Mercure Colmar Centre Unterlinden
Travel Blogs from Colmar
Not that you just sit back and relax though, as there was plenty of work to do as we made our way through the numerous locks which took you up or down, depending on your direction. Over the week we passed through more than sixty locks which are now almost fully automated. Beside every lock stood the homes of the former lock masters, most now sadly ...
... to Bregenz. An amazing mountain road with little traffic and beautiful scenery. Stopped at Lindau on Lake Constance for lunch and a stroll. An old town of interest with lots of visitors. The continued along the Romantic Road around the lake vying for road space with hundreds of trans European trucks. Not pleasant and finally made it to a motorway where ...
... glad to have ticked off another scene from The Great Escape - when Hendley (James Garner) and Blythe (Donald Pleasance) escape, they steal a light aircraft and fly by the castle.
Next we drove down the road between Fussen and Hopfen in order to find a similar spot to where Steve McQueen's motorcycle scene was filmed. Only 1.6 miles in length and now a very busy main road, we drove up and down it several times until we found a convenient place to stop. ...
... br> With all that delicious food and wine, we staggered back to the train station to wait for our train to whisk us back to Strasbourg – and to write today’s blog. A beautiful and charming city – and delicious food.
Observations for today:
- Gray hair and wrinkles (a senior look) always gets us a seat on a crowded train – we have been very courteously offered seats often and very graciously ...
... cave in town for wine tasting. We sampled just a little of three different varieties grown on the hillsides around the village. We bought one bottle of semi dry that was real good. After this, we walked back to our place and joined Dwight and Molly on the front patio for wine and conversation about our day. They told us about an unfortunate incident that occurred earlier today. Dwight accidentally backed into a cement pole when they were leaving the Chambre d' Hote this ...
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- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Pets allowed