ...

Sensory Overload, Colmar, France travel blog

Sensory Overload

A travel blog entry by millant.travel

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... . An ordinary road cuts through them connecting one historical town after another to each other. Marvellous. We finished the day in Colmar, a much larger version of medieval. The town centre is old town but is surrounded by modern-ville. But inside the ...

Colmar - courtesy of the Lyalls, Colmar, France travel blog

Colmar - courtesy of the Lyalls

A travel blog entry by ourfishytales

A brief 2 day stop in a small town on the French Swiss border in the Alsace region. Booked into a hotel here for a couple of nights and phoned the ferry company to move our passage home for another day. Felt it was a good idea to chill out again and to ...

3 Countries in a day, Colmar, France travel blog

3 Countries in a day

A travel blog entry by abi.latham

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... water and tinkling bells from the livestock.   So packed and issued with tickets all the way through to Colmar, Alsace region of France by a most efficient young man at the station we departed with eyes fixed out the train window soaking in the ...

Colmar a delightful blend of German and French, Colmar, France travel blog

Colmar a delightful blend of German and French

A travel blog entry by abi.latham

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Colmar is a city about the size of Rotorua, 70,000 and yet it feels more like a Whakatane sized town.  I like the way it flows seamlessly from the old town city centre with houses dating back to the 1300's to the residential section with houses ...

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