Colmar, Alsace is the most charming little fairytale town in the world. Why, you ask? Well, first of all, it looks like it’s taken straight out of “Beauty and the Beast”. Once upon a time, the canals were buzzing with butchers, tanners and fishmongers and La Petite Venice was a center for art and learning. Today, it's one of the most popular places in France. Here's a quick guide to Fairytale Colmar.
France - drive the Route des Vins d’Alsace in autumn, when vines are heavy with grapes waiting to be harvested and colours are at their vibrant best. From the Viking river cruise on the rhine we went to Colmar, Obernai and Strasbourg,sometimes by bus.