As you stand in La Petite Venise and gaze out over the river, you’ll be captivated by the sight of the half-timbered houses lining the water’s edge. These traditional Alsatian buildings showcase a variety of pastel hues, including shades of pink, yellow, and blue. The vibrant colors lend a whimsical and fairy-tale-like atmosphere to the scene in the way only Colmar is capable of.
The canals in La Petite Venise add to the picturesque ambiance. They are spanned by quaint footbridges, adorned with colorful flower baskets, and reflect the facades of the buildings in their calm waters. The gentle ripples and occasional passing of small boats contribute to the tranquility of the scene.