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Location address: France, Alsace, Colmar
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Colmar is located on the wine route of Alsace. Colmar is the wine capital of the region.
Colmar (French: Colmar, pronounced: [kɔlmaʁ]; Alsatian: Colmer [ˈkolməʁ]; German between 1871–1918 and 1940–1945: Kolmar) is the third-largest commune of the Alsace region in north-eastern France. It is the seat of the prefecture of the Haut-Rhin department and the arrondissement of Colmar.
Did you know that the sculptor Bartholdi who created the Statue of Liberty in New York lived here in Colmar. A twelve meter high copy of the Statue of Liberty can be seen here in Colmar.
GEO listed Colmar in the top 10 small cities in Europe you should definitely see.
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The painter Albrecht Dürer spend some time in Colmar. Dürer followed the common German custom of taking Wanderjahre — in effect gap years — in which the apprentice learned skills from artists in other areas.
Colmar, a must to see in winter time and at Christmas.
Linked characteristics: Winter recommended