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Petit Train Touristique de Colmar

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Address: 3 Rue Kleber, 68000, Colmar, France
Phone Number:
+33 3 89 24 19 82
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Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
Description:

Discover the charms of Old Colmar (pedestrian zone) : Maison des Têtes...

Discover the charms of Old Colmar (pedestrian zone) : Maison des Têtes (House of Heads), St Martin’s Collegiate Church, the Pfister House, Petite Venise (Little Venice)…with a guided tour in French, Arabic, Chinese, Danish, Dutch, English, German, Hebrew, Italian, Japanese, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish and Swedish.

Departure every 30 minutes : rue Kléber,

in front of the Japanese restaurant "NAGOYA",

close to the Unterlinden Museum

Circuit : about 7 kilometres

Duration : about 35 minutes

The Little GREEN Trains run all over the year 7/7 !

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Short informative ride

The tour was good for an overview of Colmar. The train even travels outside the old town to see sights such as the park and the Begat fountain, which we would not have visited, as... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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66 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The tour was good for an overview of Colmar. The train even travels outside the old town to see sights such as the park and the Begat fountain, which we would not have visited, as it was away from the town center. The tickets also give a €2 discount for the unterlinden museum and €1 for the Hansi museum, bartholdi... More 

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San Antonio, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 February 2017 via mobile

Nice little ride throughout the city. Nice to get an overview of the site. Very enlightening. Even though Colmar is small it's nice to scope things out before walking every where.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 November 2016 via mobile

This was a good little overview of Colmar. The commentary in English was interesting however there wasn't much of it on the 35 line journey maybe half commentary half music. If there was more commentary would be a 5

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 178 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 November 2016

The train ride is just under an hour and will give you a nice overall tour of the city. Every seat has a headset and you can select any one of several languages. the quality of the audio was excellent.

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Hesingue, France
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

We had never visited Colmar before. We got on the train,it really helped us view this wonderful place. It helped us with what the rest of the day bought! With about 9 language translations it's great for everyone. Very impressed.

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 October 2016 via mobile

Some activities are especially designed to cater to tourists. This Tourist Train (TT) fits that description. Excellent sight-viewing for the elderly. Practical for those toting infants. For the Sporty it is the Route that is inspirational: to see the best points of interest. If you walk in the opposite direction of that taken by the TT you will see them coming...

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Halifax, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 91 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 September 2016

While the main part of Colmar is not spread out over large area the streets are narrow and meandering. Easy to get disorientated if trying to follow the tourist map for the first time. For only 6.50 Euros you can get a 45 minute tour of the city center with highlights. The tour comes in 11 languages. Easy to find... More 

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Greenville, South Carolina
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Reviewed 23 September 2016

We took the petite train through Colmar to the Petite Venice area....what a delight! They have headphones programmed for a myriad of languages. The cost was a mere 6 Euros and well worth it. You get a good understanding of the city of Colmar, and the Petite Venice area....without the train you may miss some interesting and scenic areas. After... More 

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Istanbul, Turkey
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 September 2016 via mobile

It is a classic tourist activity. It goes to all the touristic places. It is a nice way to explore the city.

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Central Florida, Florida
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Reviewed 4 September 2016 via mobile

We took the train mostly for the kids, but the adults enjoyed it as well because it was a nice ride through key areas of the town. It was also a great way to become familiar with the layout and decide on areas we wanted to come back and visit further on the remainder of the trip. We thought the... More 

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