Where to stay around Colmar?

Our 2018 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 1,015 holiday lettings near Colmar. From 541 apartments to 214 cottages, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Colmar is on HomeAway.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Colmar?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Colmar. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • The Dominican Church: 1,394 holiday lettings
  • Collegiale St-Martin: 1,382 holiday lettings
  • Theater Colmar: 1,409 holiday lettings
  • Saint-Matthews Protestant Church: 1,338 holiday lettings
  • Colmar Saint-Joseph Station: 1,474 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Colmar listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent apartments in Colmar?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 541 apartments in Colmar. Our other popular types of Colmar holiday rentals include:

  • Cottages: 214 self catering accommodations
  • Houses: 177 self catering accommodations
  • Chalets: 18 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including barns and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Colmar?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 102 holiday homes with pool available in Colmar. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

    Make a Holiday Rental Apartment in Colmar, France, Your Home Away From Home

    The French city of Colmar can be found within the Alsace region, to the far north-east of the country. The city’s greatest claim to fame is that it was the home town of the famous sculptor, Frederic Bartholdi, who designed the Statue of Liberty. Colmar was also once the home of Martin Schongauer, a renowned painter and engraver. In present days, most visitors looking to spend their holidays in Colmar are drawn by its many cultural and historical attractions, to be found mainly within its extensive and well preserved ‘Old Town’. There is a good choice of self catering holiday rental accommodation available within the city, mainly in form of townhouses and apartments, set within some of its most gracious buildings.

    Things to Do on Holiday in Colmar, France

    The mainly rural and unspoilt landscape which surrounds Colmar means that walking, hiking, cycling and horse-riding are especially popular outdoor pursuits. The more active and energetic may alternatively wish to head to the Vosges Mountains, to the west of the city, where group abseiling and rock-climbing can be enjoyed. Tourists spending their holidays in Colmar in the winter months will find that there are a number of ski-resorts to be found within this mountain range, with slopes suitable for all abilities and experience levels. Other popular outdoor pursuits to be enjoyed within the Colmar region include kayaking and freshwater angling in the nearby Rhine and its tributaries.

    Places to Visit on Holiday in Colmar, France

    Visitors with an interest in all things cultural and historical will find that their passion will be more than satisfied by Colmar’s myriad sites, buildings and landmarks, many of which are built with a unique pink and yellow sandstone with timber framing. Particular draws are the 16th century Maison Pfister, the 14th century Gothic Maison Adolf and Marche Couvert - the city’s baroque-style covered market. The city also boasts numerous historic churches and religious buildings, to include the 13th century Eglise Saint-Martin, which contains numerous Gothic and Renaissance-style sculptures and Couvert des Antonins, which now houses one of the Alsace region’s most extensive collections of paintings, artefacts and sculptures within the renowned Unterlinden Museum.

    Weather in Colmar, France

    The Alsace region as a whole enjoys a typically continental climate. This means that summers in Colmar can be warm, with temperatures averaging between 25 and 30 degrees Celsius. Winters are colder, with temperatures averaging between 5 and 12 degrees, though this may often fall below zero. The average annual precipitation of 23 inches is well distributed throughout the year, with snow common in the mid-winter months, especially at higher elevations.

    Travel to Colmar, France

    Travellers from the UK looking to spend their holidays in Colmar will usually fly to nearby EuroAirport Basel-Mulhouse-Freiberg (BSL). British Airways, Easyjet and BMI operate regular flights to this busy international airport, departing from London Heathrow (LHR), London Gatwick (LGW) and Edinburgh (EDI).

    Activities and attractions in and around Colmar

    Do you want to discover attractions to see in the area? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to experience everything that Colmar has to offer. Here are some of the major attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

    • Little Venice (0.1 mi / 0.2 km)
    • Andre Stentz Winery (2.8 mi / 4.5 km)
    • Wolfberger Winery (3.3 mi / 5.3 km)
    • Kuentz-Bas (4.6 mi / 7.4 km)
    • Ginglinger-Fix Vineyards (5.2 mi / 8.4 km)
    • Ammerschwihr Golf Club (5.7 mi / 9.2 km)

    Exploring the natural features in Colmar

    Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Colmar is a great place to get out in nature. Here are some of the area’s noteworthy features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

    • Parc du Champ de Mars (0.3 mi / 0.5 km)
    • NaturOparC (7.3 mi / 11.8 km)
    • Lac Blanc (12.9 mi / 20.7 km)
    • Kaiserstuhl (13.9 mi / 22.4 km)
    • Parc du Petit Prince (15.2 mi / 24.4 km)
    • Grand Ballon (17.1 mi / 27.5 km)