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The « little Venice » is the name given to the course of the Lauch in Colmar. This name probably came from the original line of the houses on both sides of the river, which serves the southeast of the city. This district starts behind the Koïfhus...more
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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Quai de la Poissonnerie, 68000, Colmar, France
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If you been to Venice, you might say this is nothing like Venice. Many people come and would be disappointed on this attraction. Colmar is filled with history, old business and restaurants and timber houses. Tuck away in Colmar is little Venice. A canal that...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Borton N
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is one place that I have enjoyed visiting. Beautiful architecture, little canal. The place is small was so worth the visit. We saw it during Christmas time, the houses were all decorated and it was magical. I would love to see the place in...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Deevahn
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

You have to visit once in Colmar. Do not expect Venice... Combining German and French architecture style on the end is interesting and beautiful. Also when you are looking for French Winebar or German style bier... Enjoy on a nice walk through the Old city...

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Notagain3
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It is a small part of the city but it is so beautiful and to see the gondolas riding with tourist is so neat.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Liliana E
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Little Venice is a quaint and charming neighborhood in Colmar. We were lucky to see it all decorated for Christmas. It is definitely worth the short walk from the train station or city center to see this area.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Rachel L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Little Venice describes the rows of old half-timbered houses along small canal (actually it is part of La Lauch river) south of Marche Couvert. Typical photo spots would be at the bridge on Rue des Ecoles and Rue de Turenne. Both equally good even...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It's such a beautiful village. There is nice architecture. We went there during Christmas, so it's full of nice decorations. Christmas markets in Colmar are small but they are in different places. You will walk and find another market on your way around. If you...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank anywherewecango
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This area of Colmar is very pretty and definitely worth a visit when in town. Even in winter it becomes somewhat crowded as people stop by to photograph the half-timber houses and the attractive canal.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank BellBoy53
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We had a nice December walk just before Christmas at the old town of Colmar. It was very charming and gave us a good mood for the upcoming holidays

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank jeni168
Reviewed 13 January 2019 via mobile

I don't think attraction is the main event there, I saw many canals passing between house and wasn't sure which spot is referred to as Little Venice, but one thing for sure : The stunning view of the district from the Saint-Pierre Bridge, to the...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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hallt
23 August 2018|
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Response from pamelamary52 | Reviewed this property |
Hi and apologies for not spotting your question, but I see that other travelers had good advice. Just curious how you enjoyed it? Did you go on the boat ride? Best Pam
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LondonBailey
14 August 2017|
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Response from dtanderson188 | Reviewed this property |
Hi there I'm sorry I can help you with that one, as we travelled by car. The railway station (La Gare) was right next to our hotel and 10 Mins walk from Little Venice. Hope this helps a little? Cheers David
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Marilyn H
30 March 2017|
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Response from Emmanuel F | Property representative |
Hello Marilyn There are many shops in Colmar wich is a small town Many "cute little git shops" as you say and many other shops too ! Colmar is also a great shopping destinations ;-)
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