A number of sport providers are located in and near the city, and activities ranging from parachuting to tennis to golf are available for travelers. One provider, Branches et Montagnes, offers hiking, cycling, canoeing, mountain boarding, dogsledding, snow shoeing, skiing and more.
There are a number of museums in Colmar including the Musee d'Unterlinden (paintings, sculptures), Musee Batholdi (creator of the Statue of Liberty), a toy and miniature train museum, the Natural and Ethnography Museum and Espace Andre Malraux, which has contemporary art.
Where to Stay
There are a number of hotels located in Colmar ranging from no stars to four stars. There also is a campground, Camping de L'ill, that is not far from the center of town.
The town has many restaurants and offers local produce for sale, including cheese and spice bread. The Office of Tourism website provides a list of some local producers and information about their products.
Colmar is actually the Alsatian wine capital, and grapes such as Pinot Noir, Riesling and Pinot Blanc flourish in the region. Local wineries offer tastings and tours.