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  Welcome to Colmar

  Tuesday, July 26, 2016

Colmar – The city of artists

Colmar is in the region of Alsacia, is the north-east of France almost on the border and has a population of 66,650 inhabitants . It has managed to maintain its well preserved old town, the style of the building is Gothic and Renaissance period. This city is known by its painter and artist Martin Schongauer or such as the artist of the Statue of Liberty

Sightseeing

You can visit the buildings of Gothic and Renaissance art in the city center, old churches like St. Martin or the Dominican church. The village is known by artists and painters, some of them as Matthias Grünewald, they made the altarpiece of Isemhein. Part of the works you can found it while touring the city, others can find them in museums like Unterlinden, housed in a former convent. If you are interested fairs, occasionally some are made with some interest.

Night-life

For any activity you want to do or know where are the points entertainment can count on the Tourist Office of Colmar, where they provide you the information about what you need. If at any time you want to cease or stop to rest after a long day visiting the city you can do in Sahmeran 2 in Aux Armes of Colmar or Le Caprice. Also in the provincial celebrations, a street performances which invites the public to go and watch the performance. But if you prefer to go to the theater to see a play boxes are open on Mondays from 14.00 to 18.00 on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 10.00 to 12.00 and 14.15 to 18.00 Wednesday from 10.00 to 18 00 and Saturdays from 16.00 to 18.00 also the last thirty minutes before each show.

Time

GMT/UTC + 01:00 hour

Climate

Normally, rainfalls are usually regular in the year. It's advisable to pick a raincoat or umbrella. Try to wear clothes, some kind of sweatshirt if you visit Colmar in spring because temperatures are usually not high.

transport

The best way to get around Colmar is through transport service offered by the city, the city has a railway station which receives thousands of tourists during the holiday months. The station is well connected to other cities of France has five ways, which makes the journey easier. About the public transport you can find in square Gare the SNCF, for travel. When you get there if you think you need a taxi to better carry bags or getting around town there's a taxi service that covers services at stations and near the city and the center. The service of buss is cover by the company Bushaltestelle


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