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Résidence le Drakkar

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Excellent 5/5 Score from 3 reviews

Apartment | 1 bedrooms | sleeps 2

Key Info
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car not necessary
  • No pets allowed

Roomy, comfortable, bright 54 sqm non-smoker ***apartment on 2nd floor (lift) in a modern quiet well-built apartment building. Located in a side street of residential area. Its 10 sqm balcony invites you for enjoying breakfasts and meals outdoor or for relaxing in the sun here in sun-kissed Colmar. Entrance and single garage are at ground level in lockable courtyard. You´ll find bakeries, supermarket, specialized shops, restaurants, gas stations, churches etc. just around the corner. It is located at a healthy 800 m walking distance to the historic center of Colmar (Unterlinden museum with the Isenheim altar, Christmas market ...). The main road towards the alsatian wine route and its major tourist spots is around the adjacent residential block. So the famous wine villages, the Vosges mountains and their medieval castles can be reached by car within a few minutes.

For vacationers, who want to stay from 2 days up to some weeks for enjoying the romantic flower-burden medieval villages of Alsace, for strolling through picturesque streets and passages of ancient Colmar, for visiting Bartholdi´s the creator of the Statue of Liberty´s museum, for making a wine tour along the alsatian wine route, for visiting within a few hours a large number of ancient castles including the world-famous Haut-Koenigsbourg, for admiring hundreds of historic cars in the automobile museum or locomotives in France´s national railway museum both in Mulhouse, or just for relaxing in the city or in the near Vosges mountains tasting the excellent alsatian cuisine.

Size Sleeps up to 2, 1 bedrooms
Will consider Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)
Access Car not necessary, Wheelchair users
Nearest Amenities 200 m
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: Basel/Mulhouse 60 km, Nearest railway: Colmar 1 km
Family friendly Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility
Notes No pets allowed, No smoking at this property

Features and Facilities

Luxuries Internet access
General Central heating, TV, CD player, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available
Standard Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer
Utilities Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Washing machine
Rooms 1 bedroom, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms
Furniture 1 Sofa beds, Double beds (1), Cots (1), Dining seats for 4, Lounge seats for 4
Other Linen provided, Towels provided
Outdoors Balcony or terrace
Access Wheelchair users, Secure parking, Lift access

The Alsace region

Sun-kissed Colmar, the history-loaden capital of southern Alsace (Haut-Rhin), is situated in Eastern France 20 km west of the German border and 60 km north of Basle, Switzerland.

Discover the historical center of Colmar, the extensive pedestrian precinct where it is a great pleasure to stroll through picturesque streets and passages with their medieval stud work houses or to take a short boat trip through little Venice.

Marvel at the rich collections of Colmar´s four museums with the world-famous "Isenheim altar", the "Mother of God in the rose hedge" as well as the Dominican Cloister.

Visit the bourgeois birthplace of Bartholdi, the famous sculptor of the Statue of Liberty, transformed nowadays into an interesting museum showing his development and his era.

For people, who enjoy Christmas time and its wonders, a Christmas market tour in and around Colmar is a must. For more see: http://www.marche-de-noel-alsace.com/marchenoel2.htm

The alsatian cuisine, a great experience for gourmets as well as for gourmands! You should try in restaurants or "Winstub" their specialities as there are Flammekueche, Choucroute garni (sauerkraut) or Baeckeofe accompanied by alsatian wine - but only when hungry! For dessert you should indulge in some of their tartes: au mirabelles, quetsch, myrtilles, pommes, or one of their sweet or salted kougelhopf. Travellers whith a sweet tooth should not forget to top their meals with a deliciously sweet white mountain called "Meringue glacée"

Colmar

From Colmar it´s less than an hours car ride or by rail to visit Strasbourg with its famous gothic cathedral, its stud work houses in the center, its town palaces and the modern building of the european parliament. It is Strasbourg also, where in 1440 Johannes Gutenberg invented the art of printing, which allowed for the first time the mass production of printed books.

Or you visit the automobile museum of the Schlumpf brothers in near Mulhouse with its hundreds of excellently presented cars starting with the very first ones from the 19th century up to modern formula 1 racing cars.

Why not enjoying a wine tour discoving the excellent quality and the disginuished taste of the alsatian wines. You´ll be visiting some of the best renownd wine growers around Colmar for talking to them, tasting some of their best vintages in their often romantic wine-cellars - and taking some of them home for completing your own cellar.

Or put yourself back into an earlier time by visiting some of the "Plus beaux villages de France", which are in less than an hours driving distance from Colmar. Villages and towns like Bergheim, Eguisheim, Kaysersberg, Ribeauvillé, Riquewihr or down-town Strasbourg let you feel you are visiting museums. But it´s not true! These are real living, loving and woking places for contemporary Alsatians.

Should you be an aficionado of history and/or of middle age castles, you´re right in the center of one of the richest regions with castles of all sizes and times. The reason: the Rhine valley and its plain were fighting ground over the centuries from the time of the Romans up to the 20th century. Between 1630 and 1945 the Alsace and its people changed involuntarily five times their sovereigns: Austria - France - Germany - France - Germany - France. No wonder that you would not be able to follow a conversation between native Alsatians should you master only one of the three languages they speak and which three they use very often even within one sentence: French, German and the alsatian dialect.

Finally for sporty people the alsatian plain as well as the densly forested Vosges mountains nearby are the ideal terrain for their activities during summer as well as for downhill or cross-country skiing in winter.

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17 Oct 2014

5/5

"Spacious, clean and comfortable apartment"

What a comfortable, spacious, secure and well-appointed apartment. It had everything we needed and more, even things like a collapsible clothes rack and a teapot (which we haven't seen often in … More

3 Jul 2014

5/5

"Spacious, clean, very well equiped ."

An excellent location in a quiet neighborhood (except for the occasional train) bus service,old town, railway station and supermarket all within an easy walk. The apartment is large , very well furn… More

15 Sep 2013

5/5

"Perfect place to stay in Colmar."

This apartment is great value for money. It is spotlessly clean, spacious and comfortable. The wonderful host met us at the train station and drove us around the old town pointing out sights of inte… More

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  • 2 Years listed

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Calendar last updated:26 Dec 2014

Based in France

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