Travel Blogs from Colmar
I think I mentioned in the last blog about staying in a hotel with an awning..one of those dreams you have. When I booked the Novotel in Colmar I was a little disappointed in myself for not finding anything more authentic but I'm now a convert..all because of a couple of things we tend to take for granted at home. .....a kettle and an iron. This …
Took our best friend Ryanair to Karlsruhe,Baden Germany...from there we rented a car Hertz of course...and headed to Colmar,France for the night...A cute quaint town...said to be the Venice of France but it doesn't compare to the actual Venezia.....
Canals were the highways of Europe a couple of centuries ago, carrying people and products to all corners. We had previously enjoyed the canal boat experience several years ago with a week on the Canal du Midi in the south of France.
This year we had chosen the Canal de la Marne au Rhin and the Canal de la Sarre in Alsace Lorraine, the region in the NE of ...
We set out for a walk first thing and found lovely trails heading into the hills and along the river. So good to get the early morning air with the sound of cow bells. A good breakfast at our hotel the left around 10.30 for a long drive to Freiberg. We managed to stay off most if the major roads and got a spectacular route through highways 198 and 200 ...
... It really did look like the backdrop from The Great Escape and I was pleased to have stood in the same spot as the film's admirable characters, based on real people from The Second World War.
Back into the 21st century, nature called and so did mini Phil with the flash of his red petrol light. We decided to grab something small to takeaway and eat for lunch from the mini cafe inside. We didn't realise how much of an arduous task it would be. ...
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- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
- Pets allowed