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Résidence le Drakkar Apartment
- 1 bedroom
- 2 sleeps
- 2 nights min stay
Résidence le Drakkar
- 1 bedroom
- 2 sleeps
- 2 nights min stay
Description from owner
Roomy, comfortable, bright 54 sqm non-smoker ***apartment on 2nd floor (lift) in a modern quiet well-built apartment building. New single mattress double bed 1,60 x 2,00 m. 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
Roomy, comfortable, bright 54 sqm non-smoker ***apartment on 2nd floor (lift) in a modern quiet well-built apartment building. New single mattress double bed 1,60 x 2,00 m. 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.
Location description from owner
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"
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.
- Child friendly
- Car not necessary
- No pets allowed
- Great for children of all ages
- No pets allowed
- Cot available
Bed & bathroom
- 1 Super King Beds, 1 Sofa Bed, 1 Cot available
- 1 Family bathroom
- Wi-Fi available
- Balcony or terrace
- Internet access
- Central heating
- Washing machine
- Satellite TV
- CD player
- Hair dryer
- Linen provided
- Towels provided
- Secure parking
- Lift access
- Accessible for wheelchair users — please contact the owner for details before booking
- Check in time:16:00, Check out time:11:00
- If you have any questions about check-in or check-out times, please contact the owner/manager.
- This rental can only be paid for online through Holiday Lettings using your credit/debit card or PayPal (never by bank or wire transfer).
- No smoking at this property
- Cancellation policy
About the owner
Andrée & Wolfgang M
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- Calendar updated:
- 16 Aug 2016
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Languages spoken: English, French, German, Dutch
This Apartment has 1 bedroom, 1 bathroom and sleeps 2. It’s been listed on Holiday Lettings since 14 Dec 2012. Located in Haut-Rhin, it has 7 reviews with an overall rating of 5. The average weekly rate varies from £385 to £475.
The Owner has a response rate of 90% and the property’s calendar was last updated on 16 Aug 2016.
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