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Colmar: The Pearl of Alsace

Little Venice in Colmar

When I first tweeted “I think I’ve left the best till last. Colmar is absolutely stunning, surely the prettiest town in Alsace” I immediately received several tweets back agreeing with me. It seems no one who has been there can forget the experience. I mean, no city that has a neighbourhood called Little Venice can […]

Where to go on the Alsace wine route


The “Alsace¬† Wine Route” refers to a small but remarkably picturesque B-road that winds its way from Strasbourg to Mulhouse on the eastern slopes of the Vosges passing through a succession of Hansel und Gretel villages (in the case of Dambach-la-ville, through both village gates) and below a succession of wildly picturesque castles. And if […]