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Fairytale town exists in France

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Fairytales always seem too good to be true, don’t they? Especially the villages where they take place. But what if such towns existed? What if you could escape to a real life fairytale town? Well, actually, you can!

Welcome to Colmar, a quaint little town in north eastern France. It is rumored to be the town that Beauty and the Beast was set in, and it is easy to see why. This picturesque place is full of vibrant, half timbered houses, historical sites, shops, and many more aspects that give it that fairytale charm. The timeless beauty of Colmar is captivating.

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There are many things to do in this delightful town, one of which is visiting well-preserved historical sites that add to the overall charming ambience. You can also let your inner kid loose by heading over to the three-story children’s paradise that is The Museum of  Toys and Model Trains. Explore and see toys dating back from the 19th century to present day. You can also take a stroll in Little Venice, capturing the loveliness of the canal and the shops and restaurants along its banks. Speaking of restaurants, there are many places to to enjoy classical French cuisine in this darling village.

Not only is there a lot to see and do, but the overall charm of the town will take your breath away. The entire experience of walking down cobblestone streets, smelling  scents of freshly made bread and pastries wafting through the air, and taking in the awe-inspiring view of the canal that runs through Little Venice is guaranteed to be the perfect getaway. Colmar, here we come!

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