Colmar is one of the most beautiful cities in the Alsace region of France. The city can be enjoyed as a side trip from Strasbourg, only 50 mi/80 km away.
The town offers Hansel-and-Gretel architecture, cobblestoned streets and colorful tile roofs. Photo opportunities abound, including picturesque squares, a pedestrian zone surrounded by medieval and Renaissance buildings, and tiny, flower-covered bridges over a network of mirrorlike canals.
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