Colmar, the magic of Christmas

In the picturesque streets of Colmar, the succession of stalls, Christmas decorations and lights will sweep you up in the magic of the Christmas season. Wherever you look, you will be spellbound. Truly the place to be for a genuinely exceptional Christmas experience!

  • By plane45 minutes from Strasbourg Airport and from EuroAirport
  • By carServed by the A35
  • By train2h 20 min from Paris and 3h 30 min from Lyon

Essential things to do

Noël à Colmar©Nis&For
Take a selfie in Rue des Marchands
Préparation berewecke©Nis&For
Try all the local specialities at the Marché Gourmand Discover
Noël à Colmar©Nis&For
Take your time to stroll through the richly illuminated streets and alleyways
Unearth the perfect gift among the handicrafts at the Koïfhus Discover
Vin d'Alsace©Chez Elles - CIVA
Unlock the secrets of Alsatian wine in a Christmas wine cellar Discover
Les enfants chantent Noël sur les barques©OT Colmar
Take a moment to enjoy the carols sung by children on boats on the river

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At the heart of the Christmas market magic

Situated right in the heart of the historic town centre, Colmar’s six Christmas markets radiate warmth and an inviting atmosphere where you are sure to make some delightful discoveries. Each with its own particular theme, the markets will envelop you in the magic of Christmas, a unique atmosphere guaranteed to delight young and old alike.

Noël à Colmar©ART GE-Nis&For

In a fairytale setting

As you stroll around the stalls and wooden chalets, the lights and decorations will carry you away into Christmas wonderland. Subtly illuminated streets and alleyways invite you to stroll gently through the Capital of Alsatian Wine, soaking up the atmosphere in a town whose outstanding heritage provides the perfect setting for the festivities!


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